Human Resources

How to Help Your Misfit Employees Shine

Feeling out of place at the office can hurt productivity. A new study suggests a way for managers to solve the problem

Hiring a Manager? Ask These 5 Key Questions


Proven interview techniques to uncover candidates with real leadership potential

Ask a Millennial: Why Can’t You Dress Like a Professional?


Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why your young employees shun suits

What Employees Want


An entrepreneur's guide to finding—and keeping—the great people your business needs to succeed

5 Proven Employee Perks You Should Copy


Forget catered lunches and office pets. While your employees can't hold these incentives in their hands, they're sure to love them

How to Make Employees Care About Their Work


When staff understand and believe in the purpose of your business, job satisfaction and productivity soar. What one PROFIT 500 company does to forge the connection

How Much Should You Be Spending on Employee Benefits?


Providing coverage for workers can be a huge cost for small businesses. Advice from an HR pro

7 Signs Your Staff Are Eyeing the Exit


It's rare for someone to up and quit without any warning. Watch for these indicators that your star worker is about to jump ship

5 Ways to Win Top Talent Without Huge Salaries


Can't match the wages offered by your giant rivals? No matter! A bit of creativity and flexibility can attract the best and brightest

What You Should Know Before Throwing a Company Holiday Party

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End-of-year bashes are a common way to thank employees for their hard work over the past 12 months. But employers need to be aware of their obligations to prevent and respond to workplace harassment

Is Your Workplace Millennial-Ready Yet?

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More than 90% of employers are failing to integrate Gen Y employees into their workforces, according to a recent study

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The second-generation leader of Seagram, one of Canada’s most iconic companies, on writing his memoirs, selling the Montreal Expos and why he doesn’t drink

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