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How To Survive Workplace Bullying

What Is Workplace Bullying? Workplace bullying is like bullying on the playground except that it occurs in the workplace. It usually involves verbal comments and incidents that are intended to hurt, harass, isolate, intimidate, or humiliate a person. It is not new but...

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Canadian Companies Challenged by Shrinking Labour Pool

The falling birth rate and the impending retirement of the baby boomer generation present a challenge to Canadian companies. According to a recent survey from Deloitte, "Canadian organizations are less prepared to address labour force issues than their global...

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If Cash Is King, Rewards Are Queen

If cash is king, rewards are queen - and everyone knows who rules the castle. Companies looking to drive long-term performance through incentives will find a much higher return on investment us¬ing rewards than with cash. This is not to discount the im¬portance of...

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Keeping Tabs on the Competition

Wouldn't it be wonderful to know just what your competition is up to? Wouldn't you love to know: how big they are; whether they are developing a new product or process; whether they expect to expand and, if so, where and when; what they charge and how they sell? It...

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Tips For Stopping The Rot

How do you know whether your firm is in trouble or not? This may sound like a stupid question, but you would be surprised at the number of managers and chief executive officers who fail to realize they are in trouble until it's too late. There often are signs that...

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