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Unexpected Interview Questions To Help Identify Top Talent

April 3, 2020

After carefully reviewing resumes and cover letters, a small group of job candidates has been assembled. The interviews have been scheduled.  Your potential new employees are preparing as well, practicing their answers to interview questions they’ve been asked before, trying to make it sound fresh and original and well-thought-out.  Why not shake things up a […]

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The Importance of Training for Employee Retention

March 19, 2020

As a manager or team leader, making sure your employees are happy and fulfilled is just one of the many tasks you need to keep track of, and it might be among the most complex.    There’s only so much you can do about wages, schedules and company-offered benefits, all things that can help keep your […]

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Filling The Gap: Canada’s War For Talent

March 6, 2020

According to a recent study, one of the 10 biggest risk concerns for board members and C-Suite leaders around the globe is talent acquisition. In many cases, changes in digital technology are driving the war for talent. The transformation of workplaces due to AI advancements is forcing organizations to hire talent with specific skills, or […]

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Understanding Your Company Culture

February 20, 2020

How much thought have you put into your company’s culture? Have you thought about it at all? Even if you haven’t, it’s likely your office has a particular operational set of values and expectations, with standards and priorities all employees, from the corner suite to the middle of the cube-filled office, are expected to uphold […]

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Cybersecurity – What Every Financial Professional Needs to Know

February 7, 2020

According to the Bank of Canada, cyber incidents are becoming more frequent and are posing a real threat to the financial system. Figures provided by data specialist firm Advisen show there were almost 5,000 successful cyberattacks in the global financial sector from 2014 to 2018. Cyberattacks are also increasing in sophistication and have impacted over […]