Management

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Employer’s “no sex” policy not enforceable in Canada

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 8, 2014 11:33 am


Christian charity World Vision enforces a conduct code of sexual abstinence for single employees in its American office. Could this happen in Canada? And how would they enforce it?



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business,
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The worst social media mistakes businesses make

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 7, 2014 05:31 pm


A lot of people assume social media for business is easy. They assume wrong. Here are the top mistakes businesses make on social media. Are you doing it right?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
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Why apologize even when you’re not sorry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 3, 2014 06:48 pm


An apology can disarm your opponent and give you the upper hand. But it has to be delivered in the right way. Learn how and why you should apologize.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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15 companies with amazing employee perks

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 2, 2014 03:43 pm


Companies are offering some incredible perks to lure the best and brightest. They come for the massages and free food, they stay for the latte art and African dance classes.



Category: Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Business man looking distressed and worried

Being a fair boss can make you sick

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 1, 2014 03:11 pm


New research finds that making fair decisions is stressful and can put bosses at risk for mental and physical illness. How can you be a good boss and counteract these risks?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 31, 2014 04:34 pm


This aspiring account service intern’s Lego-inspired self promotion should be an inspiration for all job candidates. Wouldn’t you love it if all job candidates were this innovative and driven?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
A happy boss chatting with an employee

How to be an amazing boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2014 02:06 pm


It’s not easy being in charge of a team. Follow these tips and be the best boss they ever had.



Category: Management,
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Trust your gut to make good business and hiring decisions?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2014 08:34 pm


New research suggests intuition can help you spot a liar. Can it also be useful in deciding who to hire and making other business decisions?



Category: Hiring Advice, Management,
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Signs that someone is about to quit

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 25, 2014 06:39 pm


Don’t get blindsided when a valued employee quits on you. Learn to recognize the signs so you can try to keep them.



Category: Management,
Two women talking in an office

How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 11:16 am


If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,