Daily Archives: May 25, 2009

Smiling recruiters talking to applicant

A Recruiter’s Goldmine

“How did you find work on Twitter?” I was asked recently at a networking seminar. “Easy,” I replied, truthfully, “by reading between the tweets.” Web...
Media Interview. Journalists Interviewing Politician or Business

YW INTERVIEW: Peter Jensen

Developmental Bias: Helping people excel Peter Jensen, founder of Performance Coaching Inc. and instructor at Queen’s School of Business in Kingston, Ontario...
Young businessman working in modern workplace

Make Work for Yourself

Project work may get you hired Professionals trying to land a job may want to pursue project work. According to specialized staffing service, Robert Half...
Brainstorming and teamwork concept

Brave Cool World

Cool new ideas for your workplace Doodle for your NoodleThe worker who doodles during your presentations may remember more than you think....
Employees working in team at table

Engaging Employees Tops Leadership Priorities

Engaging employees to ensure organizational alignment and commitment is the most important leadership practice in tough times, according to more than half of senior...
Group of happy friends having party on rooftop

Positive Culture Breeds Success

I was saddened when I heard that a landmark store in downtown Kingston, Ontario was closing. S&R Department Store employs 80 people,...
Creative Designers Discussing Production over Table

Head Above Water: Keeping Workers Safe and Alert

Getting the big picture on productivity loss has been the goal of a number of studies conducted in the past decade within Canada and...
Chocolate Easter bunny inside a basket

Losing the Holiday Weight

Get out of your box of chocolates and into the weight-loss playground If you indulged with Valentine’s Day chocolates and are dreading Easter,...
Attentive businessman working at desk

What I Think: Taking Notice

A compliment for work well done, a note of thanks, a well-earned perk—all of these sweeten the work experience and motivate us...
Psychiatrist holds container with the human brain

Lazy Brains

Pushing Past Our Comfort Zone The sign on the treadmill read, “For the consideration of our other guests, please do not use this equipment for more...