Management

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Don’t trust anyone under 30 at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 9, 2014 05:31 pm


New research says 80% of Millennials will throw a friend under the bus if it means getting a promotion. What a cutthroat generation.



Category: Management,
Office Space 1999

Ten weird things about work that aren’t in your job description (and HR won’t tell you about)

Peter Harris| Jul 9, 2014 11:42 am


Work is a strange place. A lot of odd rituals have formed to keep so many disparate personalities coexisting in a shared space as part of a team. Here’s what they don’t teach you in school about life on the job.



Category: Management,
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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.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Why it's time for introverts to take over

The trouble with introverts (and why it’s time for them to take over)

Peter Harris| Jul 3, 2014 08:00 am


While being an introvert has traditionally been seen as a career disadvantage, here are some strategies for overcoming the key drawbacks, and why now is the time for the rise of reluctant leaders.



Category: Management,
Woman with facial piercings

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?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Liars

The six most common lies candidates tell, and how to catch them

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 23, 2014 04:48 pm


Candidates lie, sometimes because they have to, to get the job. Here are the six most common lies job seekers tell and how to spot them.



Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
The economic cost of the World Cup

Intoxication, absenteeism, and hooliganism: Employers weigh-in on The World Cup

Kevin Makra| Jun 16, 2014 01:27 pm


When half of a nation’s workforce takes the day off, and one company receives 500 doctor’s notes on a single day, employers start to get suspicious that the World Cup is taking its toll on productivity. Here’s what happens during the soccer tournament.



Category: Management,
Woman talking to her boss and laughing but maybe wishing she could say something else

8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 13, 2014 07:17 pm


Everyone, from the intern to the CEO, has to watch their mouth around their superiors. Here are the top eight things employees would say to the boss if they could.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
Screenshot of Julia Roberts and Richard Gere from Pretty Woman

Snotty salespeople increase sales

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 11, 2014 07:39 pm


New research shows rude salespeople can boost sales of high-end brands. Should you train your staff accordingly?



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business,
Young people working at a table

Are your contract workers employees in the eyes of the CRA?

Julie Labrie| Jun 10, 2014 08:31 pm


If the Canada Revenue Agency sees your contractors as employees, and you haven’t made payroll deductions, the monetary implications could be daunting.



Category: Human Resources, Management,