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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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Why Training Is The Key To Effective Supervision

Supervisors are some of the most important, if not the most important people in any company. They alone are the keys to getting the best from people, getting products out the door, maintaining quality control, motivating the workforce, and a host of other jobs that...

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Why Safety Professionals Should Start Getting Personal

What do the following situations have in common? Here is a hint: all of these people are employed. 1. Henry has just had another fight with his wife Veronica. They haven't been getting along very well for some time now and this morning is no different than any other...

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Why Does Everyone Want To Be An Entrepreneur?

Be successful! Get rich! Run your own business! These and other clarion calls to financial independence, power and success have been around for a long time. But have you noticed that they are more frequent now? Are you, too, finding them more attractive and enticing?...

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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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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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