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Human Resources Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • Exciting Millennial Futures in Oil and Gas

      by Stefanie Hanz, BHRM

      It’s an exciting time for Millennials in the energy industry! With diverse domestic, international and offshore exploration and development projects underway around the world, opportunities are abundant for emerging young leaders to build their careers and help shape the future of the global energy sector. My Role in Recruitment Earlier this year, I made the […]

    • The Art of Character Discernment

      by Tina Olivero

      Picking the Right People, Partners, Alliances and Colleagues. This article will save you time and money as you learn to discern people’s characters and finally pick the right partners, team players and business allies for your success. It will allow you to turn those daunting irresponsible, destructive and energy-draining relationships into a whole new working […]

    • Carpe Diem Seize the “Diversity” Day

      by Bobbie Boland

      Without question, the development of offshore oil in Newfoundland is the catalyst for better economic times, and the current Hebron development and benefits agreement with the province is distinctive in its own right. The commitment to develop a Gender Equity Program and Diversity Program and Business Access Strategies for both groups is opening doors for […]

    • Get Extreme Promotions and Make Amazing Profits

      by Tina Olivero

      Employee-preneurs are a new breed of worker that will excel above all others in the 21st Century. This era of recession, plummeting profits and stressful business conditions is creating an exciting new breed of people – employee-preneurs. What would happen if every person in your organization adopted an entrepreneurial mindset, whereby it was a daily […]

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