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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.



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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.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| Jul 10, 2014 07:34 pm


Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.



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Surprising number of men would leave their girlfriends for a better job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 9, 2014 08:32 pm


How willing would you be to leave your boyfriend/girlfriend, spouse, pets, or parents for a better job? Apparently almost half of boyfriends would leave their girlfriends.



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The real cost of a bad hire, and how to avoid making one

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 7, 2014 07:00 pm


Here’s what hiring the wrong person winds up costing your organization. Avoid making this mistake.



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Top 2014 World Cup social media blunders so far

Melissa Allen| Jul 2, 2014 04:22 pm


Have you been following the 2014 World Cup action on social media? Read about the top World Cup Twitter blunders by corporate accounts to date…and one brand that got it right.



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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 27, 2014 05:55 pm


There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.



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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?



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