Management

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Study shows promotion to power position likely to turn you into a monster

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 16, 2015 04:53 pm


If you’ve recently gotten a promotion and found yourself in a management position, be careful, you’re likely to turn into a beast. The results of a new study suggest that not only does power corrupt, it wreaks havoc on your table manners.



Category: Management,
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Five qualities of great leaders

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 9, 2015 08:22 pm


Not everyone is a born leader. Fortunately, the traits that make a great manager can be developed and nurtured. Here are five qualities of great leaders.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 9, 2014 09:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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Employees are leaving your company for the same reason they joined it in the first place

Peter Harris| Dec 8, 2014 06:00 pm


Canadians are making many more career moves in 2014. We’re changing jobs more often, working in more jobs and more sectors over our careers, and moving provinces for work with greater frequency. And it turns out that this is the necessary path to success: 88 per cent of the time, people need to change employers in order to advance their career.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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What your employees really want for Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 25, 2014 10:01 pm


Back away from the Tim Horton’s gift card and the mug with your company logo on it. Here’s what your employees really want for the holidays.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Former head of FBI’s behavioral analysis program reveals technique for building instant rapport with anyone

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 5, 2014 05:03 pm


A former head of the FBI’s behavioral analysis program shares his number one trick for being more likable.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Research: hiring managers reveal how tattoos affect a candidate’s chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 04:52 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Here’s what you said. The responses might surprise you.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 05:02 pm


New research shows what “soft skills” employers value most in new hires. One that’s at the bottom of the list should be moved up.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Credential creep

Employers are raising the bar on qualifications and then claiming that no one is qualified

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 03:09 pm


This is why employers can’t find anyone to fill those positions. They’re asking for advanced education for jobs that don’t actually require it.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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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,