Wide-faced business man

The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.

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Body Language

How interviewers interpret your body language

Colleen Clarke| Nov 6, 2012 10:15 am

Experts say that at least 55% of the message we communicate is delivered through our body language. Make sure that you don’t lose credibility in a job interview by undermining your words with your non-verbal clues.

Category: Hiring Advice,
Get more done at work this week

3 quick tricks to get more done at work

Christina Bruce| Nov 5, 2012 2:23 pm

Daylight savings meant we all set our clocks back for a much-needed extra hour this weekend. Finding more time (and getting more done) can be easier than you think — try these three tips to help your workplace stay productive.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Thirty seven smiling business man

The late thirties are the new twenties for men

Peter Harris| Nov 5, 2012 12:00 pm

When is the greatest period of a man’s life? It’s not your crazy university days or the single adventurous years of your twenties. No, a new survey of 1,000 men shows that they are having the best time of their lives at age thirty-seven. Here’s why.

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City stock market sign at night

No new jobs, unemployment remains static in October

Peter Harris| Nov 2, 2012 9:56 am

Statistics Canada has just released its monthly report on the state of the Canadian job market. The news is… underwhelming. Canada added almost new jobs last month leaving the unemployment rate unchanged.

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Will computers take over hiring

Why computers won’t take over hiring

Christina Bruce| Oct 29, 2012 10:46 am

Big data is a hot topic right now in HR. But what does it mean for your job? Will computers really take over hiring? Not in Canada, not anytime soon — here’s why.

Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Bosses who bully: Why do mean managers never get fired?

Bosses who bully: Why do mean managers never get fired?

Christina Bruce| Oct 23, 2012 11:36 am

Mean managers who get results from their team are often left alone. Could it be causing more harm than we think? A survey reveals the opinions of HR about bosses who bully — and how to deal with jerks in the workplace.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
War for talent

Harder than ever to find good people, study says

Christina Bruce| Oct 22, 2012 10:31 am

What’s worrying business leaders today? A new study says finding talent tops the list. Find out why a competitive recruitment strategy is more important than ever before.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
4 convincing reasons to work for small business

4 convincing reasons to work for small business

Christina Bruce| Oct 17, 2012 1:06 pm

Recruiting the best talent can be the ultimate strategic advantage for a small or growing business. But how can you convince top-tier talent to come on board? Here are four major selling points small business owners often forget.

Category: Hiring Advice, Small Business,