Employee Benefits

Why Sick Notes Won’t Help You Reduce Absenteeism

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Illness isn't the main reason employee miss work anymore

Why It’s Time to Review Your Workplace Benefits Plan

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Study suggests spending fails to effectively target today's top health concerns

How the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Could Affect Your Business

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The consequences the new provincial scheme could have on your business

Is Your Wellness Program Going to Waste?

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These three factors determine whether or not your employees use the services you put in place

Secrets of a Billion-Dollar Pivot

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How Canadian tech entrepreneur Stewart Butterfield turned a failed passion project into a productivity-boosting workplace tool.

What’s Emotional Intelligence Worth to You?

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Knowing how to read other people's feelings is a good way to get ahead.

What to Pay a New Sales Hire

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Money matters, whether you're recruiting a young graduate or a star performer

A Year of Exporting Advice from PROFIT

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From understanding Incoterms to fighting arbitrary measures by foreign governmenets, a look back at some of our best stories on SMEs and exporting from 2014

Why You Should Help Your Employees Manage Their Money

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Financial stress can decrease worker productivity and affect the quality of their work. A little help goes a long way.

Is the Office Christmas Party Worth It?

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Millennial staffers will yawn at a stuffy three-course dinner. If you want a party to remember, you have to get creative. (Axe-throwing, anyone?)