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Human Resources Featured Stories:

    • Y is the Gap so Great?

      by Denise Baril

      Being in the training industry, I see that the generational gap is expanding, but believe I am one who truly gets it. I just happen to be one of those wise leaders who understand the next generation. So, I take the online quiz to see how close I mirror Gen Y. I was going to […]

    • Empowering Your Workforce: Bringing Your Company Together through Thought Leadership

      by Mitchell Levy

      Thought leadership is often viewed by marketers as a platform that is focused externally. But while thought leadership is an effective means of influencing customers, it’s also a very successful way of empowering employees. Over the last decade, various organizations have shifted their policy towards encouraging employee empowerment. Studies have shown that organizations with empowered […]

    • Workplace Cohesion: Eliminating the Cognitive Gap

      by Katie Marks

      Virtually every company can attest to “gaps” in the system occurring in areas of skills, generations, age, culture, compensation, gender, education, knowledge, technology, and more. There is, however, one gap that is too often overlooked and is present in the most basic of human functions—thinking. Despite such a strong emphasis on employee attraction and retention, […]

    • Redefining Employee Compensation

      by Amanda Salopek

      Be The Employer of Choice Gone are the days when more money meant additional interest from candidates. Companies are quickly realizing that, in order to effectively attract and retain quality employees, they must redefine their offering to ensure they are paying attention to what employees really want in the area of compensation. Perfect Package A […]

    • Help (Will Be) Wanted: Overcoming Labor Shortages in Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

      by Sean Mallany

      One of the most talked about issues in Canada’s oil and gas industry today is the topic of labor shortages. Projections ­indicate that Canada will face a shortage of both skilled and unskilled labor in the near future. This lack of access to labor is ­limiting the capacity of the industry as a whole to […]

    • Labrador

      by Tina Olivero

      What has 3100 new job opportunities, 24 million in funding for fiber optics, and a 13 percent increase in air passenger traffic? That’s right… Way up north in the majestic ­Labrador landscape lies a wealth of opportunity and growth that will, once again, catapult the province of ­Newfoundland and Labrador to an all-time high. Nestled […]

    • Social Recruiting and Social Job Seekers

      by Stefanie Hanz, BHRM

      Connect with me, I’m Social! http://www.linkedin.com/in/stefhanz http://branchout.com/StefHanz http://twitter.com/SourceSpot Social recruiting has quickly become one of the hottest topics in the recruitment industry. Recruiters rely heavily on reaching both active and passive job seekers, and building connections. Social media complements the arsenal of tools and techniques used to source top talent, and recruiters are quickly harnessing […]

    • “Re-Inventing the Entire Hiring Process – Scientifically”

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Nothing wrong with dial phones and vinyl records – way back when. But, times change and people adapt to the new and better. So, why should oil and gas companies continue hiring (especially for big-ticket professionals) in the old-fashioned way? Globally, more energy companies have changed their hiring practices. They are connecting with a more […]

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