Why It’s a Great Time to Fire Someone


In today's economy, employee retention is highly overrated. It's time for smart leaders to embrace a bit of turnover

How to Out-Hire Everyone in 2014

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Resumés are so passé. Here are 4 better ways to find your next star employee

The Hidden Cost of M&As


The company you've just bought might have a very different benefits plan than what you offer. Unless you plan carefully, it could cost you

How the Experts Handle Really Tough Calls

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A Rogers Cup chair ump weighs in on tricky choices, and more news about work to discuss at work in this month's Watercooler

What to do With a Rogue Manager

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5 tried and tested ways to ensure you don't end up with a liability in your senior leadership ranks

Get Ready for a New Hiring Crisis


Think it's hard to recruit good employees now? It's about to get much worse

How to Help an Employee With PTSD

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When someone undergoes trauma, the symptoms aren't always immediately obvious. Smart employers will recognize the signs

Why Employee Loyalty is Declining

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Today's workers don't necessarily want career positions. Still, there are things smart employers can do to retain the best

5 Things You Must Know About Foreign Staff Benefits


Your responsibilities as an employer change when your people are working abroad. That's why it pays to educate yourself

Have You Tried Resumé-less Recruiting?


Companies around the world are trying new ways of hiring. What resumé-free (or resumé-light) tactics work for you?