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Canada Awards For Excellence Recipients Announced

Excellence Canada announced 22 organizations will be awarded the Canada Awards for Excellence. The 22 recipients of this year’s Canada Awards for Excellence serve as role models of excellence in leadership and governance, strategy and planning, customer experience, and employee

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5 Things To Consider When Selecting An Applicant Tracking System

Recruiting is serious business; that makes the selection of your applicant tracking system a high-impact decision. Your ATS affects your employer brand, your company’s recruitment productivity, and internal users’ job satisfaction. 1. Determine needs clearly and in detail. Make sure

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This Leadership Myth Deserves To Be Busted

In Jim Collins’ latest book, Great by Choice, he starts out by busting a myth that has been a personal bugaboo of mine for years; that is, that the best leaders are charismatic and visionary. Collins’ research actually proves quite the contrary.

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Quantity vs Quality: Who Says They’re Mutually Exclusive?

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Over the years, the two most common objections I’ve heard during productivity discussions are: Do you want quantity or quality? Do you want me to spend my time on important activities or do you want me to spend my time

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Zooming versus Micromanagement

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Somewhere, somehow, we got the idea that leaders shouldn’t bother with the finer points of running a business; that staying high level is the mark of true leadership. Read why that thinking can be harmful to a business unit.

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