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 »
Partnerships and Employee Engagement
Today’s employees live in a world of added workplace incentives. From free yoga classes to flex hours, traditional health benefits aren’t appreciated as they once were. Additional perks like RRSP-matching, stock options and commissions are used as tools by companies to recruit top talent. This strategy is commonplace in Canada, where we’re … Read More »
As recruiters, we are constantly communicating with companies looking to scout candidates as well as with potential employees who, in turn, are sizing up prospective employers. Our unique position in the middle of this marketplace affords us a bird’s eye view of the emerging trends and evolving “wants” on both sides of the dynamic.
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Certainty is something that we are all naturally attracted to. For foreign workers in the US, and their families, the process of renewing visas is stressful, time consuming and fraught with uncertainty. It’s little surprise then that many companies are now supporting their workers in a move to Canada, where the path to citizenship is … Read More »
No business can successfully function without a thorough understanding of their financial situation. While a one-person start-up may be able to function for a while with little more experience than balancing a cheque-book, successful growth will soon make it abundantly clear that more qualified help is required. It doesn’t take long to discover that ‘accounting” … Read More »