Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

The Ever-Evolving Role of Financial Leadership

Posted on February 27th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Karen Epp. Comments Off on The Ever-Evolving Role of Financial Leadership

It’s 2019 and you need financial leadership. The hidden costs of not having a financial helmsman (or helmswoman) tend to stack up – from unoptimized pricing of products and services to revealing the lopsided cost-benefit of maintaining a bad client. You need someone who is able to identify the areas of your business that aren’t … Read More »

Accounting Functions – What’s the Difference?

Posted on February 19th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Accounting Functions – What’s the Difference?

No business can successfully function without a thorough understanding of their financial situation.  While a one-person start-up may be able to function for a while with little more experience than balancing a cheque-book, successful growth will soon make it abundantly clear that more qualified help is required.  It doesn’t take long to discover that ‘accounting” … Read More »

Recruiting for Non-Profits

Posted on February 12th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Recruiting for Non-Profits

Not-for-profit organizations are an essential part of society and offer a tremendous service to those whom they serve. These organizations accomplish lofty goals through the tireless efforts of their many contributors. Often, in the pursuit of moving these mountains, non-profits will have to attract top talent capable of advancing the organization’s agenda. Unfortunately, this means … Read More »

The Nuances of Attracting Top Executive Talent

Posted on January 16th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Interviewing Advice, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Nuances of Attracting Top Executive Talent

It’s a truism that an organization is only as healthy as the people whom it is made up of. With this in mind, attracting and retaining quality talent is an essential element of success from the top floor to the front lines. Leadership, however, is especially vital as their contributions affect every aspect of the … Read More »

Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady at 1.75%: How is the job market performing?

Posted on December 5th, by Karen Epp in Recruitment. Comments Off on Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady at 1.75%: How is the job market performing?

Earlier this morning, the Bank of Canada released its target for interest rates, keeping it the same at 1.75%. As this is the target, the actual rates are a quarter point on either side – the Bank Rate is 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent.[1] There are two main drivers … Read More »