Tag Archives: HR

The Interview

There are few things that spark the sweat glands in the hands more than a job interview.  The anticipation of the questions or the ‘behavioural interview’ process where the interviewer expects the applicant to have instant recall of how they … Continue reading

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Myers-Briggs® and the ‘Team’

Whether your strategic team or board is new, been together for a while, or has added a new member there are certainties about that team. They may have been brought together purposely because of differing education, training and experiences but … Continue reading

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Small Business, Keeping it Simple

Small business is the backbone of the British Columbia economy.  In 2014 there were over 382,000 businesses operating in the province with less than 50 employees.  Of this number, 82% had less than 5 employees.  Small business employs 40% of … Continue reading

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Hire One, They’re Your Future!

In a recent study by Abacus Data for the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations looking at political behaviours of Canadians aged 18 – 25, one of the findings was that, of the currently employed, only 20% would describe their job … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Change

Life is not simple.  The world is moving at an accelerating rate especially when it comes to technology.  It used to be that six months after you bought something it was obsolete.  Then it was said it was obsolete as … Continue reading

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The Resume – Getting Noticed!

The real objective of the resume is to connect the dots between you and the potential employer.  How you do it is key in being successful. There are three basic formats of resume; Chronological – tells your employment history Functional … Continue reading

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Finding and Keeping Your Market

One of the most difficult tasks for a new business idea is identifying your target market and how to reach them. Are they male, female, teenagers, young families, young single people, couples without children, empty nesters, boomers, seniors, renters, home … Continue reading

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Keeping the Best!

  When asked why people quit their jobs many think that remuneration is the key reason.  While it certainly is important to be paid a fair wage it is actually quite far down the list. Lack of opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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Are You a Leader or a Manager?

This is a question that is sometimes a challenge for business.  Which one should it be, which is best? The definition I like is:  Managers manage things; Leaders inspire people. So which IS best?  Personally I would want a combination of … Continue reading

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The Complexities of Change

It is interesting to observe the reactions/interactions that present themselves when facing potential change.  I recently had the opportunity to do this in a survey of an organization.  After the survey there was a meeting to inform the participants of … Continue reading

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