5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investigating Workplace Harassment

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Recent events have brought the subject of workplace harassment to the fore. Here's how you should deal with such scenarios in your company.

“Help! My Best Friend Wants Me to Hire His Son”


What to do when a pal asks for a favour you don't want to make

How Your Secret Santa Gift Stacks Up

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Is what you bought better than what you got? Plus: more news about work in the latest Watercooler

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?)

Why You Should Tailor Your Business to Your Lifestyle

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You shouldn't lose sight of why you started the company in the first place, says one serial entrepreneur

The Shocking Truth About Workplace Harassment


More than a quarter of Canadians have been sexually assaulted on the job. And that's not even the most surprising stat

How to Attract Talent to the Middle of Nowhere

Morgan Carey and some of his employees in Nanaimo, B.C.

What Morgan Carey of Real Estate Webmasters does to find great staff for his Nanaimo, B.C. business

Why Employers Tolerate Bad Behaviour

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Too often, star performers get away with things they shouldn't, simply because they deliver results. But ignoring their misconduct can be toxic

There’s a Reason Your People Play Dumb

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Withholding key information is just one point on the “continuum of deception” that takes place in most workplaces

Meet Canada’s Passion Capitalists

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The 10 organizations that best exemplify the tenets of great corporate citizenship in 2014