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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How to Be Happy at Work

By Heather O’Keefe, CPHR How to Be Happy at Work by author Annie McKee serves up great ‘how-to’ recipe for anyone determined to spend the majority of their working hours without being consumed by stress, drudgery, frustration or by working...

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HR Ambassadors Wanted: Creating Agents of Change

By Amelia Chan, CHRP Attracting and retaining talent continues to be a challenge for employers due to the competitive job market, flat compensation budgets, shortages in critical skillsets and a constantly changing business environment.  In other words, the life of...

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Embedding: What HR Can Learn From War Correspondents

By Les Hudson What concept can HR learn from recent wars? Let me suggest that we can learn to adopt and follow through on the word “embed”. Following the example of war correspondents, we can and should spend much more time...

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Facebook or Face Time? Business Relationships Take More Than Texting, Friending, and Online “Connecting”

It’s official: email, texting, and social media are no longer just helpful supplemental business tools. They’ve taken over the whole game. Yes, technology has made many aspects of modern living more convenient and “connected,” but the pendulum has swung...

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A Healthy Cynic’s View of Social Media Recruiting

By Dawn Longshaw While people have always used social networks to find jobs through referrals, the move online has changed the recruitment process considerably. Social media in particular, connects organizations with vast networks of people across a wide range of...

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Make Your Connections Count: 5 Tips for Successful Networking

In the business world, we’re often advised to network. Interested in changing careers? Network! Need to attract some new clients? Network! Wish you had a knowledgeable mentor? Network! The fact is, networking is a valuable and effective tool that...

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Social Media No Substitute for Face Time

By Lana Bradshaw I’m guilty of it. Thinking if I send a quick text or email, I’ve washed my hands of responsibility, that the task is now “complete”. The world of social media and technology is what guides us, nay,...

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