Human Resources

Why You Should Let Your Staff Have Side Gigs

So what if your employees are driving Ubers or building Etsy empires on the side? The skills they pick up moonlighting can make your business stronger

Should You Let Staff Bring Their Pets to Work?

Kristine Florio works as her dog Gio sits in her lap at O'Connell & Goldberg Public Relations, in Hollywood, Fla. Barbara Goldberg, the CEO of the company, is a small business owner who believes pets improve the quality of their work life, boosting morale and easing tension for staffers. Photo: Lynne Sladky/AP/CP

More and more small business owners are bringing their cats and dogs into the office, and letting employees do the same. Why it may actually make your team better

When Do Gen Y Workers Start Eyeing the Exit?

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A new study suggests millennial employees think this relatively short duration is the ideal length of time to stay at an organization

How to Stop Hiring Losers


Build the Perfect Small Business: You're only as good as your people, so bringing the right ones into your company is key. Here's how to attract top talent

7 Ways to Build the Perfect Small Business


Size needn't dictate success. To celebrate Small Business Week, here are some crucial skills and strategies that can help you outshine the competition, sell more and build a top-notch workforce

Why Every Business Needs to Focus on Culture


Build the Perfect Small Business: Entrepreneurs may dismiss it as a foible for giant corporations or startups, but your culture can make or break your company

16 Ways to Motivate Your People Without Spending Money

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How to reward your employees on a shoestring budget

65% of Your Staff Are Thinking About Leaving

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A third of Canadian workers feel "no great loyalty" to their firms suggests a new study, while almost the same number are casually or actively considering new opportunities. What will make them stay

Why Your Staff Look So Sleepy

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More than a quarter of employees are going to work tired, according to a recent survey. How that affects employers and what they can do about it

What Would Make Most Workers Reject a Job

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A new survey suggests that 61% of Canadian employees wouldn't accept a position that didn't offer this benefit

Why You Should Let Staff Do What They Want

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Autonomy is a key factor in improving job satisfaction AND performance, according to recent research

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