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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CEO TalkBack: Four Principles for Putting People First

By Natalie Michael, CPHR There are many competing priorities for a leader’s time:  customers, products and new innovations among others.  Yet, organizations that put people first send a clear message. The best organizations and leaders actually spend the majority of...

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Is Micro-learning the Next Big Thing?

By Jennifer Gerves-Keen According to a recent study by Bersin by Deloitte looking at the modern learner, only one per cent of a typical work week is available to employees to focus on learning and development. Contrast that to statistics...

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When to Call in the Coach: Working Together to Add Value

By Donna Howes, CHRP While HR has never been a single service department, demands on HR professional are rising significantly. According to the Human Resources Management Association’s (HRMA) HR Trends in BC 2014 Survey Report, “employee/leadership development has firmly entrenched...

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Why Training & Development Programs Fail: Mastering the Real Drivers of Behavioural Change

By Heather Hilliard Every organization wants to maximize the potential of their people in order to achieve superior results. In fact, significant investments are made in programs that aim to improve performance by changing the way leaders, employees or teams...

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How Good Are You at Change?

By Krysty Wideen In some ways, I embrace change. Ask me to try to do something in a new way? I’m on it! Let’s switch up our process just to see what happens? Sounds like fun! Funny enough, in other ways...

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The Power of a Cup of Coffee, it’s Not Just About the Caffeine

By Krysty Wideen Imagine your morning cup of coffee. You are likely waiting impatiently in line for a fix at Starbucks only to rush off to work. That's one way to have a cup, but switch to a different picture....

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