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Category: Human Resources

Politic Expression In The Workplace

Posted on May 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Politic Expression In The Workplace

In a post-Trump, divisive electoral cycle, politics remains on the tips of everyone’s tongue. From the dinner table, to cable news and into the workplace, everyone seems to have some opinion on the current political climate.

This is not necessarily a good thing, especially in the workplace. B2B research firm Clutch, has surveyed 1,000 full-time employees … Read More »

Winning Combinations

Posted on May 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Winning Combinations

Last week, I attended a webcast seminar, “A Winning Combination: Align employer, consumer, and corporate brands for success”, offered by LinkedIn. 

The webcast presentation made 3 great points very well:

-The experience of candidates applying to work at a company can affect the brand

-The importance of the employee culture and the stories that represent that culture

-Testimonials or promotion of the … Read More »

GetApp Recommended HR Tools

Posted on May 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on GetApp Recommended HR Tools

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 »

Top 5 Employment Issues

Posted on May 1st, by Jessica Miles in Career Development, Human Resources. Comments Off on Top 5 Employment Issues

On April 19th, we attended a great presentation by Trevor Thomas of Kent Employment Law. Trevor is an employment lawyer who shared his legal expertise on the top five employment issues that cross his desk.  The presentation focused on:

The difference between an employee versus an independent contractor,
The nuisances of employment contracts,
How the Employment Standards Act … Read More »

First Rule of Recruiting

Posted on December 20th, by Henry Goldbeck in Finance, Human Resources. Comments Off on First Rule of Recruiting

Henry Goldbeck talks to the importance of the first rule in recruiting

“Determine and clarify the essential, important, positive and negative skills, experience, characteristics etc. required of the successful candidate for the position.

Determine the time frame for hiring and what internal resources you can dedicate to the sourcing of candidates.  If internal resources are insufficient based on the difficulty … Read More »