Management

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Why you absolutely must call every candidate back after an interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 3, 2016 08:14 pm


If you are not calling candidates back to let the know whether or not they got the job, you are doing far more damage to your company than you realize



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Management
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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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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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Can inter-office blind dates increase employee engagement?

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 26, 2016 11:45 am


One company is matching employees from different departments on blind “dates” in an effort to foster collaboration and increase engagement.



Category: Human Resources, Management
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If you’re not clear about career pathing, your employees will probably leave

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 2, 2015 04:44 pm


If you’re not providing a clear career path to your employees, you risk losing them, according to a recent report, which also finds that even if you think you’re providing a clear career path you’re probably not.



Category: Human Resources, Management
Sad employee getting chewed out by a manager

Five signs you need to fire the manager

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 1, 2015 04:55 pm


One bad manager can demotivate a whole team and undermine everything you’re trying to do as a business. Oddly, many organizations don’t immediately recognize the manager as the problem even when the signs are obvious. There are several possible reasons for this, one of the most likely being that the manager has been part of […]



Category: Human Resources, Management
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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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Five things managers do (or don’t do) that make good employees leave

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 3, 2015 02:29 pm


If you’re not sure what it means to appreciate employees, challenge them, and treat them well, you probably shouldn’t be in management. But here we are. So, here are some ways in which management contributes to employee attrition.



Category: Management
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The secret formula for getting the best out of your employees

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 22, 2015 02:41 pm


A new study has found the magic formula for increasing productivity and decreasing errors.



Category: Management
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Sweden is switching to a six-hour workday. Maybe you should too

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 7, 2015 03:43 pm


Employees seem down and disengaged? Maybe you should consider a six-hour workday. It’s catching on in Sweden and for good reason: it works.



Category: Human Resources, Management