Corporate Culture

When a Hippie Company Culture Drives Real Business Results


PGL Employment Consulting's informal way of working boosts the bottom line and helped make the firm one of Aon's Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

Why It’s So Important to Hire People Who Fit


Half of Canadians are unhappy at work, a new survey finds—and even more feel unsuited to their jobs. That's costing their employers serious money

How Not to Fire Someone


Yelp axed staffer Talia Jane for slamming her working conditions in an open letter to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman. Here are better, controversy-free ways to deal with disgruntled employees

What the Maple Leafs (and You) Can Learn from the Patriots

Teammates hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the New England Patriots' win at Super Bowl XLIX—the franchise's fourth win in 15 years. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Team-building tips for your company and the NHL’s worst team, from one of the NFL's best

How to Identify Bad Apples (and What to Do With Them)

Bad Employee

Management shouldn’t be based on performance and productivity metrics alone. Why culture fit is the key to building a strong team

Lessons in Scaling Startup Culture from Shopify’s Harley Finkelstein

Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. Photo: Regina Garcia

The Canadian tech star's COO on digitizing retail and his “weird, dirty secret” for managing better

Why This Giant Corporation Wants to Act More Like a Startup

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To keep pace in a changing market, Samsung Electronics is trying to reform its internal workings

The 5 Stages of Building an Employment Brand

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Your company's reputation as a great place to work depends on your ability to keep the promises—implicit and explicit—you make to your employees

3 Keys to Increasing Employee Engagement


Retention is a perennial problem for small businesses. What your staff want to see from you

Why You Should Treat Your Staff Like Family

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A highly personal approach to management helps this entrepreneur engage and retain her employees