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Politics in the Workplace: Employer Policies and Employee Protocol

Posted on September 3rd, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Politics in the Workplace: Employer Policies and Employee Protocol

Political disagreements are nothing new. For as long as we’ve had a political process, we’ve been discussing it passionately amongst ourselves on a regular basis. If you feel, however, that debate is more prominent, as well as more pointed, than usual in recent years, you’re not alone. On TV, online and on the street political … Read More »


In-House vs. Agency Marketing: Factors to Consider

Posted on July 29th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, Sales & Marketing, Sales & Marketing Case Studies. Comments Off on In-House vs. Agency Marketing: Factors to Consider

Should marketing be done in-house or by an outside agency? It is a question that has plagued business managers for decades and one that we will, finally and definitively, answer today! Or, maybe not.  In fact, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Some businesses are better suited to in-house marketing teams while others are better off … Read More »


Trends in Senior Marketing Management

Posted on July 22nd, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Trends in Senior Marketing Management

The marketing world is evolving at breakneck speed. Near constant developments in technology, consumer behaviour and industry are fuelling frequent disruptions to the status quo. The role of the senior marketer has subsequently shifted as well, with new expectations and skill sets arising on an ongoing basis. What trends are impacting marketing, and how does … Read More »


Six Traits of Effective HR Managers

Posted on July 15th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Six Traits of Effective HR Managers

HR Managers are proficient in the art of analysing talents, aptitudes and attributes in others and using this information to assess their suitability for various positions. But what about HR professionals themselves? What kind of skills must they possess? Let’s take a closer look at some key qualities of successful HR professionals.  

1. Organizational Skills

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The Shifting Role of the Finance Professional: Trends and Developments

Posted on June 24th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, Finance, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Shifting Role of the Finance Professional: Trends and Developments

As business, technological and political environments continue to shift, the role of the CFO evolves along with them. The Chief Financial Officer of today must be equipped to handle expanded duties with a more all encompassing approach. In light of this progression, let’s examine three ways in which the CFO’s role has transformed, and will … Read More »