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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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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HR Mindset Betters Organizational Mental Health (But Who Looks After HR?)

In the face of change, the face of HR has been changing for some time. The recognition by employers that their employees are assets has transformed the HR professional’s role irrevocably and for the better, but with added burden. Given...

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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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Rethinking Recruitment: The Flex of Agile Thinking

By Amelia Chan, CPHR “Agile” has been a bit of a buzz word in recruitment for a while—usually associated with breaking big tasks into smaller projects with assured feedback from stakeholders propelling greater success. While this holds true, there is...

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The Flipside of the Digital Playground: The Case for Reverse Mentoring

By Amelia Chan, CPHR Asking “why” is natural for young inquiring minds. Tireless questioning and unabashed curiosity is something with which we all begin our lives, but perhaps start taking for granted once we “think” we already know the answers. Undoubtedly,...

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Talent Management Begins Before Hiring

By Amelia Chan, CPHR Talent management provides an enormously powerful business advantage: honing processes, revealing opportunities, and driving results.  Executed in conjunction with existing workplace culture and business strategy, it provides a powerful “magnetism” within organizations—which can also serve as...

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The Human Touch Advantage: Strong Leadership Embodies HR Mindset

By Amelia Chan, CPHR People define the core of any organization or business are people: from its mission to its motivation to the prevailing culture. As each of us is unique, so too is the collective DNA which develops, defines...

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