Management

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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,
Woman in a short skirt flirting with men in an office hallway

40 per cent of women believe flirting is the way to get promoted

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 10, 2014 07:20 pm


A new survey shows women wear red lipstick and low-cut blouses to work for the purpose of flirting with their male bosses to get ahead.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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11 examples of the worst possible boss behaviour

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 10, 2014 06:45 pm


Half of Canadian workers think they could do the boss’s job as well or better. Here are some of the worst boss horror stories they shared with us.



Category: Management,
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Seven more grammar (& spelling) mistakes that make you look dumb

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 9, 2014 04:26 pm


Following our first installment, here’s another list of grammar and spelling errors to avoid in all communications, lest you lead others to believe you are less intelligent than you actually are.



Category: Management, Small Business,
Tattoed business man carrying laptop

Controversy over workplace tattoos gets nasty

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 4, 2014 02:49 pm


The Ottawa Convention Centre locked out three employees who refused to cover their tattoos. The workers are calling the move “prejudiced.”



Category: Human Resources, Management,
Ready for Handshake

It’s a jungle out there: a guide to employee poaching

Kim Hughes| Jun 3, 2014 05:39 pm


Got your eye on talent working for the competition? Here’s how to lure them away without landing in hot water.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
No sandals sign

How to keep your staff from coming to work half naked

Kim Hughes| Jun 3, 2014 05:17 pm


How to enforce an office dress code in summer, when sandals, shorts and spaghetti straps are what people want to wear.



Category: Management,
Infographic of a slacker

13 traits of a disengaged employee

Workopolis| Jun 2, 2014 07:30 pm


Not sure if an employee is checked out? Consult this list of signs of a bad employee.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
brainstorming vs. brainswarming

Brainstorming is out and “brainswarming” is in

Melissa Allen| May 23, 2014 08:07 pm


What to prevent group think and generate more ideas faster? Then instead of brainstorming, try brainswarming.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Infographic – No leggings please. And more women’s workplace attire tips

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 06:13 pm


Leggings are not pants! A primer for women’s attire in the workplace and for interviews.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,