HRchat Podcast Interview: Performance Management Tech and Strategy with Jilaine Parkes
Jan04

HRchat Podcast Interview: Performance Management Tech and Strategy with Jilaine Parkes

In the first episode of HRchat in 2018, we hear from Jilaine Parkes, President and Founder at SpriggHR, about tactics and tools which can help ensure companies accurately measure and support the development of employees. SpriggHR is an online performance management platform that provides the software, support and methodology to transform performance management processes. The Sprigg software provides tools to help with a full spectrum...

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HRchat Podcast Interview: The Impact of Nutrition Education in the Workplace with Ree Dolnick
Dec14

HRchat Podcast Interview: The Impact of Nutrition Education in the Workplace with Ree Dolnick

Nutrition is one of the single most important, yet undervalued, aspects of workplace productivity and employee engagement. A large number of corporate wellness programs focus on fitness, but hardly touch on nutrition education or providing healthy food choices in the office. In this episode of the HRchat show, host Bill Banham speaks with Ree Dolnick, President at Jeca Energy Cookies and Bars. Ree provides insights into the...

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HRchat Podcast Interview: Career Development and Innovation in the Workplace with Mark Franklin
Dec05

HRchat Podcast Interview: Career Development and Innovation in the Workplace with Mark Franklin

In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham talks with Mark Franklin, Co-Founder and President at OneLifeTools, Practice Leader and President at CareerCycles, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto, and Career Buzz radio host. Mark Franklin, M.Ed., P.Eng.,CMF, is practice leader of CareerCycles, a career management social enterprise with 3500+ clients across Canada. Mark created the CareerCycles narrative framework and...

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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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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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From Passion to Business in 9 Steps
Oct25

From Passion to Business in 9 Steps

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about how Millennials have a different approach to careers, compared to predecessors. Millennials are more inclined to change several jobs in order to find their true calling and then pursue a career. Some of them have had the courage to explore their entrepreneurial side and opened startups to monetize their passions. Many others turned their hobbies into a second job. Most successful...

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Four Powerful Business Communication Strategies
Oct11

Four Powerful Business Communication Strategies

Efficient and fast business communication is a key aspect of any business’s long-term success. In order to thrive, an organization must facilitate team members’ access to information in a timely manner and ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues. Making colleague to colleague interactions efficient and easy can greatly benefit businesses in a number of ways. While technology can’t solve all issues, the proper use of...

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Talent Acquisition: How to Attract the Best?
Oct02

Talent Acquisition: How to Attract the Best?

Attracting the best talent is a challenge. With these actionable tips and tricks, your HR department will be able to acquire the cream of the cream via LinkedIn.

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