Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Career Development

Disrupt HR YVR

Posted on September 26th, by Ana Dumont in Career Development, Events, HR Management, Industry Resources. Comments Off on Disrupt HR YVR

Last Tuesday, September 19, Alessia and I attended our second DisruptHR event where ideas, information, and experiences were beautifully shared in order to inspire and empower the audience. The speakers talked about diversity in the workplace, ways to improve the recruitment process and how to engage and motivate employees. The topics were diverse but in … Read More »


Recruiting for Teams – A New HR Challenge

Posted on September 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, HR Management, Just For Fun, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Recruiting for Teams – A New HR Challenge

 

Traditionally, human resource professionals have focused their efforts on the career trajectory of the individual employee, whether it’s in the recruitment phase, performance assessment or development. Now that approach to organizational structure is undergoing a big sea change according to some new research by Deloitte. Organizations are experiencing a movement away from functional structures and … Read More »


Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

Posted on August 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »


From Simple to Simply Thrilling: The Diversity of Accounting

Posted on August 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, In The Media, Job Search, Just For Fun. Comments Off on From Simple to Simply Thrilling: The Diversity of Accounting

Push a button, pick up the phone, take notes, and repeat. While the tasks of office life can seem mundane at times, they certainly don’t need to be! In this short blog, we are going to briefly explore the diverse (contrary to common belief) world of accounting. Now we aren’t talking about adrenalin inducing exciting, … Read More »


Canadian Employers Gain Easier Access To Global Talent

Posted on August 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, In The Media, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Canadian Employers Gain Easier Access To Global Talent

Over the past few years, Canadian employers have lamented the onerous bureaucratic process associated with bringing foreign management staff to Canada. Recently, however, the federal government introduced a two-year pilot visa program –the Global Talent Stream(GTS) – as part of its Global Skills Strategy. The GTS allows certain types of workers to be granted a … Read More »