Industry News & Insights

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Five employees who cost you money

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 1, 2016 08:25 pm

An effective employee makes you more money than you pay them. An ineffective employee costs you money. Here are five types of workers who negatively affect your bottom line, and tips on what you can do about them.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management
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How to do PR for your company, actually get media coverage, and not annoy journalists

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 16, 2016 08:12 pm

Most organizations and their PR companies want to get media exposure but have no idea how to go about it, and make serious blunders in their attempts. Please read this and follow the advice. It will change everything.

Category: Industry News & Insights
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Four ways small business can compete with big business

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 12, 2016 01:11 pm

So, you’ve started a small business, or you’re planning on it. Good for you. Now comes the question of how to compete with the big guys.

Category: Industry News & Insights
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Canada’s top 25 highest-paid CEOs

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 3, 2016 03:39 pm

If you’re wondering how much more Canada’s richest guys make than you, here’s a handy-dandy list.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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How you can help support refugees looking for work

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 11, 2015 02:29 pm

We’re creating an online space where new arrivals to Canada can find the tools and resources they need to help themselves find work.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights
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Stop trying to make me have fun

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 10, 2015 02:23 pm

An employees willingness or unwillingness to have fun shouldn’t affect their chances of advancement or your opinion of their performance.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management
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10 times when you should just keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 25, 2015 05:40 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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Montreal is the worst place in Canada to grow a business (report)

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 23, 2015 04:10 pm

Montreal is apparently a really terrible place to grow your business. This is according to a new report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, which ranks the QC city as the absolute worst place in Canada – 121st out of 121 – for business.

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Six ways to successfully use social media for recruiting

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 30, 2015 11:19 am

Are you maximizing the true potential of social for recruiting? Here are six ways to do that.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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The world’s coolest offices 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 17, 2015 12:53 pm

If you want to attract the best and brightest to work at your organization, you might have to up your office environment game.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges