Employee Benefits

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


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?


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?)

Hiring in the U.S.? Read This First


Different employment laws mean different requirements on your end. Save yourself future headaches by doing an audit now

Is This Canada’s Healthiest Workplace?

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MEC CEO David Labistour shows us around the outdoor lifestyle retailer's wellness-focused new HQ

How to Make Any Job Sizzle

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In an industry plagued by long hours, low pay and high turnover, The Keg has mastered employee engagement. Here's what it does right

How to Give Employees the Agency they Crave


One of the best ways to engage employees is to give them the power to guide their own work. Just ask DevFacto Technologies, whose people-led ethos has driven its success