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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#HRUSeattle Recap: Talking Tech and Innovation
Mar27

#HRUSeattle Recap: Talking Tech and Innovation

On March 9, #HRUSeattle delved into the changing world of HR and Recruitment technologies and how they are being adopted by the workforce. The event brought together a group of around 45 HR pros who were looking to engage and discuss topics related to sourcing, recruiting, and staffing. People may not realize that when HR professionals gather, a good time is (generally) had by all. The recent #HRUSeattle was no exception. Maybe...

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What Actually Works in the Job Searching Process?
Feb21

What Actually Works in the Job Searching Process?

Indeed, it’s an intriguing question to all job seekers, no matter if they are fresh graduates or a manager with 10 years of experience in the industry. What really works in looking for a job? I truly wish there was a clear-cut method and if we followed it, we would have landed on our dream jobs. Unfortunately, that is not the case. As an international student in Toronto, while doing my masters program, I was honestly quite...

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The World of Learning Solutions, with Kate Salmon [Podcast]
Oct25

The World of Learning Solutions, with Kate Salmon [Podcast]

Kate Salmon of Learnography discussed the importance of a great learning and development strategy.

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Leadership Models: Learning How Not to Lead
Sep20

Leadership Models: Learning How Not to Lead

Our business culture isn’t short on leadership books, models and theories. There are business books examining trends for leaders of the future, courses on effective leadership, print and online articles offering insight on leadership. And if all these theories and insights are beginning to sound the same to you, you’re right. Born vs Made I’ve been working with leaders for fifteen years now. During that time one thing’s become clear...

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3 Easy Hacks to Becoming a Constant Learner
Aug30

3 Easy Hacks to Becoming a Constant Learner

by Betsy Mikel It’s no surprise many of the most successful people share the constant learner gene. They carve out significant time for absorbing new information and deliberate learning. Some dedicate an hour every single day. But if an hour a day of deep learning doesn’t seem possible for you, there’s still hope. You can still be a constant learner. You can even do it on the job. The trick is to switch your mindset...

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Learning and Doing
Aug15

Learning and Doing

A Proactive Plan for Growth and Success  Learning cannot take place in a vacuum, which is one of the reasons transitioning from school to the workplace is difficult. There are things you can teach which make sense in theory. However, as those familiar with the knowing/doing gap are aware – that which you know is not always that which you do – some things are best learnt through experimentation, through doing and through...

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3 Ways to Generate Buy-in for Workplace Learning
Aug02

3 Ways to Generate Buy-in for Workplace Learning

We know that education without motivation doesn’t amount to much, so how can we generate some excitement for learning opportunities in the workplace?

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