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“You’re fired!” Reality TV mirrors reality too closely by Iain Hopkins | 2012-10-10 12:08:47 PM

In what may be the definitive sign of troubled times, a new US reality TV show will track the employees of struggling small businesses as they decide which one of their colleagues will be laid off. read more

Alcohol, prostitution and gambling: Canada Border Service’s tough questions by HRM | 2012-10-10 11:53:10 AM

Even if you wanted to know, would you feel comfortable asking workers how much they drank or how often they gamble? The Canada Border Service’s Agency asks all that and moreread more

Double dipping? Employee returns to work, but still gets termination pay by Caitlin Nobes | 2012-09-19 12:48:14 PM

When layoffs exceed 35 weeks out of 52 an employee can choose either termination pay, or a return to work. So how did an Ontario worker get both?read more

Time to revisit experiential learning? by HRM | 2012-09-18 11:45:39 AM

A popular fad of the mid-1980s, experiential learning, may be headed for a comeback in the corporate world. read more

Dime crime: Fired for 50 year old prank by HRM | 2012-09-14 4:38:30 PM

You might think that after 50 years you’d left your youthful hijinks behind, but you’d be surprised what can come out in the washread more

One in three Australians have lied to get a job by HCA | 2012-09-13 12:48:30 PM

One in three Australians admit to having lied to their employers about their career credentials in order to get a job. read more

Got a name like Wojewodzic? Sorry, no promotion by Stephanie Zillman | 2012-09-12 3:12:35 PM

People with easy to pronounce names win friends and favour in the workplace, a new study has more