Monthly Archives: February 2013

Create a Resume or CV Free Online

If you’re looking for help or ideas for creating a resume or writing a cover letter, CVrite is a website aimed at assisting job seekers with CV and resumé preparation. They offer a free online resume or CV creator (accessible from the home … Continue reading

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How to Praise Good Performance

You should remember that, as a supervisor, you’ll always get what you reward. if you ignore good behaviour, you may lose it and perhaps a good employee as well. While this may appear to be common sense, it is far from common practice. We like … Continue reading

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8 Work-Life Balance Myths

There are myths or assumptions about what the family-friendly workplace really means. Some of the commonly held myths and the corresponding reality checks are as follows: Family-Friendly policies are soft HR issues, mainly for women. Policies that increase employee health … Continue reading

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Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?: Hard-Hitting Lessons on How to Get Real Results

The foundation of our managers’ philosophy relies on one main, undeniable point: a manager’s number-one priority is to deliver results.” – Denny F. Strigl Are you delivering? For managers, behavior is the real key to achievement. In order to stop struggling and start … Continue reading

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How to exorcise your demons of disorganization

Time is money, the adage goes, and lots of money gets lost in being disorganization. Disorganization is so prevalent in the workplace that the Professional Organizers in Canada estimates a typical office worker wastes 150 hours a year – almost one month … Continue reading

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The Milkshake Moment

The following is an excerpt from the book The Milkshake Moment: Overcoming Stupid Systems, Pointless Policies and Muddled Management to Realize Real Growth by Steven S. Little Published by Wiley & Sons, Inc.;  April 2008;$19.95US/$21.99CAN; 978-0-470-25746-3 Copyright © 2008 Steven S. Little What I’ve … Continue reading

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