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5 Excuses Costing You Time & Money

Posted on July 16th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

Letting go of an employee is one of the hardest things a manager can do. But there’s no use making excuses.

You know it’s time to do something about that employee whose performance is consistently lacking. But, well, dealing with it feels like more trouble than it’s worth.

If this sounds familiar, I have a challenge for … Read More »

The Leader’s Most Critical Role

Posted on June 11th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Leader’s Most Critical Role

The Leader’s most critical role.

Jim Brown

According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy produces an average of 100,000 new small businesses each year.  A small business is defined as one with 5-100 employees.  Stats Can also reports that 85,000 small businesses fail each year.  That’s a pretty significant attrition rate.  And as almost half of all … Read More »

How to Hire Great Developers

Posted on March 13th, by Lougie in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on How to Hire Great Developers

Thomas Edison once said that “genius” is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. In the world of technology startups, that 99% involves a heck of a lot of coding and wireframing. If you’ve got an idea for a startup, that’s great — but odds are that an idea is all you have. (Well, maybe you have … Read More »

What Job Board Advertisers Don’t Want You Know

Posted on January 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on What Job Board Advertisers Don’t Want You Know

Complimentary eBook Invitation

Job advertisements typically start from $350 and it could run into thousands. This guide will instruct you how to avoid those costly mistakes and to best advertise for your job.

This eBook will cover the following essential steps:

REAL ROI of top job boards
What to look for in a job board and who to contact
Best … Read More »

Do credit checks really prove your job-worthiness?

Posted on February 25th, by Lougie in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

Job applicants who make the cut at TD Canada Trust get something else with their formal offer of employment: a form asking them to agree to a personal credit check.