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Fix-Up Job Postings to Attract More of the Talent You Want

Radyah Khan | May 3, 2016 5:01 pm

The key to attracting the talent you’re looking for is a killer job posting. We know, sometimes it can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re short on time. But it gets a lot easier when you start by asking yourself one simple and very important question. How does this role impact my business? […]


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Stop trying to make me have fun

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 10, 2015 2:23 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 2:29 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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10 times when you should just keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 25, 2015 5:40 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 4:10 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.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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The secret formula for getting the best out of your employees

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 22, 2015 2:41 pm


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



Category: Management
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The biggest reason people turn down job offers

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 8, 2015 3:11 pm


A new survey asked workers “What hurdles stop you from accepting a job?” Can you guess what reason was No. 1?



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges
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Sweden is switching to a six-hour workday. Maybe you should too

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 7, 2015 3:43 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
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Why employees hate HR at least once a year

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 7, 2015 3:11 pm


There’s something HR does every year – sometimes twice, or even up to four times a year – that makes your employees hate you. I’m guessing you already know what it is. Can you guess? Go ahead. Take a guess.



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Would you have fired this guy over his social media post?

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 7, 2015 2:39 pm


Another day, another cautionary tale about social media use. This time it comes courtesy of Atlanta, GA, where one Gerod Roth has lost his job at a marketing firm after posting a picture on Facebook of himself and a co-worker’s three-year-old black child



Category: Human Resources, Management