Human Resources

How to Pay Store Staff in the E-Commerce Age

As consumers increasingly make their purchases online, retailers are having to reconsider commission structures for their sales associates

Do Your Staff Want Benefits for Their Pets?

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One U.S. firm is offering healthcare coverage for cats and dogs, to appeal to the huge number of workers with pets

How to Tell If You’re Ready for Full-Time Staff

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Five simple questions for any business owner to ask before hanging the “Now Hiring” sign

Why Offer Health Benefits to Employees?


Employers tend to see these incentives as a way of boosting productivity, while workers consider them to be compensation or a useful resource

Why You Shouldn’t Sugar-Coat Your Feedback


Blunt talk might feel uncomfortable in the conflict-averse business world of 2016, but sometimes saying exactly what you’re thinking is the kindest approach for everyone

What You Need to Know Before Hiring an Intern

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Beware of the liability and legal risks involved with running an internship program, warn experts

Why It’s Time for an Employee Work-Life Balance Strategy

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As young people enter the workforce, employers will need to offer more scheduling flexibility and separation between the office and home

Why You Should Still Do Exit Interviews (and Try Stay Interviews Too)


Don't wait until they've got one foot out the door to get feedback from your employees

How Canada’s Immigration System is Failing Tech Startups

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Complicated and sluggish protocols are curbing access to foreign talent—just when firms need it most

Ask a Millennial: Do Perks Really Trump Salary?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick weighs in on what young employees are really looking for in a compensation package

The Right Way to Deal With Workplace Bullying

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A boilerplate policy just isn't good enough. What employers need to be doing when a problem arises in the office

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on how young workers really feel about calling

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