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The cold winter weather persists each day while you and your colleagues continue to brave the elements. Christmas break seems like a distant memory in your rear view mirror, while family day is weeks ahead in the future. Staying focused on your day-to-day activities as...

Setting reasonable and realistic goals for the New Year can be a positive and productive objective for the environment of your workplace. People typically come into the office feeling refreshed and revamped after some time off, which makes for a good time to set goals...

Highly employable people understand their strengths and capabilities, and are committed to continuous personal and professional growth. To be successful in today’s tough job market, it is no longer enough to acknowledge one’s strengths and weaknesses – you need to have a plan to improve....

It’s no secret that keeping employees happy is essential to reducing turnover. However, employee satisfaction is only part of the explanation as to why employees stay at their workplace; an employee can be content with their job without feeling engaged. Employee engagement is more than an...

By Adam Gellert, Founder / HR + Recruitment Consultant at Linkus Group Technology versus Human Capital Definitions for the term obsolete include: 'no longer used, as something newer exists', or 'out of date.' How terrifying is it for an employee to be anticipating being no longer needed...

Before discussing the effects of minimum wage, here’s a basic explanation of what the term actually means. “The basic labour standard that sets the lowest wage rate an employer can pay to employees who are covered by the employment legislation is known as minimum wage....

By Adam Gellert, Founder / HR + Recruitment Consultant at Linkus Group The average full time employee works 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, with the same schedule through the length of their career with a certain company.  Employees often spend more time at...

As Spring hire season fast approaches, many companies are ramping up their recruitment strategies to ensure that they onboard the best talent.  At the same time, the number of eligible workers applying for jobs will also increase. The pool of candidates will include students, recent...

As 2013 has come to an end, there is an opportunity for businesses to start the New Year with a new and improved recruitment strategy.  However, not every business will want to make such a change.  Of course, if the existing strategy has been working,...