As a leader, you don’t head to work every day intending to achieve mediocre results. Nonetheless, are you inadvertently setting mediocre expectations through your actions or focus? Unfortunately, this is a trap that snags many organizational and business leaders.
There is a definite price tag attached to finding and keeping quality people in the workplace. As per the PeopleTalk cover story, “Hire Standards: Better Fit”, our focus is fixed on recruitment, one of the base tenets of any strategic human resources plan.
Today, recruiting the right leaders to navigate is critical to advance companies through this paradigm shift. Team players too must be in synchronicity. Recruiters must find the right fit, aligning potential candidates with the company’s core culture and creating workplaces where employees feel engaged and inspired.
Gemini-award winning business journalist Amanda Lang is CBC’s senior business correspondent, co-host of The Lang & O’Leary Exchange, and a bestselling author. She brings her engaging insights and style to the HRMA Conference + Tradeshow 2013’s plenary stage.
By Raluca Manolache TJ Schmaltz, CHRP executive director of HR and payroll services, District of West Vancouver TJ Schmaltz started his career as a labour and employment lawyer in Vancouver before moving into the HR world; he has worked in a variety of roles, including working with BC’s Adult Corrections Branch and as director of […]