Best Human Resource Strategies and Practices

Human Resources Practices

There are a few core human resource practices that have persisted for decades. They serve as guidelines for human resource professionals, assisting companies in finding the right people for their jobs and helping create efficient, profitable, scalable operations. They’re the best human resource strategies and practices presently known.    What is meant by best human […]

Get Creative with Job Postings!

Job Postings

When your company posts a job listing, you’re competing with thousands of other possibilities. How can you make your posting stand out? Creativity is the answer. With a little extra effort and careful messaging, you can attract the best candidates. The following are some tips for making your job postings attractive and visible.  Get personal: […]

Professional Career Certifications – Do You Really Need Them?

Career Certifications

Education is a great way to get ahead! However, college and/or university degrees aren’t the only education that counts. Professional certification programs are another option. With as little as two months to two years of your time, you can obtain a professional certificate in a particular field, skill or software program. Will a professional certificate […]

15 LinkedIn Tips to Help Your Job Search

LinkedIn Tips Job Search

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. A LinkedIn member’s profile page emphasizes skills, employment history and education. It has professional network news feeds and customizable modules. A good profile boosts your visibility, improves your web presence, strengthens your professional brand and allows you to interact with potential employers (share […]

WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN NEGOTIATING YOUR SALARY

Negotiating Salary

Negotiation is one of the most effective ways to increase your lifetime earnings. However, for many, salary negotiation is uncomfortable and often avoided. Yet negotiating salary is a crucial part of accepting a new position. Botching this step can affect your income and sometimes cost you the job. The following are some common pitfalls to […]

OVERCOMING SELF-DOUBT DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH

Job Search

When a job search lasts for months (or longer) self-doubt can creep in. Rejection letters and unsuccessful interviews become overwhelming and often result in negative self-talk. This internal battle has a profound effect on your hunt for new employment, reducing the positions you pursue and limiting your opportunities. Self-doubt can communicate to potential employers, leaving […]

TEMP VS. PERMANENT JOBS & TEMP VS. PERMANENT EMPLOYEES

Temporary versus Permanent Employees

When you apply for jobs, you have the opportunity to choose between a temporary and a permanent role. Which is the best choice for you? When hiring employees for your business, what is the difference between hiring temporary or permanent employees? Which is right for your industry and your business? In this article, we look […]

TIPS TO MASTER WORKING FROM HOME

Working from Home

An increasing number of people are working from home. Switching from a structured office environment to the comfort of your own home can be a challenge! How do you stay focused, productive, efficient and effective when making the commute from your bed to your laptop? How do you juggle the demands of your daily job […]

HOW TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE RETENTION

Employee retention

Top talent is in high demand and the competition is fierce. Finding and hiring the right people takes time, money and effort. Once hired, keeping these valuable employees is crucial to building a successful business. The exit of critical personnel can affect morale, undermine work performance and reduce employee engagement. But, retaining employees is harder […]

SUPPORTING EMPLOYEE MENTAL HEALTH

EMPLOYEE MENTAL HEALTH

The stress of daily life and the added worry brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health. 25% of Canadians aged 18 and older screen positive for symptoms of depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder. Social isolation, fear of job loss, financial worries, safety concerns, loneliness and changes in relationships […]