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Category: HR Management

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 »


Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources: What’s the Right Balance?

Posted on August 13th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment, Technology. Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources: What’s the Right Balance?

Artificial intelligence is perhaps the most rapidly ascending technology of our current age. In most parts of the workforce, and indeed life itself, humans are interacting with an evolving complement of programming designed to aid and inform. One of the areas most affected by this emerging trend is the human resources department. The responsibilities of … Read More »


What Employers and Employees Can Do to Mend the Monday Blues

Posted on August 3rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, Human Resources, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on What Employers and Employees Can Do to Mend the Monday Blues

There are lots of great songs about Saturdays. Mondays? Not so much. The Boomtown Rats don’t like them, the Mamas and the Papas don’t trust them and the Bangles simply describe them as “manic”. Mondays are about as popular as traffic jams or runny noses. It makes sense; for many of us it’s the first … 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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What To Do When Your Employee Comes Out as Transgender

Posted on July 10th, by Karen Epp in Recruitment. Comments Off on What To Do When Your Employee Comes Out as Transgender

Vancouver Pride Festival is less than one month away. As a week of celebration, it offers locals the opportunity to celebrate diversity. It also gives workplaces another opportunity to rethink inclusion for trans employees fighting a stigma that involves gender identity and sexuality.

It’s been reported that LGBTQ+ adults are more than twice as likely to … Read More »