Think you’ve found a star performer? Walk away
Those who dazzle you in an interview may do so because of narcissistic personality traits and, if so, you should stay well clear.
Sleeping security guards let prisoner escape
The classic movie scene jumped off screen recently when a convicted criminal snuck away from two sleeping guards.
Avoid chasing Gen Y away
There’s no doubt the generation gap is hurting organizations and employees – what are you doing that your Gen Y workers hate and how can you change?
Work-life fit and job enjoyment top retention factors
Money didn’t make the list of top reasons why employees choose to stay in their jobs, a US survey has found
How to protect your staff from burnout
Stress, sleep deprivation and feeling overworked are all on the rise among employees – how can you prevent a blowout?
Beam us up, Scotty: What HR can learn from Star Trek
From finding the right leader to a focus on diversity and appreciation for individual skills – the captains of the Enterprise have a lot to teach the modern HR pro
Canadians losing out on vacation time
Think you need a break but don’t have the vacation time? You’re not alone – Canada is one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to mandated days off.
Men show more stress in interviews
Which of your interviewees is sweating the most? It seems men exhibit more interview anxiety than women – but why?
Half your staff have “pulled a sickie”
Think that cough sounds a little suspicious? More than half of Canadians admit to playing hooky from work
Can you make your workplace happier? You bet
When your employees are happy, they are also more creative, productive, less likely to leave the company, less absent, and less conflicts at work which means more money and better product. HRM offers 15 ways to start reinventing your workplace.