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Wall Street and the Blockchain: Creating, Protecting and Insuring Cryptocurrency

Posted on October 14th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Finance & Accounting Case Studies, Karen Epp, Recruitment. No Comments

In 2008, a person, persons or entity going by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper that introduced the world to the concept of Bitcoin. [1] It would be several years before most people became familiar with, or even aware of, the decentralized digital currency. Just over a decade later Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and … Read More »


Why Anonymous Employee Feedback Can Be Harmful

Posted on September 23rd, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Why Anonymous Employee Feedback Can Be Harmful

In today’s workplaces, employers are faced with multiple issues. Some of these include high turnover rates, poor relationships and mistrust of supervisors. Even under positive circumstances, supervisors may seek to better the workplace by reaching out to the very people who work there. As part of this, anonymous feedback is offered, or occasionally required, from … Read More »


Politics in the Workplace: Employer Policies and Employee Protocol

Posted on September 3rd, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Politics in the Workplace: Employer Policies and Employee Protocol

Political disagreements are nothing new. For as long as we’ve had a political process, we’ve been discussing it passionately amongst ourselves on a regular basis. If you feel, however, that debate is more prominent, as well as more pointed, than usual in recent years, you’re not alone. On TV, online and on the street political … Read More »


Degree or No Degree?

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

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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