Category: Human Resources
Organizational culture is somewhat of a fat term. Every organization, of course, has its own culture and although culture plays a major role in the group’s success, or lack thereof, we often struggle to define it. When it comes to the workplace, what is organizational culture, how is it formed, what impact does it have … Read More »
In a competitive job market, making the move to go with a recruiter for your executive search needs can be a make-or-break decision in maintaining your own firm’s competitiveness. Whether hiring an independent agent to take over on recruitment goals, or aligning your team(s) with a larger recruitment agency, the focus that specialized agents can … Read More »
Who has the most power in the workplace? Is it your boss? The CEO? Maybe even the board? Historically, maybe, but in one of the tightest biotech labour markets in recent history it’s really the employees that hold the balance of power in the workplace. When someone hands in their notice it generally sets off … Read More »
Part 1 of our Spotlight on Operations Management focussed on evolving expectations between companies and OMs. They were based on observations I have gleaned as a recruiter and liaison between employers and candidates. Today, I’d like to share some of the trending developments and shifting practices I’ve seen with regards to manufacturing facilities. Do these … Read More »
Nobody launches their career anticipating any type of harassment – even though it’s shockingly prevalent in Canada’s workplaces.
According to a 2016 Statistics Canada Report, “Nineteen percent of women and thirteen percent of men reported that they had experienced harassment in their workplace in the past year. Workplace harassment includes verbal abuse, humiliating behaviour, threats … Read More »