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Question of the Month: When Working From Home, Do You Work More or Less?

Question of the Month: When Working From Home, Do You Work More or Less?

With more businesses opting to utilize a hybrid workforce with in-office and remote employees, the question remains which work scenario is more productive. While productivity isn’t always measured in hours worked, it can still be an indicator to analyze how productive work-from-home solutions can be. So we want to know, while working from home, do […]

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Question of the Month: Do You Support a Minimum Wage of $15/Hour?

With the changing employment landscape in North America, some have raised the question of whether or not we should raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. With differing opinions between business leaders and politicians, we’d like to here from you. Let us know whether or not you support it and how the change would […]

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Question of the Month: What Leadership Topics Do You Want to Learn More About on Refresh Leadership in 2021?

Question of the Month: What Leadership Topics Do You Want to Learn More About on Refresh Leadership in 2021?

From leadership advice to workplace management tips to relevant employment articles, we strive to provide the best information to help you succeed. With that in mind, we want to know what topics are most important for you to learn more about on our site this year. Let us know by participating in our survey! (more…)

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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2021?

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2021?

Although this past year didn’t go according to planned for most businesses, next year is full of potential. Looking forward, most anticipate next year to experience an economic boost compared to this year. As you plan your business goals for 2021, we want to know what your performance predictions are for the new year. Let […]

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Question of the Month: Has Social Media Ever Been a Factor in Your Hiring Decisions?

Question of the Month: Has Social Media Ever Been a Factor in Your Hiring Decisions?

With social media being an integral part in our daily lives, some companies are making hiring and firing decisions based on a candidate or employee’s online presence. In fact, according to a CareerBuilder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates, while 43% use social media to monitor current employees. So we want […]

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Question of the Month: Has Your Company Taken Steps to Improve Workplace Safety?

Question of the Month: Has Your Company Taken Steps to Improve Workplace Safety?

Keeping your office and workforce safe and healthy is imperative to maintaining a productive and successful business. The current COVID-19 crisis has companies focusing more on safety preparedness and emergency planning than ever before, so we want to know if your organization has updated or made changes to your workplace safety procedures in response to […]

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Question of the Month: Does Your Company Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan?

Question of the Month: Does Your Company Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan?

During the current global pandemic, companies are working to help alleviate the internal effects caused by “stay-at-home” ordinances and state regulations. While no one could predict this crisis, there are those who create plans for when emergencies like this arise. So, we want to know if your company has an Emergency Preparedness Plan in place. […]

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Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Communication is key for organizations to flourish, and one way professionals achieve this is through meetings and conference calls. However, thanks to technology, the need to have reoccurring meetings may be a thing of the past. So, we want to know how many meetings you attend weekly and whether or not they could be replaced […]

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Question of the Month: How Does the Current Employment Landscape Compare to When You Entered the Workforce?

Question of the Month: How Does the Current Employment Landscape Compare to When You Entered the Workforce?

The employment landscape is constantly evolving, and with unemployment at a 50-year low and near historic lows in Canada, it can be drastically different for 2020 college graduates than it was for other generations. So we want to know how this year’s job market compares with when you first entered the workforce. Let us know […]

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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2020?

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2020?

With record-low unemployment and strong business activity, 2019 has shaped out to be a banner year for businesses in North America. In December 2018, we asked readers about their business predictions for 2019. The vast majority (59%) of respondents said they expected to see “moderate growth,” while 25% said they will “remain steady, but unchanged.” […]

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