Canadian firms turn to technology to improve staff productivity

Many North American companies are scrambling for the antidote to declining worker productivity and asking if technology can play a role in minimizing "time wasting" activities and boosting employee effectiveness. The issue has

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

12 embarrassing reasons why you should be careful about posting photos on Facebook

You know the old cliche, a picture is worth a thousand words? Turns out that pictures have been deeply undervalued: A single photo can cost you your reputation, your job, even your freedom--if

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Neutralizing narcissists – Dealing with controlling, manipulative bullies in the workplace

Five years ago, Jean Ritala was dating a businessman who started to demonstrate Jekyll and Hyde-like behavior. Well-spoken, charismatic and successful, he could also be manipulative and bullying, telling her that it was

Published on: August 14th, 2008 Thomas Hoffman

Secrets of recruiting young workers: benefits and promotions

Facing a potential onslaught of baby boomer retirements and a smaller pool of Generation X employees to replace them, IT managers who want to create or sustain a Best Place to Work environment

Published on: June 27th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee and Virginia Robbins

How to estimate your personal IT worth

For most of us, our jobs aren't about systems or reports or lines of code - they are about how we pay our bills, spend our free time, and create a future for

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Joe Gentry

Will ‘good behaviour by decree’ work in Canadian workplaces?

Is an employee's habit of chewing gum while talking with clients becoming a gnawing irritant? Do you find loud chatter from two cubicles down the corridor a constant distraction? Or are a co-worker's

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

20 steps to achieve rapid – and remarkable — success at work

You have no time. Here are 20 processes you can improve, benefits you can reap and changes you can make in just 20 minutes.You look at your to-do list and everything seems hard

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Stephanie Overby

Free Google hosted applications sidestep IT department, raise security concerns

Google is releasing a new edition of its hosted applications suite that end-users can bring into the workplace without the involvement of their IT department.It means that IT managers who fret about employees

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez