4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement
Jun21

4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement

No employee wants to be left in the dark or feel like they are not part of the team. The more information an employee has at their disposal to do their job, the more confident they feel while doing it, one reason why internal communications are so important. When it has been clearly communicated to an employee what their tasks are and what success looks like, they are more likely to be more productive and engaged while at work....

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How to make your pre-employment screening super effective
Jun20

How to make your pre-employment screening super effective

Recruiting new people to join your company comes with many responsibilities and factors of which a hiring professional should be aware. It is necessary to get to know the individual as completely as you can before hiring him/her which is why pre-employment screening is a must. An employer’s viability depends on the employee’s quality and reliability. Effective pre-employment screening of an employee is a critical step in hiring...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment
Jun16

Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment

As we enter the age of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), let’s get prepared to encounter innovation, disruption and new business models very similar to what happened when the internet caught fire and led to the creation of many different ways of doing things. The chat bot market which would be part of the overall AI business which was US$113 million in 2015 is projected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 27.8...

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Engendering Transgenderism In The Modern Workplace
Jun07

Engendering Transgenderism In The Modern Workplace

Many years ago I worked with a guy called Terry. Terry was quiet, but friendly enough, a bit of a loner, but social enough. Terry was introverted, but just outgoing enough to be someone with whom to look forward to having a chat. We crossed paths often in the kitchen, the men’s room, the elevator, Starbucks, etc. We would chat about everything from food, life, family, and sports, to shoes. One day during a chat about our childhood I...

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6 Insider Interview Rules to Getting the Job
Jun06

6 Insider Interview Rules to Getting the Job

Your heart is racing. You’ve been searching for months. You want this job so badly – you can taste it. Your hands are sweating. You have the skills, but you struggle in sealing the deal at the interview. A story we have heard literally hundreds of times in our line of work… and with good reason. Interviews are stressful. They challenge comfort levels, open up vulnerabilities, and carry enormous pressure to produce a positive outcome…...

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Learning Leaps
May31

Learning Leaps

Over the past 12 months, there’s been a new buzz-phrase: “The Future of Work.” Between artificial intelligence, remote work, vast technological advancements, and the rapid change in higher education, “work” is undergoing a massive overhaul. All of which means employees and companies are searching especially hard for the tools and resources to adapt to the changing environment more rapidly. As topics like...

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A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace
May29

A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace

A simple guide to improving workplace engagement by taking care of your employees’ needs.  Food, safety, love, and esteem. These are considered the most basic needs required for humans to survive in society, based on Maslow’s infamous Hierarchy of Needs, developed in 1943. But what about surviving in the modern workplace? Certainly our needs there have evolved in the past 70 years. From the flexible—yet precarious—schedules of...

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HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017
May19

HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017

The human resources landscape has changed at a rapid rate in the past decade.  Incredible technological innovations, changing attitudes of employees and employers, and new management processes have dramatically altered the industry.  To help you stay on top of these changes, here are the HR trends you definitely should not miss in 2017.   HR Trend 1: More HR software platforms to choose from Technology is one of the key drivers...

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