DisruptHR Toronto Interview with Hamoon Ekhtiari
Nov22

DisruptHR Toronto Interview with Hamoon Ekhtiari

Ahead of DisruptHR Toronto next month, we got a chance to chat with one of the amazing speakers, Hamoon Ekhtiari. Hamoon is the Founder & CEO of Audacious Futures, a global innovation engine for re-imagining the future at the intersection of technology, humanity, and philosophy. Previously, he was the Director of Strategy and Innovation for the Executive Vice President at TELUS. Prior to that, Hamoon was the Founding Director of...

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How Recruitment Consultants Can Thrive and Survive
Nov21

How Recruitment Consultants Can Thrive and Survive

Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in Human Resources and Recruitment. Many question the role of external recruitment partners in both the current and future hiring landscape. In most developed job markets we’ve observed many enterprises place an emphasis on both reducing recruitment costs and improving the quality in the way they hire. The obvious signs include the emergence of the internal recruitment function, the...

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Employee Communications: Up Close and Personal
Nov20

Employee Communications: Up Close and Personal

Today’s employee makes their way through each day on information overload – @home, @work, @anywhere. As digital consumers, employees have learned to filter the massive amount of content they receive, ignoring some types of information and readily consuming others. Where do your employee communications land within this filtering process? In a recent study by IDG Research, only 27% of employees indicated that they find their company’s...

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Multi Generational Learning: Top Tips
Nov20

Multi Generational Learning: Top Tips

One of the big complaints that entry-level candidates have about finding a job is that employers always want someone with at least two years of job experience. They wonder how they are supposed to gain two years of experience if no one will hire them. On the other end of the career spectrum, mature workers have difficulty because there is a stereotype that older workers are unable to learn new techniques or technologies. The problem...

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5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team
Nov17

5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team

Are you wondering how you can build a successful team? If so, you are in luck because successful teamwork and collaboration can be taught through the right approaches to leadership. There are many components involved in creating a successful team and it is not something that can happen overnight. If you are committed to nurturing the success of your team, read on to learn more. Make sure you have a clear vision As with any successful...

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Tech Recruitment: Three Hard Truths
Nov15

Tech Recruitment: Three Hard Truths

Using tech recruiters to fill tech positions is common in the startup world, but getting the value you expect isn’t. You’ve likely been told about the proprietary vaults of candidates you can’t access. Or you’ve been promised high-quality hires without any indication of a repeatable data-driven process behind the claim. Or you’ve been left high-and-dry after paying a recruiter for a new hire who ends up quitting...

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Time to Get Innovative: InnovateWork Toronto Speakers
Nov07

Time to Get Innovative: InnovateWork Toronto Speakers

The next in the series of InnovateWork Toronto events takes place this evening in downtown Toronto. 300-350 HR, Talent, and Tech pros are expected to come together for lots of networking and to hear from some of the brightest minds in the business. Here’s our pick of top speakers and panelists at the November 2017 edition of #InnovateWorkTO. Michael Serbinis, Founder & CEO of League Mike Serbinis is the CEO and Founder of...

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Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions
Nov07

Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent a make-or-break time for employee engagement. If management can figure out how to harness the emotional commitment of employees during the transition, they can gain valuable support for the initiative that can have a ripple effect throughout the organization. But failing to consider the employee experience (EX) during M&A activity can lead to active disengagement—even for employees who...

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