Like Herding Cats: Using Project Management Software to Wrangle a Remote Workforce
Feb13

Like Herding Cats: Using Project Management Software to Wrangle a Remote Workforce

While it’s got its ups and downs, running a decentralized, remote workforce can be a major boon – but you’ve got to be organized. Using the right project management software is key. Making Life Easier, One Project at a Time Whenever we refer to something that’s frustratingly difficult, we often say that it’s like herding cats. The idea of trying to get several notoriously independent, aloof, and stubborn...

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Workplace Data Security – 5 Things HR Managers Should Know
Feb12

Workplace Data Security – 5 Things HR Managers Should Know

Data security is important for anyone working in an organization. It is especially important for recruiters who interact with a large number of candidates. They gather lots of information that needs to stay private and confidential during the course of their duties. Any type of security breach can have serious repercussions, not just on the HR department, but on the entire organization. Data protection doesn’t have to be...

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Podcast Interview with Kim Benedict: Recognition and Rewards
Feb07

Podcast Interview with Kim Benedict: Recognition and Rewards

The Importance of Rewarding Top Performers in SMBs In the latest episode from the CPSA Recruitment and Talent show guest Kim Benedict, CEO and Co-Founder of TalentMinded, offers insights into the importance of rewards and recognition for salespeople in SMBs today. Kim and host Kevin W. Grossman consider what truly motivates salespeople today in small businesses, what metrics should be considered when setting up salary levels and comp...

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Listening for Sexual Harassment
Feb05

Listening for Sexual Harassment

“Oh my goodness! He’s so nasty, what a pervert, I was so creeped out,…” was just some of the water cooler commentary I would hear about one supervisor I worked with many years ago. I was mildly curious about what he had done or said to garner such consternation from our female employees but mostly I ignored the comments.  I thought poor soul, he had somehow made his way to the bad side of  my omnipotent, omniscient...

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Event Preview: Digital Talent Acquisition Summit
Feb05

Event Preview: Digital Talent Acquisition Summit

With the digital era, everything is moving towards becoming more digitized and virtual. Talent acquisition, employee retention & engagement are no different. Canada’s first summit on leveraging digital to boost your recruitment process and enable HR to take a revolutionary leap forward is here! The 1st Digital Talent Acquisition Summit is your opportunity to unleash the potential of your HR team and your employees. As an HR...

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The Relationship Between Employee Engagement and Motivation
Feb01

The Relationship Between Employee Engagement and Motivation

How to Get the Best From Your Employees In business, there is one simple fact that will always be true: you wouldn’t be able to accomplish even a fraction of what you’ve set out to without a hardworking team of employees by your side. Your vision can be as objectively strong as you want, your strategy can be as sound as any, but without highly engaged and highly motivated employees, executing on those things won’t...

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Internal Communications: What Leaders Want
Jan29

Internal Communications: What Leaders Want

Executives and PR reps can’t be the only cheerleaders for a company. An effective internal communications strategy can bring the advocates an organization already has to the fore, and give them the tools they need to amplify the message.

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Podcast Interview with John Hirth: Successfully Onboarding Employees in Start-Ups and SMBs
Jan24

Podcast Interview with John Hirth: Successfully Onboarding Employees in Start-Ups and SMBs

Onboarding: What’s Needed to Successfully Onboard Sale-Focused Pros in Small Businesses In the latest episode of the CPSA Recruitment and Talent podcast, Kevin W. Grossman and John Hirth discuss ways to successfully onboard new salespeople into SMBs and start-ups. We’ll consider why employers should get salespeople off on the right foot and three things that will help them succeed, whether or not the onboarding paperwork should...

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