Industry News & Insights

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The worst social media mistakes businesses make

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 7, 2014 05:31 pm


A lot of people assume social media for business is easy. They assume wrong. Here are the top mistakes businesses make on social media. Are you doing it right?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
Employment outlook for Canada

Employment Update: What’s trending in Canadian hiring in April 2014

Peter Harris| Apr 4, 2014 11:14 am


Job creation in Canada trounced expectations in March, showing the largest employment gains in seven months. Online job postings also continue to point upwards. Here’s where the job growth is now – and a look at what is coming next.



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Why apologize even when you’re not sorry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 3, 2014 06:48 pm


An apology can disarm your opponent and give you the upper hand. But it has to be delivered in the right way. Learn how and why you should apologize.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Business man looking distressed and worried

Being a fair boss can make you sick

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 1, 2014 03:11 pm


New research finds that making fair decisions is stressful and can put bosses at risk for mental and physical illness. How can you be a good boss and counteract these risks?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 31, 2014 04:34 pm


This aspiring account service intern’s Lego-inspired self promotion should be an inspiration for all job candidates. Wouldn’t you love it if all job candidates were this innovative and driven?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 11:16 am


If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
The #BanBossy movement encourages young girls to become leaders

Bossy or just assertive?

Melissa Allen| Mar 14, 2014 09:06 pm


Are you bossy or just assertive? Well that depends on whether you’re a girl or a boy…and Sheryl Sandberg’s #BanBossy movement aims to change that.



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Where Canadians look for work

[Infographic] Where are Canadians looking for work?

Peter Harris| Mar 12, 2014 10:07 am


Canadians are continuing to search for jobs outside of their home province in great numbers. Who is the most willing to move, and where are the top targeted destinations for work?



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Manpower Employment Outlook - Q2 2014

Canadian hiring for the spring – Where the jobs will and won’t be created

Peter Harris| Mar 11, 2014 09:35 am


A new survey of the hiring intentions of Canadian employers across the country reveals which regions and industries are expecting growth – and where the hiring is slowing down.



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Meditating business men

Do this to have a smarter, more productive workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 7, 2014 08:17 pm


The one thing has been proven in studies to improve decision making and increase productivity.



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