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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 25, 2014 5:40 pm

Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.


Category: Industry News & Insights,

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Are tattoos and piercings a human right?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 3:11 pm


Alberta woman wants workplace dress codes deemed “discrimination.” How do you feel about tattoos and piercings in the workplace?



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10 common phrases you’re getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 3:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



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The six most common lies candidates tell, and how to catch them

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 23, 2014 4:48 pm


Candidates lie, sometimes because they have to, to get the job. Here are the six most common lies job seekers tell and how to spot them.



Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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Nerds lose ground. New research says jocks do better later in life.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 20, 2014 10:13 am


New research says high school jocks do better at careers and exhibit more social behaviour later in life. Nerds weep.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights,
The economic cost of the World Cup

Intoxication, absenteeism, and hooliganism: Employers weigh-in on The World Cup

Kevin Makra| Jun 16, 2014 1:27 pm


When half of a nation’s workforce takes the day off, and one company receives 500 doctor’s notes on a single day, employers start to get suspicious that the World Cup is taking its toll on productivity. Here’s what happens during the soccer tournament.



Category: Management,
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8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 13, 2014 7:17 pm


Everyone, from the intern to the CEO, has to watch their mouth around their superiors. Here are the top eight things employees would say to the boss if they could.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
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The highest-paying jobs on the planet

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 12, 2014 4:15 pm


If you want to earn the big bucks, you better go into one of these professions. This infographic looks at the best-paying jobs in the world, and salaries by country, so we can see how Canada measures up.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Snotty salespeople increase sales

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 11, 2014 7:39 pm


New research shows rude salespeople can boost sales of high-end brands. Should you train your staff accordingly?



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business,