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Are the chickens coming home to roost?

By Trevor Wilson #MeToo has the potential
 to substantially disrupt the attitudes that have been forbidden topics of discussion in corporate Canada. I have been aware of sexual harassment in the workplace for many years. Much of it shows up in reviewing employee attitude surveys that ask whether employees have either witnessed or experienced harassment… Read More Are the chickens coming home to roost?

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“Like” is not enough

By Lisa van de Geyn Brands are spending more and more on social media in the hope that it will lead to greater exposure and increased sales. But is the payoff worth the investment? Sixty-year-old actress Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Her death came at the end of what was deemed a… Read More “Like” is not enough

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How to zip it

By Tamar Satov Made a taboo comment at the office? It can happen to the best of us, especially these days. Here’s how to save face when your foot’s planted firmly in your mouth. The mood was relaxed and festive when Janet, a Toronto-based public relations professional at a national financial services firm, attended a… Read More How to zip it

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Where to stash your cash?

By David Trahair There’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to asset allocation decisions: you should have at least your age in safe fixed income products. It’s RRSP season again and that means you are probably wrestling with the same old problem — where the heck do I get the money? I can’t… Read More Where to stash your cash?

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Algorithms are everywhere

By Pierre Theroux They can be useful in our daily lives but do they know too much about us? Many companies may not want you to know the answer. They have names such as HardBacon, Ambo, Wealthica and Covera. These are among the dozens of startups across the country that are sparking a revolution in… Read More Algorithms are everywhere

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The free way

By Lara Bourdin Whether by choice, chance or necessity, many workers of all ages are turning in their employee badges for careers as consultants, freelancers and independent workers. How does life in the flex lane really work? Lorraine Wong hasn’t had her own office in more than two years, although she has worked in a… Read More The free way