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Dress is becoming increasingly casual

It’s well known – there are sectors where employees can wear casual dress and others where it is frowned upon... But this boundary is becoming more and more blurred.


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The Case of Boomerang employees

They have previously been part of the company, they quit and now they want to come back – we call them “boomerang” employees. Should we hire them... again?


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Can employees “really” go off on vacation?

Turn off your smartphone, set an automatic vacation email and turn off your computer. For some employees, being able to go off on holiday is more a dream than a true reality.


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A new immigration program to attract top talent

The government of Canada on June 12 launched the Global Skills Strategy to make it easier for business and stimulate economic growth and employment.


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Motivating your staff to move: tips that work!

A company can see its productivity boosted by 6% to 9% by getting its employees to move so they stay in good shape. Here are some practices to implement within your company.


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Engaged employees are more productive employees

Employee engagement has a direct impact on productivity, as most companies know. However, they do not all use measures to assess the first to improve the second. 


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Reason n° 1 why employees quit

What is the number 1 reason for employees to quit? According to a study by the Robert Half firm, staffing specialist, it’s the boss’s fault!


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Revolution expected for the Canadian workforce within the next ten years

A new Randstad study has revealed what Canada’s workforce could look like by 2025, with a tendency towards the atypical that is expected to continue in the years to come. 


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Conflicts between employees waste a half a day each week for CFOs

Are you kept more busy managing your employees’ conflicts than performing the duties that are your responsibility? You’re not alone, according to an Accountemps study.


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Can You Be a Good Leader if You Are an Introvert?

Les introvertis peuvent présenter un style différent de leadership, susceptible d'être mis à profit lorsque vient le tempsIntroverts can exert a different type of leadership, likely to be put into profit when the times come to manage a team in a constantly evolving environment. Explanations.  Too often, the image of the leader with an extroverted personality who is both charismatic and authoritarian comes to mind. But as Caroline Coulombe, professor and researcher at UQAM's School of Management (ESG) stated, the idea that a leader must always match this definition is incorrect. On the contrary, introverts may have certain qualities that can make them the much better leaders.


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“Passive” Job Seekers Are Found to Be More Interesting

The so-called "passive" job seekers, those who are employed but open to changing employers, have better chances of being recruited than active job seekers, those who are unemployed.


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The Secret Powers of Routine

Blamed for having detrimental effects on all sorts of things from relationships to our jobs, routine is often perceived as the enemy of change. But is this really true? A Danish study reveals the extraordinary role that routine plays in organizational change.


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