What kind of managers do millennials want to work for?

Companies are obsessed with understanding millennials better. As the largest demographic in the workforce, attracting and retaining this highly dynamic and savvy generation is vital for their current and future success. And for the most part, they’re getting it wrong. Corporate culture has become an integral component to a company’s strategy. Hiring business coaches to …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on March 6

A copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Good morning all! Shari Kulha here with your daily dose of top business news. Acetylsalicylic acid was patented on this day in 1899 by Bayer. And yesterday some news touched a few pain points: more Trump Tariff Troubles, pipeline consequences, a change in the power balance …

Five things you should know before you start your work day on March 7

David Thomson, the third-generation scion of Canada's richest family.Postmedia Network Good morning! Shari Kulha here to apprise you of the top business stories we’re following today. The Trump tariffs are on the watchlist, of course; late yesterday his chief economic advisor Gary Cohn resigned, to no one’s surprise. Observers correctly anticipated he’d wait until tax …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on March 8

Good morning, women! It’s your day today. Shari Kulha here wishing everyone a peaceful and productive International Women’s Day. Here’s our story on an Accenture survey of 22,000 men and women that says gender equality is more likely to be found in workplaces that have 40 factors in common. Meanwhile, there’s one workplace that’s in the …

Five things you need to know before you begin your work day on March 9

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley Jason Franson / Canadian Press Good morning all! Shari Kulha here with your daily dispatch of the top business news. Today’s the 242nd anniversary of the publication of The Wealth of Nations, which touted free markets. Yesterday Trump stuck with protectionism, saying he would exclude Canada and Mexico from his tariffs …

Shhh! How to stream March Madness when the boss isn’t around

March Madness tournament begins Tuesday. All 67 games will be available online.AP NEW YORK — March Madness begins Tuesday. And that may mean strategizing to sneak in some games when the boss isn’t looking. Fortunately for you — though not your boss — all 67 games in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will be available …

Five things you need to know before beginning your work day on Feb. 27

Merchant ships along the Panama Canal.Rodrigo Arangua/AFP Good morning! Shari Kulha here with the business stories you need to know this morning, to tide you over until budget news takes the main stage this afternoon. The energy industry is calling Ottawa to task again (still), Apple has three new phone models up its sleeve, and the …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on Feb. 28

A good post-budget morning to you. Shari Kulha here to fill you in on the top stories that aren’t budget-related, so you can go through the day being the well-rounded person we know you are. (That said, our extensive Budget 2018 coverage can be found right here.) OILSANDS STANDS Canada’s largest integrated energy company has …

Five things you should know before you start your work day on March 1

/Peter Lozinski / Postmedia And a pleasant March morning to everyone! Shari Kulha here with the top business stories you ought to know about. We have a few reaction stories from budget observers, including one reporting that business is unhappy about Morneau’s lack of policies to address the U.S. threat; that and all our coverage …