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Canada’s top 25 highest-paid CEOs

Elizabeth Bromstein | February 3, 2016 3:39 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 to find the communications skills you need in candidates

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 2, 2015 4:31 pm

In Canadian online job ads, “Communications” is the single most requested skillset by employers. But that is a broad term. What does it mean, and how can you communicate your needs to candidates?

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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What you know about millennials is wrong, basically

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 2, 2015 4:19 pm

A new report suggests that employers looking to appeal to millennials – a group of about 85 million people in the U.S. and 8.5 million in Canada – should stop trying to lump them into one mass market.

Category: Industry News & Insights
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Research suggests you can increase your chances of making the right hire by 500% (no, really)

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 2, 2015 3:24 pm

While most of us know a bad hire can have dear costs, the question remains as to how one can avoid them. According to a new report, those who make this mistake a 5 times more likely to make a bad hire.

Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges
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Don’t trust anyone. New study shows a third of your employees would sell your data

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 25, 2015 4:41 pm

In the aftermath of the recent Ashley Madison debacle people are probably wondering how safe their information is with any given organization. And if you think your data is safe with your employees, you might be kidding yourself.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Why your most common hiring practice could tank your company

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 21, 2015 1:09 pm

Hey, HR people. What is it with you guys and “cultural fit?” Seriously. Can you even talk about anything else? Here’s why you should think outside the “fit” box.

Category: Hiring Advice
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10 hiring mistakes you will regret

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 12, 2015 5:34 pm

We will all make decisions that we will regret. But avoid making these hiring mistakes and lessen your pain later.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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How to narrow the applicant pool to more qualified candidates

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 12, 2015 5:03 pm

A common complaint among hiring managers is a lack of qualified applicants. Here’s one way to get better candidates.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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How to fix a management team that sucks

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 23, 2015 10:43 am

In the last two articles I talked about the signs you management sucks, and why your management sucks, and now we’re going to talk about what to do if your management sucks.

Category: Management
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Why your management team sucks (and who to promote instead)

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 22, 2015 2:52 pm

So, we looked at the signs your management team sucks. Now let’s talk about why that is, and the type of person you should be promoting instead.

Category: Management