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The World’s Quirkiest HR Deets

The working world is nothing if not replete with peculiar rules, requirements and riders. In some cases, it’s employers and politicians making bizarre demands of employees; in others, it’s employees winning some pretty dubious professional rights. A down-filled...

Bringing the Women Back

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent April 6 in New York City attending a women’s summit on how to boost the female presence in the C-suites. The event, which included meet-and-greets with YouTube’s CEO and the new secretary general of the United Nations, took place at...

Maintaining Your Millennials: A Tipsheet

Professional millennials, as it turns out, are a disloyal bunch. According to a revealing, 29-country Deloitte survey published earlier this year, some two-thirds of this cohort plan to blow off their current employer by 2020. That’s whack, particularly if you’re a...

Workplace-Based TV is the Best TV

From The Good Wife to The West Wing, the workplace has long provided a rich backdrop for the unfolding of all manner of highly entertaining managerial mishaps and clerical calamities. Somehow, in these colourful depictions, the humble office is elevated to a place of...

The Breakfast Method

From asking applicants to submit an essay or sell you something during the interview to insisting they solve logic puzzles or play word-association games, it’s all about the unconventional in the hiring game today. But the cake topper is the strategy recently revealed...