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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:43 pm


Research shows leaders need different skills at different levels, but the core set remains the same. Do you possess these qualities?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| Aug 6, 2014 08:06 am


The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.



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Are you guilty of these worst breaches of workplace etiquette?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 5, 2014 08:57 pm


New research reveals what office employees hate the most when it comes to workplace behaviour. Don’t break these rules, or your career could suffer.



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The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 31, 2014 08:53 pm


Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.



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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 25, 2014 05:40 pm


Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.



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10 words that don’t mean what you think they mean

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 25, 2014 01:59 pm


In our ongoing series of posts and grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proper word usage, we have covered a lot of ground. But there’s more. Here are ten words that don’t mean what you think they mean.



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The personality trait that leads to the biggest paycheques. You’re not going to like it.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 23, 2014 06:58 pm


New research shows narcissistic CEOs out earn their more humble counterparts.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The exact number of hours bosses should spend with employees per week

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 22, 2014 07:09 pm


Study shows that there is an optimal amount of time managers should spend interacting with their employees.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Four ways to weed out low performers in the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 15, 2014 02:22 pm


If a candidate makes it to the interview, they’ve done a reasonably good job of selling themselves. But maybe it’s all a show. Here’s how to separate the high performers from the low performers.



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