Save your business from inefficiency with RescueTime

Here's a question most of us can probably answer, at least approximately: How many hours do you spend in front of your computer every week? But here's a trickier one: How much of

Published on: May 18th, 2012 Erez Zukerman

Businesses must remember developers are people too

Everyone knows the software programmer stereotype: Developers are lone hackers working late into the night, the room illuminated only by their computer monitors. They subsist on delivery pizza and Mountain Dew. They rarely

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Neil McAllister

Flex work programs boost staff loyalty, reduce turnover

Financial imperatives are forcing many smaller Canadian firms to drastically cut operating costs.While there may be business benefits to this, one thing cost-cutting doesn't do is improve employee morale.Except when it comes to

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to foster accountability in the workplace

"How do I make my people more accountable?"As a management consultant, I get this question all the time. In fact, I'd have to say that in general, making people more accountable is one

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Paul Glen

‘Good vibes’ stem the tide of talent turnover

The growing importance of interactive online marketing is causing some upheaval in the job market but companies that know how to keep workers happy should have no cause for worry.“During the last Internet

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano