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Caffeine conundrum: what coffee says about candidates by | 2012-03-31 3:27:59 AM

Next time your coffee date orders a venti-sized coffee, don’t be too impressed. But if they choose cappuccino, that’s a good sign. Or is it?read more

Is beauty a skill? by Stephanie Zillman | 2012-03-23 3:30:44 AM

Personal style, deportment and body shape are all factors in today’s job market: employment experts call it ‘aesthetic labour’read more

Lessons from Goldman: when good employees go bad by Caitlin Nobes | 2012-03-21 3:27:42 AM

A good HR team knows their employees and can notice signs of more

Office plant. Office sofa. Office doggie? by Stephanie Zillman | 2012-03-17 6:40:57 AM

There’s a new theory around town known as PAW (Pooch at Work), and it’s catching more

Irish skilled talent may be Canada's labour saviour by | 2012-03-17 5:48:08 AM

Saskatchewan’s minister of advanced education Rob Norris has said that an increase in visits to the job posting board by people from Ireland shows that the land of the leprechaun offers a pool of potential more

Canadian firms lag in skills training by | 2012-03-08 11:17:25 AM

Your organisation may or may not be one of them, but new research has revealed that most Canadian companies are lagging far behind international standards in terms of investing in skills more

Warning: Keep on top of your payroll software or pay the penalty by | 2012-03-07 10:02:12 AM

An SAP-based HR software system rolled out by government departments in the US state of Kentucky caused an employee to be paid $10,000 erroneously – but the finger has been pointed at “material weaknesses” in the administration of the software, not glitches in the coding more

Messy desks may boost workplace efficiency by | 2012-02-08 2:57:18 AM

While businesses and office managers often impose ‘clean desk’ policies and tout work efficiency and productivity as the reasons, new research from Germany has threatened to turn office neat freaks into a tizz – the findings indicate that being surrounded by mess can allow people to think more more

Larger waistline, lower pay check; facial flaws not countenanced by | 2012-02-01 2:58:13 AM

Research has revealed that higher numbers on the bathroom scalesresult in lower numbers on the pay check, and unconscious bias can mean candidates with facial flaws don’t even get a look more