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22 Results in category September 2014

Ronal Jacinto, an electrical designer at Toronto's Spectra Engineering, found a surefire way to impress the boss: land telecoms giant Rogers as the company's biggest client.

In a new study of the HR profession, XpertHR found that most HR professionals (84.8 per cent) did not begin their careers as HR professionals.

Most job seekers know that making a good first impression in a job interview is crucial, but they may not realize how little time they have to do it.

Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work (A Review)

A look at Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations by Tracey Bower.

The Key (A Review)

A look at The Key: How Corporations Succeed by Solving the World's Toughest Problems by Lynda Gratton.

The Social Leader (A Review)

A look at the Social Leader: Redefining Leadership for the Complex Social Age by Frank Guglielmo and Sudhanshu Palsule.

Employers in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are nearly five times more likely to employ more people in the next quarter than larger businesses, according to figures from the UK's Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Interview with an HR Hero: Antoinette Blunt, SHRP, FCHRP

Human resources is a lot like nursing, according to Antoinette Blunt. After a rewarding 25-year career as a registered nurse – Blunt can draw more than a few parallels between nursing and her present job as an HR and labour management consultant.

Is Workplace Camaraderie Across Distance Possible?

Aligning corporate culture can be difficult enough with one office location, but how can a company make sure multiple offices feel connected?

The Privacy Paradigm

Since the 2008 Colwell case, the privacy landscape in Canada has evolved. What an employer can and can’t do with respect to employee surveillance depends, at least in part, on what kind of business you’re in and where you’re located.