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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How to Prevent the Interview No Show (and Keep Quality Candidates Interested)

It's a common problem that hiring managers often encounter during the hiring cycle: the interview no show. You invest time and energy in selecting what appears to be a solid candidate, schedule the interview, and then – nothing. The...

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Case Study: An Alternative to Behavioural- Based Interviews

Vancity Credit union’s vision is to redefine wealth in a way that furthers the financial, social and environmental well-being of their members and their communities. One of the accessibility initiatives that Vancity has implemented is the Workplace Inclusion (WIN)...

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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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