Written by Jo Dakin – Director of Recruitment Gallop Group has stated that in Canada 54% of the Canadian labour force is not engaged in their jobs, 18% are actively disengaged. That is a total of 74% of the...Show More: Are You A Leader? How Engaged Is Your Workforce?
By Jo Morgan Dakin – Director of Recruitment Competing on the Voice is a long interview process. I have been watching The Voice this season and love the addition of Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys to the judging panel...Show More: Why You Need To Treat Each Interview as A Performance!
By Jo Morgan Dakin, Director of Recruitment It is a New Year and to make sure you are on track for a great year here are a few thoughts to help you succeed in your plan. There are very...Show More: Attracting, Retaining and Developing your Employees
By Jo Dakin Many people over the age of fifty have been hard hit by the recent lingering downturn. In fact, according to data that was published in the NY Times, the Labour Department said that the baby boomers...Show More: Restructured at 50…What to do now?
By Jo Dakin We are having record highs this week in Toronto, and I am sure in other North American cities and towns. The heat is getting to people, you can see them walking slower, standing in any little...Show More: Just Because It’s Summer Recruiting is Not at a Standstill!
By Jo Dakin – Director of Recruitment – Hanna Castle Recruitment Solutions Management is a difficult task at best. You are responsible not only for what you do and do not do, but for what your team does and...Show More: Motivating Your Employees to Increase Productivity
The Advantages of Employee and Executive Coaching Coaching used to be something that only very large companies did. It was considered a fad that would probably pass. Today that is no longer the case. Business coaching is considered a...Show More: The Coaching Leader
Written by Jo Dakin Succession planning takes internal people and develops them so they can fill a leadership role in the future. Since every company is different, the succession plan for your company requires careful tailoring to meet the...Show More: Creating Success With Succession Planning!
written by Jo Dakin Today’s job market is nothing if not competitive. Getting the job is the goal of course, but how? In nearly any job situation today, you’re selling something. Whether it’s a product or a service, you’re...Show More: Why Should I Hire You? – How To Sell Yourself
Written by Jo Dakin You’ve gone through all of it. The grueling process of application, interview, second interview and received the holy grail of employment seeking–the job offer. Now that you’ve been offered the job, how confident are you...Show More: Do You Know How to Negotiate Your Future?
Written by Jo Dakin In the early 1970s, Canada was one of the first countries in the world to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism. This forward thinking and inclusive political stance means that today, Canada employs one of...Show More: How to Effectively Train in Spite of Language and Cultural Differences
Written by Jo Dakin It can be difficult at times to stay positive in the face of real opposition or real challenges. It’s not always easy to work in a given environment or to have negative responses to your...Show More: Turning Negatives Into Positives
Written by Jo Dakin Can a business realize success without its employees interacting effectively as a team? No, a company will never make it if the employees are at odds with each other. Therefore, it is crucial that companies...Show More: How to Build an Effective Team
Written by Jo Dankin The time and investment you put into hiring top talent shouldn’t be taken lightly. Once you’ve hired these professionals, you need to keep them on your payroll. Unfortunately, most companies stop their efforts once the...Show More: You’re Hired! How to Retain Your Top Talent.
Written by Jo Dakin Finding candidates to fill a position isn’t tough in our current economy. However, getting the best talent is difficult if your company isn’t a Fortune 500 company. Smaller companies are struggling to attract and retain...Show More: How To Attract Top Talent When You Are Not a Fortune 500 Company