8 Things Your Small Business Can’t Do Without

If people issues in your business are consuming extraordinary amounts of time and energy and getting in the way of business growth, it may be time to take a look at the bigger picture of your talent lifecycle. The...

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7 Bright Ideas for Recruiting During Challenging Times

Does this sound oh too familiar? "Recently, I recruited for a position with a growing, dynamic and exciting small business. I had short-listed four great candidates and was setting up interviews. Although challenging, we settled on a date that worked...

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How to Prepare Your Workplace for the Aftermath of Marijuana Legalization

With cannabis being decriminalized under federal legislation on October 17, 2018 — roughly six months ago — many employers have tried to anticipate how this has and/or will impact their workplaces. Undoubtedly, in-house policy is key, but leaders should set...

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Destination BC Shares Their Journey Towards Diversity and Inclusion

When Destination BC  was renewing their three-year corporate strategy (2017-2020), they sought to engage their collective people power with an HR strategy aligned with their corporate goals. What the strategy has highlighted is how fundamental diversity and inclusion are...

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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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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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The Impact of AI on Applicant Tracking Systems

As a precursor to HireGround’s CPHR BC & Yukon Webinar upcoming on October 4, 2018, we felt that some background information on how artificial intelligence is being used to improve recruitment tasks would be of benefit. “Artificial intelligence (AI) for...

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AI as a Business Partner—Not a Replacement

Most of us are exposed to artificial intelligence (AI) through the many digital assistants available for our personal use. Siri helps us send hands-free text messages while we drive. Cortana reads our emails and tracks our location. Alexa plays...

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