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The 10 coolest offices in Canada

Workopolis | Nov 26, 2014 6:15 pm

A movie theatre!? What? Glassdoor has ranked the 10 coolest office spaces in Canada. Bright spaces with lots of natural light dominate the list, but there are other perks too. Check them out.


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The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 5:02 pm


New research shows what “soft skills” employers value most in new hires. One that’s at the bottom of the list should be moved up.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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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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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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It’s true: You really can accurately judge a person by their shoes

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 1:54 pm


Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that people can accurately judge 90 percent of a stranger’s personal characteristics just by looking at the person’s shoes. What does your footwear say about you?



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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,
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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,