Industry News & Insights

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Are tattoos and piercings a human right?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 03:11 pm


Alberta woman wants workplace dress codes deemed “discrimination.” How do you feel about tattoos and piercings in the workplace?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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10 common phrases you’re getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 03:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Nerds lose ground. New research says jocks do better later in life.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 20, 2014 10:13 am


New research says high school jocks do better at careers and exhibit more social behaviour later in life. Nerds weep.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights,
Woman talking to her boss and laughing but maybe wishing she could say something else

8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 13, 2014 07:17 pm


Everyone, from the intern to the CEO, has to watch their mouth around their superiors. Here are the top eight things employees would say to the boss if they could.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
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The highest-paying jobs on the planet

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 12, 2014 04:15 pm


If you want to earn the big bucks, you better go into one of these professions. This infographic looks at the best-paying jobs in the world, and salaries by country, so we can see how Canada measures up.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Woman in a short skirt flirting with men in an office hallway

40 per cent of women believe flirting is the way to get promoted

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 10, 2014 07:20 pm


A new survey shows women wear red lipstick and low-cut blouses to work for the purpose of flirting with their male bosses to get ahead.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Job openings to continue to increase in Canada through the summer of 2014

June employment update: Job openings to continue to increase in Canada through the summer of 2014

Peter Harris| Jun 6, 2014 10:44 am


Workopolis has seen gains in the number of available jobs for four consecutive months and is forecasting the hiring trend to continue through the summer. Here’s where the fastest job growth is right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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20 reasons your colleagues don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 3, 2014 06:45 pm


Research shows half of employees in big companies dislike their colleagues. Here are 20 reasons your coworkers don’t like you.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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13 traits of a disengaged employee

Workopolis| Jun 2, 2014 07:30 pm


Not sure if an employee is checked out? Consult this list of signs of a bad employee.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Is social media turning us into psychopaths?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2014 10:40 am


Social media is an incredibly useful job search tool, among other things. But some worry about its effect on our personalities.



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