Buying local appears to cut across many industries. It therefore stands to reason that the same buying habits apply to the HR industry, specifically when purchasing HR software and management tools. In a survey by GetApp, a cloud-based HR system start-up, the company found that smaller companies with fewer than 50 employees like newer more … Read More »
Telecommuting has become more mainstream than ever as technological advances are gradually negating the need for an office hub. Many who are still commuting and working the traditional nine to five may envy their work-at-home counterparts, but the reality is that telecommuting can be a double-edged sword; with the advantages also come the disadvantages. Depending … Read More »
ITWs: Now what?
Many employers in Canada take advantage of the International Trained Workers program(s) to help alleviate employment needs. But that’s only the beginning. These are your employees now and you have to treat them fairly.
In our last blog about internationally trained workers (ITWs), we discussed how these Internationally Trained Workers help fill gaps left … Read More »
This article speaks about the ongoing difficulty of companies hiring high performing sales personnel. That is one of the reasons we are in business and going strong after 20 years. Some companies are constantly recruiting sales staff, building a pipeline and keeping it full of fresh sales rep prospects. That is difficult, however, for many companies which … Read More »
Henry Goldbeck responds to the CBC article: “Former workers aren’t flocking back to the oilpatch” published recently on msn.com
“This article talks about laid off oil patch workers in Alberta who are reluctant to return to the field when the jobs opportunities sprout again. The longer the downturn, the more laid off workers will have found … Read More »