Interview with #CLOCANADA’s Speaker: Fran Hansen, VP of Talent & Culture at Loblaw
Apr28

Interview with #CLOCANADA’s Speaker: Fran Hansen, VP of Talent & Culture at Loblaw

Recently, we got the chance to interview one of the incredible speakers of the Chief Learning Officer Exchange Canada, happening this July 23-25, in Toronto. In her role as the VP of Talent & Culture of Loblaw, Fran Hansen is responsible for the design, development and implementation of all strategies, programs and policies relating to culture and talent management for the enterprise. Fran enjoys bringing practical and simple...

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Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work
Apr28

Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work

It used to be so much more of a pain in the butt to apply for jobs. Applicants had to get a newspaper, see what was available, update and print their resume, find out where the business was located, and get themselves there for each job. Now, employees can find a job by searching Twitter hashtags on their phone, apply by tapping their thumb on a button that turns their LinkedIn profile into a resume and go back to bingeing on their...

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Why We Need More Women (Thought) Leaders in HR
Apr26

Why We Need More Women (Thought) Leaders in HR

Ahead of this evening’s awesome DisruptHR Chicago event, co-organiser Nicole Dessain offers her take on why the world need more female leaders in HR. HR and Achieving Gender Parity It seems everyone has a point of view about the lack of representation of women – especially when it comes to technology and leadership roles. Hidden in plain sight is a gender parity problem that affects our very own HR profession. You are probably...

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Diversity in the Workplace: Not Just Skin Deep
Apr21

Diversity in the Workplace: Not Just Skin Deep

Diversity in the Workplace What do a Vampire, Burlesque Performer, Professional Hugger, a Temporary Showgirl, and a Civil War Union Soldier that fights faithfully in the battle at Gettysburg every year all have in common? They could all have day jobs in your organization. The New Face of Diversity As a Benefits Manager, I have had the pleasure of working with each of these people in some capacity. Be it managing an accommodation for a...

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers
Apr03

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers

With technology connecting everyone on the go, there is no reason that employers and employees alike should not want to use it for their benefit. One of these is the possibility of remote employment. If an individual has the required skills and can get the work to his employer in a timely manner without the added hassle of coming to the workplace every day, there is no reason why they should not be hired. Today there are several major...

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4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates
Mar29

4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates

Are you a recruiter? Got a list of candidates to meet as long as your arm? Feeling the burn out of constant interviews?Whether you are new to recruitment or have a long history in securing the best candidates, here’s a helpful checklist of 4 major pitfalls to avoid when meeting prospects. Well, unless you want them to avoid your company…then employ the following 4 practices and you’ll never hear again from those job...

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Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace
Mar24

Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace

Most of us no longer work on a manufacturing assembly line, or even an office environment reliant on the movement of paper between employees. Instead, the modern worker is increasingly assigned high-touch projects to be completed our own computers which require lengthy uninterrupted periods of distraction-free work. Despite this, however, our physical office environments generally still closely resemble those more appropriate for a...

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Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing
Mar22

Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing

EBrandCon Speaker Interview with Crystal Miller Lay The HR Gazette has partnered with the Employer Branding Strategies Conference (#EBrandCon) #EBrandCon to help showcase leading company profiles and gather top branding minds to share insider tips and strategies for improving and leveraging your employment brand. The three-day event offers leaders from companies such as Nike, American Airlines, GE, Sodexo, Lowe’s, Ericsson, Citizen’s...

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