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It’s true: You really can accurately judge a person by their shoes

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 01:54 pm


Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that people can accurately judge 90 percent of a stranger’s personal characteristics just by looking at the person’s shoes. What does your footwear say about you?



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Infographic: how to get people to do what you want

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 8, 2014 08:42 pm


If you want to get people to do what you want, you must have influence. Studies have shown these methods to be effective when attempting to influence others.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Are you sexist and you don’t even know it?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 5, 2014 04:31 pm


New study suggests sexism is alive and well in the workplace and that some managers might be unaware of their own bias.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The staggering cost of workplace conflict

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 2, 2014 07:44 pm


Squabbling and discord may be costing your business more than you think. Check out this infographic on the price of conflict in the workplace.



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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 29, 2014 03:13 pm


News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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Should this Facebook post have gotten a man fired?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 07:39 pm


Opera singer’s firing raises question of what individuals should and should not be allowed to post on their own personal social media accounts. What do you think?



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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15 sweet gigs to make money on the side

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 04:07 pm


Life is expensive. We could all use a little extra cash. Here are 15 gigs you can do on the side to make extra money.



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Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| Aug 26, 2014 08:57 am


We all know that doctors, lawyers and dentists tend to be well compensated, and that the CEO makes more money than everybody else. But what if you’re not one of those guys? Here are some high-paying gigs for the rest of us.



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5 questions to ask yourself before you send an email

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 07:22 pm


I bet email is piling up in your inbox as you read this. If we all asked ourselves these five questions before hitting “send” we would greatly reduce clutter and annoyance.



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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 06:59 pm


Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.



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