July 2012

You Have to Have Heart - Tenet Number 7

Recognizing employees' achievements, rewarding them for performance results, or appreciating their contribution and value to the organization are all ways to ensure your staff stay motivated and productive.

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The Employee Value Proposition

The aging of the Baby Boom generation, those born between 1947 and 1966, and their attendant retirements is greater than the number of new entrants and immigrants combined. Beginning in 2013, the labour force starts declining, with projected shortfalls in Ontario, alone, of 360,000 employees by 2025 and more than 560,000 employees by 2030. (Conference Board of Canada) This means that the competition for employees will become extremely intense.

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Generation Y and Generation Z

Much noise is made today about the conflict between Boomers and Generation Y in the workplace. It behooves members of Generation Y to take notice of the value of all demographic groups if they expect to be effective leaders when the fifth cohort, Generation Z, enters the workforce.

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Skills That Will Put You in the Front Lines

There has been a plethora of articles in business literature (traditional and social) about the 'war for talent' - suggesting organizations must have their best strategic campaigns and arsenals in place if they want to win. Winning means developing a talent management strategy focused on, first of all, recruiting the best and brightest and then retaining those high performers. For those of us seeking a place within these high performance organizations, the skills to think critically, communicate effectively and, influence others will go a long way to securing us a place in the front lines.

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Community Volunteering

Volunteering is for all ages and gender, young and mature generations who care for their community...get involved. It makes you feel good all over.

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Volunteer Expertise to Help Small Business

Not everyone can afford to hire the talent they need and want.

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Working in the Not-for-Profit World

There are so many areas where help is needed and welcomed. It doesn’t have to be full time.

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