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.



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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.



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Man looking thoughtful

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.



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Infographic of a slacker

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.



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Cartoon drawing of Jason Voorhees

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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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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