Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Human Resources

Operations Manager Spotlight: Evolving Expectations

Posted on March 18th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. No Comments

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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Workplace Games: Gamification Nets Results for HR

Posted on March 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources. No Comments

When I was in kindergarten, our teacher used to have us play a game called ‘Feed the Pelican’. She would distribute little cardboard fish featuring basic math problems or reading challenges. Students who correctly answered the question written on their fish were afforded the opportunity to walk to the front of the class and deposit … Read More »

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 »

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 »

USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Posted on February 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, Human Resources, In The Media. Comments Off on USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Canadians seeking non-immigrant working visas, and renewal of such visas, should be aware of potential changes to existing agreements when the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes effect in early 2019.

An Overview of USMCA, or CUSMA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was finalised on September 30, 2018, and is expected to take effect around January 1, 2020, … Read More »