How to Manage Your Elders

(Illustration: Remie Geoffroi)

The delicate art of overseeing staff who were collecting paycheques when you were collecting Lego

4 Ways to Support Caregiver Employees


Increasingly, your workers are responsible for looking after elderly parents. Here's how you can ease their burden

Why It’s Time to Ban Unpaid Internships


These junior-level positions are as uneconomical as they are unethical. So, why do so many companies rely on them?

Why Resumés Don’t Help You Find Talent


It’s time to stop relying on the traditional candidate-screening document and start using something that actually finds you employees who fit

Stop Being a Jerk Boss


What you say as a leader—and how you say it—can have a huge effect on your staff’s morale and productivity. Start using these 14 phrases and watch performance soar

Could Your Business Run Without Managers?


A zero-hierarchy organizational model called "holacracy" is gaining popularity. Would the no-boss model work for you?

Why You Should Demand Sick Notes from Employees

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Is it necessary for ill employees to produce notes from their doctors? Maybe not—but smart employers require them anyway

The Chaos-Free Way to Give Staff Freedom

Illustration: Remie Geoffroi

"Results-only work environments" let employees work anywhere, any time. The catch? No results, no job

Sitting At Your Desk is Slowly Killing You


One doctor weighs in on the dangers of being sedentary—and what you can do about it

How to Handle a Traumatized Employee


When someone on your staff is coping with tragedy, it’s essential that you act appropriately