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The personality trait that leads to the biggest paycheques. You’re not going to like it.

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 23, 2014 6:58 pm

New research shows narcissistic CEOs out earn their more humble counterparts.


Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,

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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.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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,
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The best employees to boost small business

Christina Bruce| Oct 11, 2012 5:19 pm


Talented people can give any business a competitive edge. But certain personality traits are inherently suited for a small business environment. Watch for these key qualities next time you’re hiring.



Category: Hiring Advice, Small Business,
Candidates in a row waiting job interview

Good news for the under-qualified: Beta candidates make better hires

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 11, 2012 11:01 am


New research shows that hiring the lesser qualified candidate instead of the super star talent might actually be a better choice for companies over the long run. Here’s what the findings reveal.



Category: Hiring Advice,
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The single most important thing to remember when interviewing a candidate

Christina Bruce| Oct 5, 2012 8:19 am


There are so many things on your mind when you need to hire, it is easy to forget one very important principle. Find out why treating candidates like customers can help boost your business.



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,