Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Human Resources

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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Home is Where the Office Is-Benefits and Drawbacks of Working From Home

Posted on July 3rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, Human Resources, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Home is Where the Office Is-Benefits and Drawbacks of Working From Home

It’s been said that “home is where the heart is”. For an increasing number of people, it’s where the office is as well. Developments in communication technology, coupled with changing attitudes, have allowed for a greater number of people to do part, or even all, of their work from home. A 2017 Gallup survey found … Read More »


The Benefits of Benefits: The Evolution of Workplace Perks

Posted on June 4th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Benefits of Benefits: The Evolution of Workplace Perks

As workplace expectations evolve and competition for attracting and retaining top talent heats up, companies both large and small have responded by sweetening the pot with regards to benefits. Financial compensation will likely always be the top motivating factor for employees, but benefits really are a factor and employers have responded by offering perks that … Read More »

Hiring for Ability: Subject vs Function Experience

Posted on May 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Hiring for Ability: Subject vs Function Experience

Today I’d like to take a look at things that leaders should consider when looking to add another top executive to their team.

When considering candidates for a position there is naturally an exhaustive checklist of factors to be measured in order to ensure the right hire. Foremost in the minds of company leaders and … Read More »

Defining and Shaping Company Culture

Posted on May 21st, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Defining and Shaping Company Culture

Organizational culture is somewhat of a fat term. Every organization, of course, has its own culture and although culture plays a major role in the group’s success, or lack thereof, we often struggle to define it. When it comes to the workplace, what is organizational culture, how is it formed, what impact does it have … Read More »