Monthly Archives: September 2010

Art of the written word

by Denise Barnard Survey suggests handwritten notes mean more to employees than other forms of communication Whenever my former boss wrote comments like “Good!” and “Nice work” on stories I edited, it had the same effect as a gold star in school: I felt proud and determined to do a good job again. I’ve kept […]

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Job interviews: Prepare for the right comeback

Wallace Immen, From Friday’s Globe and Mail James Dimas thought he was well prepared to answer any question a job interviewer could pose, but he was caught completely off guard when a hiring manager asked: “What’s your favourite colour?” “I had no idea what he was getting at,” said Mr. Dimas, who was interviewing for […]

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