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If you are looking to glean workforce, HR, and business insights and understanding, begin with the following resources. These items provide best practices for various related topics.

Selection of Business and HR Articles: Summer 2015
BrantJobs staff have put together a list of several great articles relating to career development, job searching, and employment opportunities from leading business publications.
 
 
Selection of Business and HR Articles: Fall 2014
BrantJobs staff have put together a list of several great articles relating to career development, job searching, and employment opportunities from leading business publications.
 
 
Selection of Business and HR Articles: Summer 2014
BrantJobs staff have put together a list of several great articles relating to career development, job searching, and employment opportunities from leading business publications.
 
 
Selection of Business and HR Articles: Spring
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
Selection of Business and HR Articles: Fall
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
Selection of Business and HR Articles: Summer 2013
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
Winter Selection of Business and HR Articles
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
Fall Selection of Business and HR Articles
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
August's Selection of Business and HR Articles
We have again compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
Does It Make Sense to Use YouTube When Recruiting?
Video is your best opportunity to tell a compelling story to attract top candidates, according to a HireRabbit infographic.
 
 
July's Selection of Business and HR Articles
This July, BrantJobs staff have compiled several great business articles relating to human resources, workforce management, and performance efficiencies from leading Canadian business newspapers.
 
 
How to Deal with Attendance Problems
For employees that seem to have more problems than the others, realize that there are a host of possible reasons and strategies that you can use to help get them on track.
 
 
Focus on Employee Behaviors to Get Results
Effective supervisors discuss employee performance in behavioral terms, rather than mentioning attitudes. Here are some examples of various behaviors and attitudes to be aware of.
 
 
Help Your Employees Do More in Less Time
This article discusses how to prevent overworking your employees, and how to help your employees work more effectively and efficiently.
 
 
Avoiding "Burnout" in Your Employees
How do you know if your employees are in the "burnout" zone? Sometimes a tired employee is still a happy employee...one who has worked hard and feels totally satisfied from their accomplishments. Other times,...
 
 
Understanding Employee Performance
The value of tracking employee performance is quite apparent. When all is said and done your business needs to be profitable.
 
 
Building Employee Self Esteem for Bottom Line Results
Self esteem is a sense of worth, not only in inner confidence and self-respect, but also outwardly in the actions one takes towards contributing to the Bottom Line.
 
 
Employee Satisfaction - A Must for a Successful Business
Employee satisfaction is an evolutionary step to know whether the workers are happy with their current job and the working atmosphere.
 
 
Employee Absenteeism
Absenteeism of employees from work leads to back logs, piling of work and thus work delay.
 
 
What is Human Resource Development?
How essential is Human Resource Development in a business?
 
 
The Real Purpose for Checking References
Reference checking should be used to validate that what the candidate told you.
 
 
Employee Input in a Performance Evaluation
When writing performance evaluations for your employees, soliciting the employee’s feedback before you begin writing can provide you with helpful and specific input.
 
 
Employee Communication: Tips to Engage
Employee engagement results in positive change of behaviour leading to the achievement of organizational goals.
 
 
Best Interview Questions for Any Candidate
No matter what type of job your business is interviewing for, there are certain questions that must be asked in order to know more the applicant’s overall skill set.
 
 
Building Organizations that Engage Employees
10 ways to keep your employees (and yourself) engaged and excited about coming to work.
 
 
Communicating With Employees
Employee communication improves efficiencies and understanding.
 
 
Prepared for the Hiring Process
Hiring employees is a daunting task.  HR training for hiring can standardize the process.
 
 
Bill 168: Presentation Resources
Bill 168, an Act to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act with respect to violence and harassment in the workplace and other matters, will significantly impact workplaces in the province of Ontario.
 
 
Tapping Into Global Talent
Success begins with people – people with the skills, knowledge and talent you require to be a leader in today’s global economy.
 
 
Employers & Bill 168: Violence
Bill 168 will significantly impact workplaces in the province of Ontario.  Find out about the changes and it's impact on your company.
 
 
Importance of the I in Team
If managers could pinpoint their employee's individual strengths, they could then utilize those strengths to build a stronger team.
 
 
Costly Mistakes Employers Are Making Now
A major problem for business owners and employers today is getting the best employees, and then keeping them. Sounds easy, but any employer will tell you that these activities take up the most time and have the biggest...
 
 
Understanding Staff Needs
One of the major problems for business owners and employers today is getting the best employees and then keeping them. Sounds easy, but any employer will tell you that these activities take up the most time and have the...
 
 
BrantJobs Calendar
The BrantJobs 2014 Printable Calendar is available to download. Simply click on the image or the link below to get yours today.
 
 
Screening In Candidates for Lost Profits
Hiring anyone new can be a risky business, though it doesn’t have to be. What exactly is screening in? It’s the hope that you’ll end up with a good selection of final candidates to find that next...
 
 
Hiring Tips & Traps
One of the most costly mistakes for small business owners is making a bad hiring decision. Losing the money spent on recruiting, the time to interview the candidates, and the time and cost spent on employee training are...
 
 
Employee Motivation. Business Performance.
Employee retention is an ongoing challenge in today's workplace. Employee reward programs are an integral part of the solution, but the root cause of morale problems can easily be addressed with no financial outlay at...
 
 
Motivating Employees
Creating motivation in the work environment can be a challenge. This article provides some useful insight on ways to motive employees as well what actually triggers motivation.
 
 
Benefits of Outsourcing Training
By selecting the outsourced training programs you will be able to learn from the skilled trainers. The people of your company can only educate you from their personal knowledge.
 
 
Three Hiring Mistakes Managers Make
There are plenty of good people looking for work. What turns these good workers into great employees?  Motivation.
 
 
Creative Thinking for Businesses
Creative thinking could be the solution to keeping your business afloat.  Given the global economic climate, many entrepreneurs find themselves struggling to market their businesses while keeping costs down.
 
 
Dynamic Interviewing Practices
The pre-hiring process can be a challenge. If you’re reading this article, you are finished with the pre-hiring process and are looking for tips that will guide you through the...
 
 
Staff Retention
Many people assume that people leave jobs largely for financial reasons - but that simply is not the case.
 
 
Understanding Minimum Wage
What is the current minimum wage? Will it be changing?