From Cost Centre to Culture Catalyst: Putting People Focus First

The HR function has historically been considered a cost centre since it does not specifically create income, while still costing the organization money to operate. However, this thinking is not only out of date, it has always been inaccurate,...

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Infographic: A Guide to Employee Recognition

This infographic was created by RPG Card Services

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Feeling Stressed and Overworked? Survey Reveals You Are Not Alone

Many working professionals are likely to experience stress at some point in their career, but for some, there is a breaking point. A recent survey from Monster Canada found that one-in-four working Canadians has left a job due to stress...

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Talent Management: Putting People First

By Nancy Painter Talent management is attracting a crowd. While usually delegated to HR, it is currently gaining visibility and sparking discussion about just what it encompasses, and who is best qualified to lead it. There are almost as many definitions...

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Onboarding with Innovative Intent: A Tale of First Day Realities

By Ingrid Vaughan You never get a second chance to make a first impression and first impressions are often difficult to change—which should make innovative onboarding a workplace norm. However, the reality is more divisive. A Tough First Day to Forget Amy...

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Millennial Learning “Needs” Work for Everyone: Unlocking Organizational Potential

By Lynn Oucharek Imagine sitting in a still room with no windows, dim lights, and just the sound of someone speaking in the background. If the picture that rises to mind is a surgical theatre, consider that this how many...

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CEO TalkBack: HR’s Role in the Perfect Storm

By Natalie Michael, CHRP As a leadership coach, one of the things I think about most often is the future and where the world of work is headed. Personally, I appreciate the fact that I can work with clients from...

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For Good: Holding on to Your Talent Through Social Responsibility

By David Borrelli In an increasingly competitive business landscape, Canadian organizations know their ability to attract top talent is often the difference between surging ahead of competitors and falling hopelessly behind. But as more Millennials enter the workforce, attracting talent is...

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