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Workplace Games: Gamification Nets Results for HR

Posted on March 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on Workplace Games: Gamification Nets Results for HR

When I was in kindergarten, our teacher used to have us play a game called ‘Feed the Pelican’. She would distribute little cardboard fish featuring basic math problems or reading challenges. Students who correctly answered the question written on their fish were afforded the opportunity to walk to the front of the class and deposit … Read More »


Visa Finagling: Why US Based Foreign Workers are Choosing Canada

Posted on March 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment, Working Internationally. Comments Off on Visa Finagling: Why US Based Foreign Workers are Choosing Canada

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 »

The Ever-Evolving Role of Financial Leadership

Posted on February 27th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Karen Epp. Comments Off on The Ever-Evolving Role of Financial Leadership

It’s 2019 and you need financial leadership. The hidden costs of not having a financial helmsman (or helmswoman) tend to stack up – from unoptimized pricing of products and services to revealing the lopsided cost-benefit of maintaining a bad client. You need someone who is able to identify the areas of your business that aren’t … Read More »

Accounting Functions – What’s the Difference?

Posted on February 19th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Accounting Functions – What’s the Difference?

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 »

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 »