Industry News & Insights

brainstorming vs. brainswarming

Brainstorming is out and “brainswarming” is in

Melissa Allen| May 23, 2014 08:07 pm


What to prevent group think and generate more ideas faster? Then instead of brainstorming, try brainswarming.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Infographic – No leggings please. And more women’s workplace attire tips

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 06:13 pm


Leggings are not pants! A primer for women’s attire in the workplace and for interviews.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Woman at computer with look of consternation

The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 04:28 pm


Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Happy

Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 08:17 pm


The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Frustrated employee banging her head against her desk

Workers reveal their biggest pet peeves about colleagues and the workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 13, 2014 09:10 am


Noisy colleagues, lunch stealers, the water cooler being “too far away.” What employees complained about in one survey.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
An irritated businessman with his feet up on his desk as a coworker stands by

10 examples of shockingly unprofessional behaviour

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 9, 2014 05:57 pm


From clipping toenails in a meeting room to copying the entire company on an angry email, we’ve got ten real-life examples of terrible workplace conduct.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Job openings increase by 5 per cent in Canada

The top jobs available now across the country and the top trending sectors in online job postings

Peter Harris| May 9, 2014 10:31 am


Online job postings are on the rise across industries right now. Here are the regions and sectors that are seeing the most growth – and which areas are lagging behind.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
People in a meeting wearing nametags

Is your name optimized for success?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 1, 2014 08:02 pm


Research suggests adding a middle initial to your name makes you look smarter. We look at what else studies have to say about names.



Category: Help & FAQ's, Industry News & Insights,
Man on an oil drilling rig

Canada’s top 10 best jobs for 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 29, 2014 02:36 pm


The top 10 jobs in Canada for 2014, and what you need to get them. They might not be what you expect.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
How long Canadians stay at work

Why hire a job hopper

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 17, 2014 03:14 pm


A majority of employees now stay in a job for less than two years, so you might as well get used to job hoppers. Here are some reasons they’re not so bad.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,