Hiring & Employment

Do you hire employees with an expiry date?

Hiring & Employment, HR Solutions posted on October 28, 2016

A recent article in HRM revealed the results of a recent study on the loyalty of Canadian employees. 49% of those surveyed believed that 10 years is an appropriate length of time with an employer, while 57% said that the appropriate length of time with the same employer was 6 years or less. The role of Human Resources It’s certainly […]

You’re richer than you think

Culture, Hiring & Employment posted on August 4, 2016

Job satisfaction doesn’t come from a hefty salary. It comes from a positive working environment with opportunities for career advancement, flexible hours and an open door policy. You Reputation Precedes You In order to attract top talent, you need to know the wants and needs of your employees. Your brand has to represent you, as an employer. Are you conservative? […]

Having trouble hiring the right people?

Hiring & Employment posted on July 21, 2016

Did you know that you only get to know 10% of a person during a job interview? No matter what kind of business you’re running, finding the right employee is not an easy task. But you only realize how taxing this job is when you no longer recognize the people you hired three months into the job. Sounds familiar? You […]

90 days to succeed in your new job

Coaching & Mentoring, Hiring & Employment posted on May 4, 2016

The actions you take within the first 90 days of a new job will largely determine whether you succeed or fail. It’s a time of great vulnerability, since you hardly know anyone and still have questions about your new job. If you don’t create some momentum during this period, you’ll face great difficulties. There are ways to smooth this transition […]

Bad hires cost you 4X their salary

Small Business posted on April 14, 2016

Are you still recruiting the same way you did a few years ago? Then you’re probably getting the same results. Let me guess: your vacancy rate is high, so is your turnover rate and your business is suffering. Sounds familiar? Too many entrepreneurs suffer from bad hires. For the most part, they think that hiring is easy. They think that […]

Prepare first. Celebrate later.

Coaching & Mentoring posted on March 24, 2016

You’ve been called for a job interview. What’s the first thing you do? Throw a party? Don’t! Being asked for a job interview is so precious. A job interview is your entry to actually being offered the job. You don’t want to lose this great opportunity by wasting time celebrating. You need to prepare. Preparation is key Let me share […]

Don’t let your resume get tossed!

Hiring & Employment posted on January 29, 2016

Do you ever feel your resume isn’t representing you in the best way possible? Don’t worry…you’re not alone. Many people don’t spend enough time writing this key document to the next step in your career.  Your resume is not a recap, but rather a tool to get you where you want to go professionally. There Is So Much More! A resume […]

Hiring the wrong person can be costly

Assessments posted on January 20, 2016

A bad hire can hit a company’s bottom line hard, but the biggest concern employers have when hiring a bad fit is the toll it takes on employee morale. The average cost of a poor hiring decision is 30% of the employee’s annual salary. Only 10% of a Person Can Be Seen During an Interview Business owners and hiring managers […]

Workshop: Creating a resume that stands out 15 Dec. 2015

posted on December 15, 2015

You only get one chance to make a good impression with your resume.   You should be confident that your resume represents you, your skills, your experience and your fit for a position.  It should also be picked out easily by recruiters from the crowd of resumes they receive. If you are not confident that your resume is all that it […]

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