Canadian Talent Management Summit

Do you ever leave a conference thinking “those were some fun presentations but I’m not sure how it relates to what I’m doing?” It’s a trap that many conferences attendees find themselves falling in to. They may leave energized or inspired but without any real takeaways. This was not the case for me at the Canadian Talent Management Summit that was recently hosted by The Talent Management Alliance. In attendance were HR and talent...

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The Workplace Equality (W.E.) Awareness Ribbon Campaign

Jamie McMillan is an Ironworker/Welder with over 12 years of experience. While she continues to take on increasingly skills-intensive projects as an Ironworker/Welder, she is also the founder and spokesperson for Journeyman, an organization that promotes careers in construction and non-traditional career paths through school and community outreach. Jamie and her business partner Pat Williams, an Operating Engineer, also launched the...

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Journeyman: It’s A Status, Not A Gender

Journeyman: It’s A Status, Not A Gender – The HR Gazette interviews Jamie McMillan, a skilled Ironworker/Welder and founder of Journeyman and the Workplace Equality (W.E.) Awareness Ribbon initiative.

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Are HR And CEOs Headed For A Showdown?

There is definitely a showdown coming. In fact, it may have already arrived. A recent Universum study stated that the “schism within organizations around issues of talent attraction, employer branding and retention have simmered for more than a decade.” In response China Gorman, CEO of the Great Places to Work Institute, wrote on Tuesday that she believes that a massive showdown is coming between HR and CEOs. While I obviously share...

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