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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How do you define the ROI of HR?

Kane Kilbey associate VP, HR, University of Victoria Saanichton, BC Kane is the associate vice president, human resources at the University of Victoria. In this capacity, he is responsible for HR strategy and the leadership of HR services for staff including organizational development...

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Stress is Optional: Healthy Versus Unhealthy Stress

This is the third in a four part series. Read parts one and two here. Some stress is actually healthy, so it’s important to distinguish between the two. It’s not about eliminating stress entirely, but about creating internal emotional balance...

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Side Effects: Preparing Your Workplace for Marijuana Legalization

We are days away from marijuana legalization in Canada, as cannabis will be decriminalized under federal legislation on October 17, 2018. Many employers already anticipate that this will impact their workplaces. They may be imagining employees trying their luck...

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Five Tips for Recruiting Top Talent in Competitive Markets

Recruiting top talent in a competitive market is a tough gig. It always seems like the next recruiter is one step ahead of you stealing your ideal candidates. In order to snag the cream of the crop, you need...

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Stress is Optional: Lead as You Would Like to Follow

This is the second in a four part series, which began here. Lead as you would like to follow. I came up with this phrase years ago and offer it to my clients to help them fast-track by emulating a...

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The Power of Big Data

The ideas behind Big Data hold a lot of promise for the world of talent management and for HR practitioners aiming to help develop their people and provide insight into strategic decisions. However, a vibrant analytics solution isn’t built...

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Strategies for Dealing with AI (and other Disruptive Tech) in HR?

There is a lot of hype around AI in HR. While it sometimes seems that vendors are simply using the term “AI” to sow confusion, you only have to see AI’s ability to translate languages or have human-like conversations...

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