Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

The Nuances of Attracting Top Executive Talent

It’s a truism that an organization is only as healthy as the people whom it is made up of. With this in mind, attracting and retaining quality talent is an essential element of success from the top floor to the front lines. Leadership, however, is especially vital as their contributions affect every aspect of the … Read More »

Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

Posted on January 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

As the calendar turns over to a new year and people engage in their annual re-commitment to self-care, it’s important not to overlook the impact of mental health upon overall well-being. Companies are increasingly understanding their role in the psychological health of their employees, and recognizing the benefits of a happy, healthy workforce. Different companies, … Read More »

Workplace Teamwork: Why, How and its Role in Retention

Posted on December 27th, by Jessica Miles in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Workplace Teamwork: Why, How and its Role in Retention

Just ask any sweaty, champagne-soaked athlete who is lifting a major trophy: teamwork is critical to success. Regardless of whether you’re part of a Superbowl-questing football team or you work in more modest surroundings, achieving this elusive teamwork goal is worth striving for. But why? And how? And what is the role of teamwork in … Read More »

You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

Posted on December 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

In 1962 Neil Sedaka recorded his signature song, ‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’. It’s as true today as it was back then and although Neil was singing about romantic splits, the sentiment holds true in the workplace. Terminations, unfortunately, are a part of business and are often very emotional experiences for those losing their … Read More »

Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady at 1.75%: How is the job market performing?

Posted on December 5th, by Karen Epp in Recruitment. Comments Off on Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady at 1.75%: How is the job market performing?

Earlier this morning, the Bank of Canada released its target for interest rates, keeping it the same at 1.75%. As this is the target, the actual rates are a quarter point on either side – the Bank Rate is 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent.[1] There are two main drivers … Read More »