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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.


Category: Industry News & Insights,

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The staggering cost of workplace conflict

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 2, 2014 7:44 pm


Squabbling and discord may be costing your business more than you think. Check out this infographic on the price of conflict in the workplace.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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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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Should this Facebook post have gotten a man fired?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 7:39 pm


Opera singer’s firing raises question of what individuals should and should not be allowed to post on their own personal social media accounts. What do you think?



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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15 sweet gigs to make money on the side

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 4:07 pm


Life is expensive. We could all use a little extra cash. Here are 15 gigs you can do on the side to make extra money.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| Aug 26, 2014 8:57 am


We all know that doctors, lawyers and dentists tend to be well compensated, and that the CEO makes more money than everybody else. But what if you’re not one of those guys? Here are some high-paying gigs for the rest of us.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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5 questions to ask yourself before you send an email

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 7:22 pm


I bet email is piling up in your inbox as you read this. If we all asked ourselves these five questions before hitting “send” we would greatly reduce clutter and annoyance.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 6:59 pm


Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Dear employers: Here’s why nobody wants to work for you

Peter Harris| Aug 25, 2014 1:46 pm


There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about a ‘skills shortage’ as employers struggle to hire the talent that they need. Maybe there are other reasons why some companies have difficulties recruiting. Workopolis users weigh-in on the employer behaviours that make them walk away.



Category: Recruitment Challenges,