Five Fundamental Traits of an HR Culture Catalyst

By Amelia Chan, CPHR Every organization has a personality or culture. Whether it is intentional or not, the employees have a way of doing things which ultimately defines the organization—it is how “we roll.” What is interesting about modern management practice...

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Getting it Right the First Time: Onboarding with Emotion

By David Cory A Tale of Two Impressions Margaret was at a party when she met Shae who worked at Thread the Needle Electronics (TNE), a company where she had recently submitted a resume. She thought TNE would be a great...

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The Global Generation Are Here

By Scott Lesnick Several years ago I became unpopular. Yes, I did what I always do. I stirred things up. This time it was the generational pot. Five years ago, Millennials was a bad word. Five years ago, I would get...

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Learning from Mistakes: The Future of Recruiting in a Digital World

By Sarah Wilson Anyone who visited Walt Disney World during the 1980s and 90s likely has a solid memory of the Tomorrowland attraction. I remember getting onto the ride that took you through history - all the way back to...

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Hire with Emotional Intelligence

By Ekaterina Grishko Often times hiring managers try to figure out an ultimate formula for an ideal candidate's personality traits. It is a particularly tricky task considering that each position puts an employee through very unique experiences and, as a...

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Case Study: SAP’s Autism at Work Program Provides Meaningful Employment for People on the Autism Spectrum

SAP is a multinational software company whose research and development locations (SAP Labs), employ over 2,500 people throughout Canada. Finding candidates with the right technical skills and competencies to serve this competitive market is no easy task. One of...

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Dare We Include Realistic Advice in Onboarding?

By David Creelman Onboarding is usually an upbeat process. However, the truth is that bad things happen in any organization and the question is whether we should warn employees about them. What sort of bad things? Here...

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Exiting Employees: How HR can Minimize the Impact

By Erez Harel, CPHR Never is there a more daunting time in an employee’s life than when he or she is about to announce to their employer that they are leaving the company. The uncertainty of starting in a new location...

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