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Operations Manager Spotlight pt.2: Tracking Trends

Posted on March 27th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Operations Manager Spotlight pt.2: Tracking Trends

Part 1 of our Spotlight on Operations Management focussed on evolving expectations between companies and OMs. They were based on observations I have gleaned as a recruiter and liaison between employers and candidates. Today, I’d like to share some of the trending developments and shifting practices I’ve seen with regards to manufacturing facilities. Do these … Read More »

Operations Manager Spotlight: Evolving Expectations

Posted on March 18th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Operations Manager Spotlight: Evolving Expectations

As recruiters, we are constantly communicating with companies looking to scout candidates as well as with potential employees who, in turn, are sizing up prospective employers. Our unique position in the middle of this marketplace affords us a bird’s eye view of the emerging trends and evolving “wants” on both sides of the dynamic.

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Unpaid Internships: The Good, the Bad and the Legally Murky

Posted on February 18th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Unpaid Internships: The Good, the Bad and the Legally Murky

The moon, the stars, the flowers in spring. According to Frank Sinatra the best things in life are free. But does this apply to labour? Internships, especially unpaid internships, can be a hot-button issue. Some regard them as a great opportunity for young career-minded individuals, while others see them as an exploitative practice. What are … Read More »

Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

Posted on January 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

As the calendar turns over to a new year and people engage in their annual re-commitment to self-care, it’s important not to overlook the impact of mental health upon overall well-being. Companies are increasingly understanding their role in the psychological health of their employees, and recognizing the benefits of a happy, healthy workforce. Different companies, … Read More »

Do we fear the robot overlords? Or learn to harness the power of AI in the workplace?

Posted on November 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Recruitment. Comments Off on Do we fear the robot overlords? Or learn to harness the power of AI in the workplace?

If you send messages on your mobile phone and have the “predictive text” feature turned on, you’re familiar with AI. If you’ve clicked through recommended purchases on Amazon, or started watching a movie or TV show on Netflix that was “Suggested for You”, you’re familiar with AI. If a real-time virtual agent pops up on … Read More »