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Background Checks – Proceed With Caution

Background Checks – Proceed with Caution

Most employers know that conducting reference checks is a wise step when you hire. But most candidates can find 3 former coworkers or managers who will say positive things about them. And if they can’t, that’s a pretty big red…

Do Your Spreadsheets Drive You Crazy?

Do Your Spreadsheets Drive You Crazy?

With the first quarter of the new year well underway, you just might be behind already in updating your spreadsheets, in running your reports and in being able to streamline your processes. For many of us, we would love to…

Please Don’t Touch My Hair: Facing Implicit Bias Head On

Please Don’t Touch My Hair: Facing Implicit Bias Head On

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Dr. Lisa Gunderson of One Love Consulting. Lisa's blog outlines her talk "Please Don't Touch My Hair" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below.  As of 2015, Statistics Canada calculated…

What Is A BFOR And Why Does It Matter?

What is a BFOR and Why Does It Matter?

When you’re on the hunt for that perfect candidate, there are a lot of moving parts and things to keep in mind: What kind of education, skills, experience, and personal attributes are “must-haves” in an ideal candidate? What are the…

Get Over It

Get Over It

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Tammy Dewar, coach and facilitator with Calliope Learning and the author of How to Forgive your Boss. Tammy's blog outlines her talk "Get Over It" at DisruptHR 2.0 with…

Why It’s Good To Be Disruptive

Why It’s Good to Be Disruptive

In today’s workplace, we are often looking to maintain a calm, peaceful existence. There are not a lot of organizations out there who like to shake things up on a regular basis, and who then enjoy managing the chaos that…

Why Succession Planning Matters

Why Succession Planning Matters

You’ve hired for fit, you’ve got the right people in the right roles, and everything is humming along smoothly. Everyone knows what they need to be doing, and you’ve put together a high-performing, cohesive team. Though it can be tempting…

News No One Wants To Hear: Regretting Candidates

News No One Wants to Hear: Regretting Candidates

“Hi John, thank you for your interest in a position with ABC company.  Although your background is impressive and we enjoyed our time meeting with you, upon further review, we were unable to select you as an ideal fit for the…

Leveraging Social Media: Tips For Job Seekers

Leveraging Social Media: Tips for Job Seekers

Are you engaged in the social side of job searching? We don’t mean networking events and knocking on businesses doors, though that’s important! We are referring to your social media networks. Employers are looking to social media to get a…

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