Monthly Archives: November 2015

Engaging your Seasonal Staff

With the holiday season approaching, it’s time to think about how well your company is engaging your seasonal staff. These employees go through the employee life cycle (especially the onboarding and training process) in a condensed period. This same group

Employer Branding Concepts for 2016

WHERE TO FOCUS YOUR EMPLOYER BRANDING EFFORTS IN THE COMING YEAR  Today’s HR innovators are strategic thinkers well prepared to drive change. They understand that immediate action is required to position their organization for success over the next 1-2 years.

Engagement is Emotional – Leaders need to Connect

If you read many of the business strategy books that talk about implementing planning tools and managing change to develop culture, you might believe that employee engagement was based entirely on rational, practical details.  Half of our experience, however, is

HR Practices To Focus On In 2016

As the calendar year comes to a close, leaders are already looking ahead to the coming year to determine how to strengthen and grow their business. Did your HR and talent strategy fall short this year? What are you going

Employer Branding Lessons from the Canadian Armed Forces

November 11 – Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 to commemorate the end of the First World War.  The armistice agreement was signed the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918.  As an organization,

Students Say Parents Are Unhappy and Overworked – Money Only Job Reward

Take Our Kids to Work Day 2015  On Wednesday November 4th, many parents and their teens went to work together in support of career development planning for Canadian youth. Blu Ivy’s Stacy Parker brought her 14 year old daughter to work with us