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21 Results in category July/August 2016

Born for This (A Review)

A look at Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do, written by Chris Guillebeau.

No Fears, No Excuses (A Review)

A look at No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career, written by Larry Smith.

HR Manager's Guide to Succession Planning (A Review)

A look at HR Manager's Guide to Succession Planning, written by Brian Kreissl and Yaseen Hemeda.

Wrongful Dismissal Handbook (A Review)

A look at Wrongful Dismissal Handbook, 7th Edition, written by the Honourable Mr. Justice John R. Scott.

The Five Biggest Teamwork Ills

Twisting your features into a mask of pain, you dig your heels into the soft grass. A rope tears into your palms. A clear voice speaks to you amid the many confused thoughts swirling in your head: “What am I learning from this experience?”

Meet the HR Influencers: Ruth Brothers, CHRL, CHRE

Finding a job you love getting up for each morning can be rare. Almost unheard of is doing it twice over the course of one lifetime. But that’s exactly what Ruth Brothers has accomplished.

HR Career Paths: Sue Lefebvre, MSW, RSW, PCC

While most people avoid conflict, Sue Lefebvre knows tackling it head-on is the key to helping individuals and teams develop their interpersonal skills and conflict competence.

Blowing the Whistle

In February 2016, CSA Group published its first guideline for whistleblowing systems. The guideline is designed to help organizations set up an internal ethical reporting program that encourages reporting of wrongdoing within the organization itself.

Hiring by the Numbers

Organizations of all types are becoming more data-driven, using a variety of metrics to gauge their success at sales, productivity, operational efficiency and much more.

Bridging the Skills Gap

“Jobs without people and people without jobs” is a challenge in many industrialized countries. Unemployment and under-employment rates are high while many business report they cannot find the skills they need.