Management

Get more done at work this week

3 quick tricks to get more done at work

Christina Bruce| Nov 5, 2012 02:23 pm


Daylight savings meant we all set our clocks back for a much-needed extra hour this weekend. Finding more time (and getting more done) can be easier than you think — try these three tips to help your workplace stay productive.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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What you don’t know about the people who work for you

Christina Bruce| Sep 26, 2012 05:23 pm


We’ve all seen the disconnect that can happen between management and employees. To truly get the best work from the people you employ, you need to understand their perspective. Here are a few universal truths about employees.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Is hiring an intern really worth it?

Christina Bruce| Aug 31, 2012 02:45 pm


Internships are on the rise in Canada. As a hiring manager, do you know how to make an internship work? These ten tips will get you started.



Category: Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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How you’re demoralizing your workers (without even knowing it)

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Aug 31, 2012 01:50 pm


Some companies, despite their policies to be flexible and promote on merit, are puzzled when they find out that employees are unhappy. You can demoralize workers by ignoring the small things. Here a few that have a big impact.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
Town Hall

How to have a successful town hall

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Aug 21, 2012 03:47 pm


The town hall. It’s necessary for a company to convey information to all its employees at once but, you have to admit, most of them are deeply, deeply boring. But they really don’t have to be – try these tips.



Category: Management,
Productivity

Three secrets of super-productive people

Nicole Wray| Aug 1, 2012 10:10 am


Does it sometimes feel like you’re always rushing to finish things and that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day? Here are a few simple actions and behavioural tweaks that you can make to have more energy all day and accomplish more work in less time.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Team meets a candidate. Hire right the first time.

Hire right the first time: 3 mistakes to avoid

Christina Bruce| Jul 18, 2012 12:16 pm


Hiring the wrong person costs money. And wastes time. So whether you own a business or manage the hiring for an organization, making the wrong decision is a huge hassle. Get it right the first time by avoiding these three common hiring mistakes.



Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,
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Happy employees linked to higher profits

Christina Bruce| Jul 12, 2012 11:35 am


It’s no secret to the HR managers of the world. But for those in management or running their own businesses, ‘employee engagement’ might not be something high on the agenda. Turns out, it really should be. Do happy employees really mean higher profits? This study says yes – find out why.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Bored man in office

Bored employees behaving badly

Christina Bruce| Jun 13, 2012 04:12 pm


Everybody gets a little bored in the office sometimes…don’t they? Boredom has a bigger impact on productivity than you think. Find out what a bored employee is really doing at work.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
Alarm clock wake up woman

How lack of sleep may be affecting your work

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 28, 2012 10:19 am


Experts argue that most people don’t understand the consequences of not getting enough sleep – on their mood, their ability to reason and their reaction times. How much is enough, and what happens when you don’t get it?



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