The Lasting Impact of Onboarding
Feb15

The Lasting Impact of Onboarding

  No one plants a seed expecting a tree to grow overnight. Trees need water, sun, soil and time to grow. Yet some companies expect new employees to grow without giving them the time or resources they need. More than a third of companies do not have a structured onboarding process. Without realizing it, these companies ensure their employees will never become more than saplings. Companies that invest in comprehensive, thorough...

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How to Speak the Workplace Language of Love
Feb14

How to Speak the Workplace Language of Love

You know that communication is an important skill in the workplace. But in the frenzy of the workday, it can be something that’s overlooked and subtly affects employee morale. The reality is that your word choice can greatly impact your employees, and approaching it the right way can create a more positive and productive work environment. This Valentine’s Day, think about how you speak to your team to win over their hearts once again....

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Join the SMB Technology Revolution
Feb14

Join the SMB Technology Revolution

HR technology is evolving day by day. Ten years ago, if you had asked small businesses how they managed their data, they would have given you old, traditional solutions. Cloud was not a popular concept at that time. Nobody trusted this technology. However, things have changed now and cloud is something we cannot live without. Check out how HR technology has changed the way small businesses work. Quick Hiring In small businesses, less...

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Like Herding Cats: Using Project Management Software to Wrangle a Remote Workforce
Feb13

Like Herding Cats: Using Project Management Software to Wrangle a Remote Workforce

While it’s got its ups and downs, running a decentralized, remote workforce can be a major boon – but you’ve got to be organized. Using the right project management software is key. Making Life Easier, One Project at a Time Whenever we refer to something that’s frustratingly difficult, we often say that it’s like herding cats. The idea of trying to get several notoriously independent, aloof, and stubborn...

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Workplace Data Security – 5 Things HR Managers Should Know
Feb12

Workplace Data Security – 5 Things HR Managers Should Know

Data security is important for anyone working in an organization. It is especially important for recruiters who interact with a large number of candidates. They gather lots of information that needs to stay private and confidential during the course of their duties. Any type of security breach can have serious repercussions, not just on the HR department, but on the entire organization. Data protection doesn’t have to be...

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Podcast Interview with Kim Benedict: Recognition and Rewards
Feb07

Podcast Interview with Kim Benedict: Recognition and Rewards

The Importance of Rewarding Top Performers in SMBs In the latest episode from the CPSA Recruitment and Talent show guest Kim Benedict, CEO and Co-Founder of TalentMinded, offers insights into the importance of rewards and recognition for salespeople in SMBs today. Kim and host Kevin W. Grossman consider what truly motivates salespeople today in small businesses, what metrics should be considered when setting up salary levels and comp...

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Listening for Sexual Harassment
Feb05

Listening for Sexual Harassment

“Oh my goodness! He’s so nasty, what a pervert, I was so creeped out,…” was just some of the water cooler commentary I would hear about one supervisor I worked with many years ago. I was mildly curious about what he had done or said to garner such consternation from our female employees but mostly I ignored the comments.  I thought poor soul, he had somehow made his way to the bad side of  my omnipotent, omniscient...

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Event Preview: Digital Talent Acquisition Summit
Feb05

Event Preview: Digital Talent Acquisition Summit

With the digital era, everything is moving towards becoming more digitized and virtual. Talent acquisition, employee retention & engagement are no different. Canada’s first summit on leveraging digital to boost your recruitment process and enable HR to take a revolutionary leap forward is here! The 1st Digital Talent Acquisition Summit is your opportunity to unleash the potential of your HR team and your employees. As an HR...

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