Talent Management

Strategies for HR professionals navigating Canada’s new global talent stream

By Naumaan Hameed

On June 12 of this year, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) released the Global Talent Stream (GTS), a two-year pilot program that forms part of Canada’s Global Skill Strategy and seeks to enhance the competitiveness of high growth employers and innovation in Canada. The GTS has been developed in order to reduce the time and complexity required for Canadian employers

More and more Canadian workers are responsible for caring for aging parents, and employers need to heed the call

By Susan Hyatt

The CIBC report, “Who Cares: The Economics of Caring for Aging Parents,” should be a wake-up call for all Canadian employers. The report was based on CIBC’s Aging Parents Poll, an online survey of randomly selected adults across Canada, taken March 16 to 20 this year.

The 2016 census from Statistics Canada showed that nearly 17 per cent of Canadians are now 65 and older, a dramatic rise that will continue in the coming decade.

Talent management is key to addressing critical skills gaps

By Heather Hudson

HR organizations plan to continue to focus on upgrading their capabilities this year, but flat and declining budgets – plus a hesitant approach to transforming service delivery models – may put business and HR priorities at risk, according to The Hackett Group’s annual key issues study.

By Ernie Philip

My first job in sales at a small Canadian printing company more than 20 years ago was far from easy or glamorous.

By Steve McCarty

Taking care of your employees first is one of the keys to creating and managing a successful business.

By Joshua Ostrega

Everyone appreciates being recognized for a job well done. In fact, our brains are hardwired to respond positively to praise.