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Degree or No Degree?

Posted on August 19th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. No Comments

As with challenges to many of our trusted institutions in recent years, academia and its degree granting authorities have seen increasing challenges to their value. The criticisms towards academia are numerous, leaving students to soberly assess their degree and educational goals. What’s a degree worth? What can you do with it? How much time and … Read More »


Six Traits of Effective HR Managers

Posted on July 15th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Six Traits of Effective HR Managers

HR Managers are proficient in the art of analysing talents, aptitudes and attributes in others and using this information to assess their suitability for various positions. But what about HR professionals themselves? What kind of skills must they possess? Let’s take a closer look at some key qualities of successful HR professionals.  

1. Organizational Skills

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The Shifting Role of the Finance Professional: Trends and Developments

Posted on June 24th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, Finance, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Shifting Role of the Finance Professional: Trends and Developments

As business, technological and political environments continue to shift, the role of the CFO evolves along with them. The Chief Financial Officer of today must be equipped to handle expanded duties with a more all encompassing approach. In light of this progression, let’s examine three ways in which the CFO’s role has transformed, and will … Read More »


Money Women (and Man): A Profile of 3 CFOs

Posted on June 18th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Karen Epp, Leadership. Comments Off on Money Women (and Man): A Profile of 3 CFOs

The CFO, or Chief Financial Officer, is usually the person who was ridiculed in grade school for having a strong comprehension of math and an intensely analytical personality. Fast forward a few decades and they find themselves responsible for managing a company’s finances, often shaping the evolution and strategic vision of an organization with their … Read More »

The Benefits of Benefits: The Evolution of Workplace Perks

Posted on June 4th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Benefits of Benefits: The Evolution of Workplace Perks

As workplace expectations evolve and competition for attracting and retaining top talent heats up, companies both large and small have responded by sweetening the pot with regards to benefits. Financial compensation will likely always be the top motivating factor for employees, but benefits really are a factor and employers have responded by offering perks that … Read More »