Category Archives: HR/OB

Cultivating Assertiveness to Counter Workplace Passiveness

Though it may seem like the safest option, a passive approach to workplace communication can have negative implications. Keeping your head down can indeed make you less vulnerable to office backlash. However, it also closes off many opportunities to move up the career ladder. Staying passive will make you seem uncertain, unconfident, and indecisive. But […]

Canadian MBA Programs are attracting International Students

After decades of flying under the radar, Canada’s reputation as a destination for international business students has taken off. Since 2000, the number of international MBA candidates in the country has more than doubled. Canada is attracting more and more students from outside the country because of its low unemployment rate and its stable economy […]

The advantages of employee recognition awards

Who doesn’t like appreciated and recognition. You’d be lying if you say you don’t. Recognition and appreciation are infact essential to promote a hardworking spirit amongst the employees and it is hence almost mandatory for the management of a company to give certain employee recognition awards for better work delivery. Employees today are always switching […]

More practical Option for Business affairs with Umbrella Company

While the greater part of contractual worker selects constrained organizations to handle their business undertakings, there are circumstances in which umbrella companies can speak to a more pragmatic alternative. Knowing the advantages that an umbrella organization can bring, and coordinating them against your objectives and desires for your contracting vocation, will let you know which […]

Harness the Benefits of Indoor Plants for your Office

Other than for its aesthetic value, indoor plants are much appreciated by those who understand the health and productivity benefits that these plants give. Offices are just one of the few indoor environments that make having plants a necessity. In an atmosphere that demands high productivity and drive, plants are able to neutralize the negative […]

5 Best Jobs in Healthcare

Health care has been a thriving industry for many years, and this trend seems likely to continue. With a generation of Baby Boomers now making the transition to retirement and semi-retirement, health care jobs are as in demand as ever. Some jobs in the industry offer plenty of possibilities, from appealing salaries to considerable autonomy […]

4 Reasons to Consider an HVAC Degree

There are a great many exciting things happening in the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) field these days, including new energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, greener technologies being used, and new skills for technicians to learn. It is a very solid career path, and for the certified technician, pay can be very rewarding. Besides […]

WorkForce 360 – The HR Summit (2015)

The important of Human Resources and the challenges of managing them is increasingly getting recognized across all organizations, even though sometime it may be recognized as a support function. Human capital is sometimes used synonymously with human resources, although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view (i.e., the knowledge the individuals embody and […]

Tips for New Business Owners to Understand Employee Care

Business owners are required to have a basic understanding of all types of matters for their employees, including things like insurance, healthcare, retirement funds and social security disability benefits. It is possible to get caught up in the excitement of products and advertising, especially as a new business owner, but attention to details like these […]