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Technology, cloud computing and data continue to transform the talent acquisition space, and specialists need to stay ahead of the curve to attract talent, tech leaders said June 28 at the 2017 Talent 42 Tech Recruiting Conference.

July 21, 2017

Experts: Amazon Exposé May Change Its Corporate Culture

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August 20, 2015

Job Ads for 'Digital Natives' Raise Age Bias Concerns

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June 18, 2015

HRMA 2015: Employment Contracts in British Columbia

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May 18, 2015


Severance trust fund for employees ‘unprecedented,’ experts say

Human resources and labor law experts say Target Canada’s $70 million severance package for the approximately 17,600 employees the retailer is about to lay off is “unprecedented” and “unusual.”

Target Canada announced Jan. 15, 2015, it will shut all 133 stores across the country as it exits the Canadian retail market during the first half of the year.

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January 27, 2015

The head of a Toronto-based nonprofit is encouraging Canadian companies to consider anonymous job applications to pave the way toward bias-free hiring.

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September 13, 2013
North American business travelers who regularly cross the U.S.-Canadian border are seeking ways to expedite the process. Both U.S. and Canadian immigration experts suggest that human resource professionals take a more active role in corporate immigration matters.
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July 18, 2013

Most people in the corporate world are fluent in a second language, and they don’t even realize it. Those fluent in business jargon request “face time” with clients, grab “low-hanging fruit” and aim “at the end of the day” to reach their “target audience.”

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February 22, 2013

Social media tools Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter are now ingrained in internal communications   

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November 29, 2012

Some female executives are preventing other qualified women from advancing into high-level positions at many U.S. corporations, a study from Washington University in St. Louis has found.

“My research aims to understand the complicated processes that contribute to the dearth of women in the top tiers of organizations,” Michelle Duguid, Ph.D., an assistant professor of organizational behavior at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, said in a statement.

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June 20, 2012

Three out of four workers diagnosed with a mental health disorder in Western Europe, Australia and the United States might forgo treatment out of fear of job loss, yet their conditions can still contribute to lost productivity at work, a recently published report found.

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April 24, 2012

Fortune 500 companies, such as Boeing Co., Coca-Cola Co., IBM, Lockheed Martin Corp., Procter & Gamble Co. and Verizon, Inc., continue to pave the way for engaging women and minority employees.

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October 10, 2011

More than half of human resource professionals are tapping into social networking websites to look for potential job candidates, a significant increase from 2008, according to a poll report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

August 15, 2011

A top-level advisor to President Barack Obama advised Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) members at the 2011 SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference to encourage workplace flexibility and to select employees who have a life outside the office.

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June 21, 2011