Achieving HR Agility w/ the ‘STREAM’ Framework

Human resources has historically been criticized for being sluggish in terms of its role within the organizational realm. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see HR as the “enforcer” of the leadership’s mandates, while being unable/incapable/hapless to address or...

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Education as the Great Divide

By Jock Finlayson and Kristine St-Laurent Where do workers envision themselves five years from now? Who has the skills to succeed in the fast-changing job market? The answer—and the level of optimism—may very well depend on the amount and type...

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What Global Factor Poses the Greatest Challenge for HR?

Melissa Anderson HR leader, Abebooks, an Amazon Company Melissa Anderson, MBA, CHRP, is a strategic HR business partner and talent management leader who recently joined AbeBooks. Prior to joining AbeBooks, Melissa spent 12 years with Schneider Electric, a global specialist in...

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Equipped to Compete? Making the Most of Mobile Teams and Tech

By Garry Priam It’s no secret that in order to run a successful company, you need to commit a lot of resources to human capital management. This includes making sure you have not only the right people, but the right...

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Five Technologies That Serve HR and the Workplace Well

By Garry Priam We are all affected by technology—both personally and professionally. We yearn to stay connected and continuously updated with each other and the world around us, yet can feel intimidated or disconnected by both the pace and face...

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Recruiting Better, Faster, Hire: Part Three

By Hire Ground Read Part One and Part Two. In part three of our five part series, we explore recruiting software. Recruitment and hiring is undoubtedly a very expensive process, with HR experts calculating that the average hire costs about $3,300.1...

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Flexible Thinking Drives Workplace Futures

By Isabelle St-Jean Flexibility in the face of the perfect storm is becoming the workplace norm. Interestingly, as businesses globally continue to adjust to the ongoing economic and demographic changes, the word flexibility itself has become more directly associated with the...

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Facing the Facts of Temporary Foreign Workers

By Jock Finlayson Canada has a long tradition of attracting immigrants to become permanent residents.  In many ways, immigration built this country and was the foundation for much of the growth in the post-war era. More Mobile Migrations The context for international...

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