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Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 23, 2014 9:38 pm

It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.


Category: Industry News & Insights,

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The worst way to get to work (plus the Canadian cities with the longest commutes)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 7:58 pm


Your physical and mental health is affected by the mode of transportation you use to get to work in the morning, Find out which method is the worst.



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Human resources professionals

HR survey uncovers why so many people aren’t getting hired

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 3:29 pm


A new survey of HR professionals and candidates uncovers a significant disconnect between the two groups during the hiring process – and reveals what is keeping many people from getting jobs. Here’s where candidates fall short.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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Infographic: The places where Canadians are making the most money, by province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 15, 2014 3:15 pm


Wondering where Canadians are making the most money? We’ve created a map showing the median family income, and the city with the highest income in each province.



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Credential creep

Employers are raising the bar on qualifications and then claiming that no one is qualified

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 3:09 pm


This is why employers can’t find anyone to fill those positions. They’re asking for advanced education for jobs that don’t actually require it.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Infographic: how to get people to do what you want

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 8, 2014 8:42 pm


If you want to get people to do what you want, you must have influence. Studies have shown these methods to be effective when attempting to influence others.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Man and woman working side by side

Are you sexist and you don’t even know it?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 5, 2014 4:31 pm


New study suggests sexism is alive and well in the workplace and that some managers might be unaware of their own bias.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The staggering cost of workplace conflict

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 2, 2014 7:44 pm


Squabbling and discord may be costing your business more than you think. Check out this infographic on the price of conflict in the workplace.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 29, 2014 3:13 pm


News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.



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