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Congrats To Rosenzweig & Company Advisory Board Member Judith Humphrey On A Nice Feature

Congrats To Rosenzweig & Company Advisory Board Member Judith Humphrey On A Nice Feature

“Taking the stage involves speaking up, being forthright, expressing your viewpoint in meetings. It means not pulling back when challenged or when your inner voice seeks to undermine you. It means accepting praise for a job well done, rather than saying, ‘It was nothing,’ or ‘my team did it.’

One more gap in pay between men and women

Add one more gap to the paycheques between men and women in the top management roles: When their companies flourish, male executives see their bonuses soar - but women in equivalent roles get practically no bump-up, a new British study has found.

EXIT INTERVIEWS: I quit. Now, do you want to know why? Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends

Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends. Exit interviews help organizations understand what's driving colleagues away, pinpoint problem areas and increase retention. But few Canadian companies understand the exit interview's true value.

The delicate art of saying 'No' to your boss: Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends

Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends. Just say "no." On the face of it, it sounds easy enough to turn down a request. But why - especially when that request is coming from the boss, a colleague or a client - can it seem so difficult? Saying yes feels good.

Corner office headcount: women, 3; men, 97. Go figure Some gains, but 93% of top officers are men

Some gains, but 93% of top officers are men Nancy Southern, Kathy Bardswick and Linda Hasenfratz share something noteworthy: They are the only three women at large Canadian companies whose business cards boast the title of chief executive officer.

The shift to shakier ground for chief executives Be it board scrutiny, shareholder dissent or mergers, turnover is at a record level

They're falling like flies. Just last month, John Lederer abruptly departed from the top job at Loblaw Cos. Ltd. after failing to turn around the supermarket giant's sliding profits and stock price.

Honeymoon period for CEOs shrinks: The first 100 days of tenure can mean the difference between success and failure

Ask Michael Fielding to pick the most critical period in his two-year tenure as chief executive officer of Toronto-based StrataFlex Corp. and he'll answer in a clean, round number: the first 100 days.

CEOs focus on keeping the talent at home: Chiefs zero in on strategies to retain and develop the best of tomorrow's leaders

When Bank of Nova Scotia chief executive officer Rick Waugh promoted a trio of investment veterans into senior executive positions 12 days ago, the move quickly prompted speculation that it was part of a succession plan for his job.