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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Is Your Company Profiting From a Growth Mindset?

Children with a growth mindset rebound more quickly from failure and get higher grades. Athletes with a growth mindset (like Michael Jordan) have greater perseverance and achieve better performance. Organizations with a growth mindset show greater levels of trust...

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Beyond Minutia: HR Minding the Future Frontier

Technology. We love it at work and in life, but we know it also presents certain entrapments that can be difficult to avoid. What if we could develop a new relationship with technology? Let’s consider a technology with which...

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Create a Winning Corporate Culture (Hint: take a look at WestJet)

If you’re like us, you’ve been hearing a lot about how important corporate culture is to attracting and retaining top talent. It's worth paying attention to: did you know that misalignment with corporate culture is a key reason why...

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Failure to Empower Failure May Cause Failure

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”– Eric Hoffer In this age of technology, organizations must deal not only with disruption and convergence,...

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HR LeadersTalk: Deborah Best Invested in Culture

By Drew Railton, CPHR Deborah Best, CPHR is vice president, head of human resources with Raymond James, Canada’s most successful independent investment firm—with a national footprint and managing $36 billion on behalf of Canadian families throughout its 120 branches. Based...

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The Yogurt Principle in Leadership

By Doug Turner Mahatma Ghandi has often been (inaccurately) quoted as having said, ”Be the change you want to see in this world.” This is actually a paraphrase of what he actually said but the message is accurate. This follows very...

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