Category: Industry Resources
The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … Read More »
Developing a healthy network of contacts is critical to entrepreneurial success, and yet for many people – particularly the less extroverted types – it is the most daunting part of starting a business. It can be even more intimidating in situations with lots of people, like at a business conference.
But the art of networking … Read More »
If you are a company that relies on your sales team, whether you are a start-up or an established firm, you have probably realized how hard it is to hire and maintain talented sales personnel.
A recent Globe and Mail article, Companies Struggle with Shortage of Sales Talent, discusses how sales is in the top … Read More »
HR managers are often tasked with identifying “high potential” employees or “HiPos,” either for management positions or to take on important tasks.
But what is a high potential employee and what are the best ways to identify them?
Before answering that question, companies should identify their own needs and goals, and how their in-house talent can … Read More »
Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.
It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »