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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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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Continuing Education: How to Keep Employees Engaged and Moving Forward
Nov02

Continuing Education: How to Keep Employees Engaged and Moving Forward

The words “continuing education” may make some employees roll their eyes or wonder how they’re going to squeeze in the time to meet requirements. But there are good reasons for the practice of learning beyond traditional education – benefits for the business and the employee. Businesses profit by having employees who are up to date on current practices in the industry and who bring innovative ideas into the workplace. Employees...

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Looking Ahead to HELM Conference
Oct27

Looking Ahead to HELM Conference

The HELM Conference is next week and The HR Gazette are super-happy to be media partners. Ahead of the big day (30th Oct), here’s the low-down on what to expect. Readers of The HR Gazette can get 20% off HELM! Simply click here and use the code: HRGAZETTE-TO. As we push the bar of technological innovation, maintaining a human-centered approach to organizational development is paramount. Produced by the impressive team at Circle...

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The Relationship Between Skills and Performance
Oct27

The Relationship Between Skills and Performance

A common misunderstanding in the performance discourse is that the relationship between skill and performance is directly proportional. For instance, one basic misconception is the idea that if an employee has higher skills, then they can achieve better performance than someone with lower skills. But, the reality as we will examine is much more complicated. On a deeper level, the relationship between these two concepts unfolds in a...

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HRchat: Building Organizational Capacity and InnovateWork Toronto with Christine Miners [podcast]
Oct17

HRchat: Building Organizational Capacity and InnovateWork Toronto with Christine Miners [podcast]

In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham is joined by Christine Miners, Managing Director of Talent at Verity International, a Canadian Human Resource consulting firm, focused on providing service across three areas of specialty: Career Management & Transition, Leadership Coaching, and Talent & Organizational Development. With over 18 years of progressive and diverse leadership experience in Talent and Organization...

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Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift
Oct03

Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift

Is your organization ready? How to know when it’s time to make an internal shift Change management. It’s a phrase that saturates the working world, especially as companies prepare to make an internal shift to operate more efficiently and become more profitable. Having solid change management practices in place can streamline these internal shifts and make them more lasting. Clearly, preparing an organization for an internal shift at...

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