Ensuring adequate support for women in the workplace is becoming top of mind for most hiring managers as the marketplace evolves. Impactful events like the emergence of the #MeToo movement has shone a light on deep-set issues facing women as they progress in their careers. These campaigns are effective at widespread awareness and understanding, but … Read More »
The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … Read More »
Henry Goldbeck gives some insight on employee satisfaction specifically on some key findings and a few questions pertaining to Human Resources.
A few findings:
42% of small businesses (1-50 employees) offer no employee feedback.
Formal or scheduled employee feedback is more popular (34%) than informal or ad-hoc employee feedback (25%).
Managers who provide consistent and accurate evaluations have 35% more employees reporting … Read More »
“Why did you leave your last job?”
This may be one of the most common questions asked by a potential employer, and the interviewee’s pitfall if not carefully answered. No matter what your reasons were for leaving, keeping the tone positive and professional is integral to leaving the right impression with a potential employer.
Here’s how to answer:
Focus on the … Read More »
Although most Canadian’s look forward to Labour Day as one last long weekend before the end of summer, the origin behind the holiday stemmed from a different purpose. Over 140 years ago, labour pioneers paraded in Toronto in support of the Typographical Union’s strike for shorter working hours.
That parade was the first in a chain of events that … Read More »