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Category: Recruitment

Unpaid Internships: The Good, the Bad and the Legally Murky

Posted on February 18th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Unpaid Internships: The Good, the Bad and the Legally Murky

The moon, the stars, the flowers in spring. According to Frank Sinatra the best things in life are free. But does this apply to labour? Internships, especially unpaid internships, can be a hot-button issue. Some regard them as a great opportunity for young career-minded individuals, while others see them as an exploitative practice. What are … Read More »

Recruiting for Non-Profits

Posted on February 12th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Recruiting for Non-Profits

Not-for-profit organizations are an essential part of society and offer a tremendous service to those whom they serve. These organizations accomplish lofty goals through the tireless efforts of their many contributors. Often, in the pursuit of moving these mountains, non-profits will have to attract top talent capable of advancing the organization’s agenda. Unfortunately, this means … Read More »

Biotech: New Year Industry Check-Up

Posted on February 5th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Recruitment. Comments Off on Biotech: New Year Industry Check-Up

By: Michael Evans, Goldbeck Associate Recruiter – Biotechnology
Anyone in the biotech industry is aware of the news dominating the field lately: the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) “mega-deal” acquisition of Celgene valued at $74 billion announced at the start of the year. The deal seems to have left Celgene investors rather pleased with the outcome, with stocks … Read More »

The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

Posted on January 23rd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

It has been nearly one year since the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect, which immediately impacted many workplaces across Canada. While these effects were primarily felt in federally-regulated sectors, many observers in the human resource field speculated that the changes would eventually impact all workplaces.

If, as claimed this time … Read More »

The Nuances of Attracting Top Executive Talent

Posted on January 16th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Interviewing Advice, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Nuances of Attracting Top Executive Talent

It’s a truism that an organization is only as healthy as the people whom it is made up of. With this in mind, attracting and retaining quality talent is an essential element of success from the top floor to the front lines. Leadership, however, is especially vital as their contributions affect every aspect of the … Read More »