Show entries from: May 2014 returned 2 result(s).

Reading Recruitment Ads 101

Published: 2014-05-22 6:58:00 PM - Author: Janice Wooster
You are an enthusiastic job seeker. I am an employer who needs to fill a job. So far so good. But here’s the rub – do your education, skills and experience match what I need?

Sounds easy to figure out but experience shows me that’s not the case. We seem to get into trouble somewhere in the translation of reality vs desire.

Corporate Values - Are They Still Relevant?

Published: 2014-05-07 7:02:00 PM - Author: Janice Wooster
About 15-20 years ago everybody started jumping on the well-intentioned “values” bandwagon. Not surprising when you consider that identifying an organization’s values was meant to create a foundation for defining how work is performed, how people were to conduct themselves, what qualities and behaviours best reflect organizational practice and culture, etc. And a lot of HR people, like me, put in a lot of time facilitating focus groups, aligning values with performance indicators, building them into our employer branding, and demonstrating how values would enhance the organization’s strategic direction. Now, 15-20 years down the road, where are we really?

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