Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Leadership

Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

Posted on April 10th, by Lougie in Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

“A recent study has shown that giving employees a voodoo doll of the boss makes them happier. It allows them to take their frustrations out on the boss via a voodoo doll.  Participants reported “lower feelings of injustice” and said they were “far less likely to feel bitter” about their boss or supervisor.¹

Although this would … Read More »

Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

Posted on March 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Case Studies, Henry Goldbeck, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

As a Canadian recruitment agency, it’s essential that our specialists have a clear understanding of the needs and aspirations of our candidates. In our fast-paced world, the pressure is always on for workers to increase and update their skills. To stay relevant employees want to be trained in the latest best practices and technologies, especially … 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 »


Create Unity in Your Workplace

Posted on September 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Just For Fun, Leadership. Comments Off on Create Unity in Your Workplace

Team building and unity are the foundations of a winning company. Of course, it’s a way to have fun and perhaps miss work (depending on where the team building will take place) however the benefits exceed the surface level of fun. We recommend reading this article http://bit.ly/2gE5L4Z by the Harvard Business review. It really emphasizes … 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 »