How long Canadians stay at work

Why hire a job hopper

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 17, 2014 3:14 pm

A majority of employees now stay in a job for less than two year, so you might as well get used to job hoppers. Here are some reasons they’re not so bad.

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6 underrated qualities of truly amazing employees

Christina Bruce| Oct 1, 2013 2:05 pm

So you think you’ve made the right hire. It’s great to find an employee that works hard and produces the results you are looking for. But what makes someone stand out above the crowd? Here are six subtle signs you’ve got a superstar in the making.

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How to encourage authenticity in the workplace

Melissa Allen| Sep 27, 2013 10:08 pm

75% of workers cover up some part of their identity at work. Here’s how to balance the encouragement of authenticity with your organization’s goals.

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How to weed out ‘bad people managers’ in interviews

Julie Labrie| Sep 23, 2013 4:35 pm

A once happy workplace is now tenuous. The department is fragmented. Everyone is gossiping and we’ve lost some great talent recently. It’s starting to look like a revolving door. Does this sound familiar?

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Covering: When “Being Yourself” at work doesn’t cut it

Melissa Allen| Sep 18, 2013 8:14 pm

Are your employees hiding their true selves? 75% of workers cover up some part of their identity at work. Learn about why this is bad for the workplace.

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How to decipher exit interview answers

Melissa Allen| Sep 16, 2013 6:40 pm

Exit interviews can provide companies with valuable insight, but how honest is an employee on their way out the door? Here’s how to decipher common answers.

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The eight rudest things people do with technology – Are you guilty of these?

Peter Harris| Sep 13, 2013 1:42 pm

A new survey has just revealed people’s opinions about the most annoying things that we do with our workplace technology. Here are the eight behaviours that bother people the most.

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Ageism in the workplace (and 3 good reasons to hire a mature worker)

Melissa Allen| Sep 11, 2013 6:17 pm

An online poll found that 57% of mature workers in Canada want to stay in the workforce, which means opting to delay retirement. However, ageism int the workplace is still an issue. Should you hire a mature worker? Here are three good reasons to.

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How to structure the most effective telephone interviews

Colleen Clarke| Aug 20, 2013 8:06 pm

The main purpose of a telephone interview is to rule out inappropriate or under-qualified candidates. Phone interviews miss out on a lot of information conveyed by body language, but they can be effective when done right. Here’s how.

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