Human Resources

How to Manage Your Elders

The delicate art of overseeing staff who were collecting paycheques when you were collecting Lego

Why Resumés Don’t Help You Find Talent

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It’s time to stop relying on the traditional candidate-screening document and start using something that actually finds you employees who fit

Stop Being a Jerk Boss

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What you say as a leader—and how you say it—can have a huge effect on your staff’s morale and productivity. Start using these 14 phrases and watch performance soar

The Art of Selling Big Change

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When you’re ushering in a big transition, it can be hard to get employees and other stakeholders on board. Here’s one CEO’s approach

Could Your Business Run Without Managers?

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A zero-hierarchy organizational model called "holacracy" is gaining popularity. Would the no-boss model work for you?

Why You Should Demand Sick Notes from Employees

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Is it necessary for ill employees to produce notes from their doctors? Maybe not—but smart employers require them anyway

The Chaos-Free Way to Give Staff Freedom

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"Results-only work environments" let employees work anywhere, any time. The catch? No results, no job

How to Handle a Traumatized Employee

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When someone on your staff is coping with tragedy, it’s essential that you act appropriately

How to Marry Your Secretary

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...and other peer advice on managing workplace romances

Where Today’s Job-Hunters Are Looking

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Talented workers seeking employment are searching outside of their home provinces. But not all locations are created equal

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits

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Like the idea of letting employees pick and choose their perks? Know the costs before you convert

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