7 Bright Ideas for Recruiting During Challenging Times

Does this sound oh too familiar? "Recently, I recruited for a position with a growing, dynamic and exciting small business. I had short-listed four great candidates and was setting up interviews. Although challenging, we settled on a date that worked...

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Latest Research Reveals the Underestimated Value of Intuition in Recruitment

A new report, The Intuition Index: The Critical Role of Intuition in International Business, has shown that intuition is regarded as a vital asset in hiring and promoting staff, with 96 per cent of business leaders reporting that intuition...

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Stand Out From Other Organizations By Taking Advantage of Mentoring Opportunities

The cool kids are already doing it. Seeking mentors and leveraging interpersonal opportunities is where the rubber meets the road for today’s emerging talent. Moreover, as the marketplace becomes ever more competitive and the students become more marketplace savvy, the...

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Survey: Resume Lies On The Rise

Everyone tells a little white lie every now and again. But how often do you think people stretch the truth on their resume? The answer may surprise you...or not. The Facts About Fictitious Resumes According to a U.S. survey, nearly half of...

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A Deeper Look At Ontario’s New Pay Transparency Act and The Impact On Industry

With the coming of the new year, the Government of Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act took effect on January 1, 2019. As the first legislation of its kind, its goals and expected impacts are worth a closer look. Taking Aim at Pay...

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Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

It is no secret among HR professionals that resumes are outdated, plain, and notoriously fickle. They have become documents designed to be people pleasing and optimized for keyword scanning. Recruiters are often left to guess at soft skills and...

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From Cost Centre to Culture Catalyst: Putting People Focus First

The HR function has historically been considered a cost centre since it does not specifically create income, while still costing the organization money to operate. However, this thinking is not only out of date, it has always been inaccurate,...

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Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group is here to help with next steps. The Presidents Group is a network of change-driven BC business leaders who are champions for more...

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