your employees are judging you

5 things people will judge you for at work

Christina Bruce| Apr 1, 2013 09:07 am

Your employees are judging you. Truth is, as a manager, you are subjected to even higher levels of scrutiny than ordinary peers. Here are five subtle habits in your daily routine that can make or break it with your direct reports.

Category: Human Resources, Management,
Eating salad at lunch

3 simple ways to be better at work

Christina Bruce| Feb 25, 2013 04:38 pm

A lot of us start the week with an extra long to-do list. But accomplishing more than your usual can be tough when you’ve already got an established working routine. Here are three easy ways to be more productive at work.

Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business,
Lady Gaga

Provocative attire causing problems on work computers

Christina Bruce| Feb 21, 2013 09:21 am

Enjoy flipping through your favourite online fitness magazines during your lunch break? That could be a problem, depending on where you work. Here’s a new group of websites causing problems for employers.

Category: Human Resources, 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,
group of employees

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,
young woman working

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,
Demoralized man at work

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,

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,