Management

Man with empty pockets

Canadian employers lower projected salary increases for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 17, 2015 08:17 pm


The Conference Board of Canada has just released a Mid-Year Pulse Check of its annual compensation planning outlook survey, and it turns out companies are scaling back their initial plans.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Study shows promotion to power position likely to turn you into a monster

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 16, 2015 04:53 pm


If you’ve recently gotten a promotion and found yourself in a management position, be careful, you’re likely to turn into a beast. The results of a new study suggest that not only does power corrupt, it wreaks havoc on your table manners.



Category: Management
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Five qualities of great leaders

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 9, 2015 08:22 pm


Not everyone is a born leader. Fortunately, the traits that make a great manager can be developed and nurtured. Here are five qualities of great leaders.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 9, 2014 09:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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What your employees really want for Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 25, 2014 10:01 pm


Back away from the Tim Horton’s gift card and the mug with your company logo on it. Here’s what your employees really want for the holidays.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Former head of FBI's behavioral analysis program reveals technique for building instant rapport with anyone

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 5, 2014 05:03 pm


A former head of the FBI’s behavioral analysis program shares his number one trick for being more likable.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Former head of FBI’s behavioral analysis program reveals technique for building instant rapport with anyone

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 5, 2014 05:03 pm


A former head of the FBI’s behavioral analysis program shares his number one trick for being more likable.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Tattooed professional woman

Research: hiring managers reveal how tattoos affect a candidate's chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 28, 2014 04:52 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Here’s what you said. The responses might surprise you.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management
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The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren't

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 25, 2014 05:02 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 quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 25, 2014 05:02 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