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Should you allow employees to work from home?

A debate was sparked when Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer banned the search portal giant’s employees from working at home. Why? Mayer’s goal was to boost collaboration between employees. And she also had...

Why Employers are Starting to Look for Intraprenuers

Established businesses are turning to startup techniques in their attempts to innovate and grow.

How Should Millennials Handle Management Jobs?

If you’re a member of Gen Y you may find that demographics work in your favour. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that people born between 1981 and 2000 will soon outnumber Boomers in...

Being Busy Doesn't Mean You're Working to Your Full Potential

If your answer to “How’s your day going?” is “swamped”, “drowning in deadlines,” or even the simple “crazy busy”, you may not be projecting the image you want.

Why Happiness Equals Production in the Workplace

Companies spend a lot of time and money focusing on how to market and sell their products when they should be focusing on a more important commodity: their employees. Unhappy employees cost...

Yahoo! Employee Satisfaction Reaches 5-Year High

Many employees feel as if their jobs are in jeopardy when their company changes CEOs. However, very few companies do anything to help the situation. When Marissa Meyer joined Yahoo! as CEO last year,...

The Results of the Monster Workforce Talent Survey

What do employees really think about their job? How many are dissatisfied with their current position? How optimistic are the unemployed about finding a job within the next year? Job search website...

How to Create an Environment People Want to Work In

Despite what many employers think, employees don’t necessarily look for companies that offer catered lunches every day or dole out large bonuses at the end of the year. For employers, retaining top...

Does Experience Trump Education when Looking for a Job Candidate?

For employers and recruiters looking for job candidates, there is that age-old question of whether you should go with the candidate with the most education or the one with the most experience. Is a...

Are Canadians Vacation Deprived?

Vacation days are provided to most full-time employees in Canada so they can take time off from work and relax without worrying about pay. However, many Canadians wish they could have more vacation...

How to hire Gen Y

Get beyond the stereotypes and secure the best Gen-Y talent. Not since the boomers has an entire generation been caricatured and stereotyped to levels verging on myth. Compared to previous...