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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.


Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,

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Surprising number of men would leave their girlfriends for a better job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 9, 2014 8:32 pm


How willing would you be to leave your boyfriend/girlfriend, spouse, pets, or parents for a better job? Apparently almost half of boyfriends would leave their girlfriends.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Don’t trust anyone under 30 at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 9, 2014 5:31 pm


New research says 80% of Millennials will throw a friend under the bus if it means getting a promotion. What a cutthroat generation.



Category: Management,
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Ten weird things about work that aren’t in your job description (and HR won’t tell you about)

Peter Harris| Jul 9, 2014 11:42 am


Work is a strange place. A lot of odd rituals have formed to keep so many disparate personalities coexisting in a shared space as part of a team. Here’s what they don’t teach you in school about life on the job.



Category: Management,
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The real cost of a bad hire, and how to avoid making one

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 7, 2014 7:00 pm


Here’s what hiring the wrong person winds up costing your organization. Avoid making this mistake.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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The trouble with introverts (and why it’s time for them to take over)

Peter Harris| Jul 3, 2014 8:00 am


While being an introvert has traditionally been seen as a career disadvantage, here are some strategies for overcoming the key drawbacks, and why now is the time for the rise of reluctant leaders.



Category: Management,
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How do I post a job on Workopolis?

Workopolis| Jul 2, 2014 6:41 pm


Posting a job on Workopolis is easy. Here is a simple guide to lead you through the process step by step.



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Top 2014 World Cup social media blunders so far

Melissa Allen| Jul 2, 2014 4:22 pm


Have you been following the 2014 World Cup action on social media? Read about the top World Cup Twitter blunders by corporate accounts to date…and one brand that got it right.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 27, 2014 5:55 pm


There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.



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