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It is no secret among HR professionals that resumes are outdated, plain, and notoriously fickle.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 However, this thinking is not only out of date, it has always been inaccurate,...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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Growing a Return on Influence: Social Media Savvy and Recruitment

Cultural fit is both the glue that helps bind employees to the greater organizational purpose and the reason why people choose to work at certain companies. Most importantly, it is a quintessentially human element—and the means by which HR...

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Five Tips for Recruiting Top Talent in Competitive Markets

Recruiting top talent in a competitive market is a tough gig. It always seems like the next recruiter is one step ahead of you stealing your ideal candidates. In order to snag the cream of the crop, you need...

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Case Study: Co-op Student Outreach Program leads to Permanent Hire

The Vancouver Airport Authority is the community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport (YVR). When Craig Richmond, president and CEO of YVR approached his Human Resources team about increasing diversity, they were immediately onboard. Spurred by this recommendation,...

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Diversity and Inclusion Key to Healthy Culture

“Diversity is inviting people to the party. Inclusion is asking them to dance.” V. Slavich No longer just an HR program, diversity and inclusion are key elements of an organization’s business strategy. The “why” is no longer in questions. Diversity...

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How Recruiters Might Disrupt Universities

Universities are a big industry that has remained remarkably resistant to change. While getting a job isn’t the only reason people pursue a degree, it’s an essential one. If a university degree was no more valuable than a high...

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