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Is there such a thing as too much transparency?

ATB Financial  is one of those companies that seems to get a lot of high marks on various rankings. It has been selected as one of Canada’s 50 best employers, a top employer for young people, a “passion capitalist” and one of Canada’s 50 most engaged ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Setting the record straight on common HR follies

As in life, the practitioners in the field of human resources too often blindly follow the folly of others, to the point it becomes collective wisdom. The assurance of the crowd creates its own certitude. Yet, a Monty Python skit I recall, hit the nail ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Robots are so much smarter than they used to be

Anyone immersed in robotic technologies will tell you that contrary to popular belief, robots in production environments are about as unintelligent as they get – unless you take the time to add some smarts into the equation. People don’t understand ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

9 tricks Elon Musk, Marissa Mayer, Jeff Bezos, and other top execs use to run meetings

/p> Americans sit through some 11 million meetings every day — with the unproductive ones costing companies $37 billion a year. Since we’ve already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes , we decided to explore how the most successful executives ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Boards can’t afford to ignore reputation risk in an era of armchair activists

When it was revealed earlier this month that now-former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich had six years ago donated $1,000 to a group opposing same-sex marriage, the outcome of the revelation was predictable. After protests from Mozilla staff — including vocal ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

What future jobs will look like, thanks to Generation C

Generation C is redefining the nature of traditional marketing and customer service while coincidentally, technological innovations are redefining careers and the workplace. Generation C, or connected, can be described as the current 18- to 34-year-olds ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

More Canadians likely to ‘job hop’ to find perfect position, leave jobs after two years: poll

TORONTO — A new poll by job-hunting website Workopolis indicates Canadians may have some commitment issues when it comes to employment. The online survey found that about 51% of those polled said they had been in the same job for less than two years, ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Workers, Sadness, Layoffs
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Yahoo proposes three new members for dwindling board while Mayer’s salary drops 32%

Yahoo! Inc. proposed three new directors to shore up its dwindling board, as Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer continues to revamp the Web portal. Yahoo said in a statement today it will nominate co-founder David Filo, Charles Schwab Corp. Chairman ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

When it comes to getting fired, readers have plenty of questions

My column in the Financial Post attracts plenty of mail and while some people write to comment on my stance on some stance I recently took others write to ask how some more common situations should be handled. From my (e)mailbag here are some of those ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brazilian companies keeping CEO pay secret to protect against kidnappings

Brazilian chief executive officers are fighting to keep their salaries secret. Companies from Embraer SA to Itau Unibanco Holding SA to Vale SA, all with American depositary receipts, don’t disclose compensation for top officials, contrary to international ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla selects former marketing chief Chris Beard as interim CEO

A strong candidate to become Mozilla’s CEO on a permanent basis Mozilla Corp. named Chris Beard as interim chief executive officer to replace Brendan Eich, who stepped down after being criticized for donating money to an anti-gay marriage group. Beard ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rolex announces Jean-Frederic Dufour as new CEO in third leadership change since 2008

Rolex will make its third change in top leadership since 2008, naming Jean-Frederic Dufour to become chief executive officer of the 109-year-old maker of Swiss timepieces. Dufour, head of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA’s Zenith watch brand, will ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 15 2014]

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Is there such a thing as too much transparency? [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - 5 hours ago]
ATB Financial  is one of those companies that seems to get a lot of high marks on various rankings. It has been selected as one of Canada’s 50 best employers, a top employer for young people, a “passion capitalist” and one of Canada’s 50 most engaged ...
Setting the record straight on common HR follies [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - 22 hours ago]
As in life, the practitioners in the field of human resources too often blindly follow the folly of others, to the point it becomes collective wisdom. The assurance of the crowd creates its own certitude. Yet, a Monty Python skit I recall, hit the nail ...
Robots are so much smarter than they used to be [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 22 2014]
Anyone immersed in robotic technologies will tell you that contrary to popular belief, robots in production environments are about as unintelligent as they get – unless you take the time to add some smarts into the equation. People don’t understand ...
9 tricks Elon Musk, Marissa Mayer, Jeff Bezos, ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 21 2014]
/p> Americans sit through some 11 million meetings every day — with the unproductive ones costing companies $37 billion a year. Since we’ve already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes , we decided to explore how the most successful executives ...
Boards can’t afford to ignore reputation risk i... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 21 2014]
When it was revealed earlier this month that now-former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich had six years ago donated $1,000 to a group opposing same-sex marriage, the outcome of the revelation was predictable. After protests from Mozilla staff — including vocal ...
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