The Nature of Full Time Work May Be Changing

Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, March 2013 finds full time jobs decline from February by 55,000.

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Does the Generational Membership of the Hiring Manager Matter?

When we are job hunting, it is wise to find out as much as possible about the hiring manager, including the generational cohort to which they belong.

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OMG - How Do I Connect with My Boomer Manager?

We continually hear how Generation Y wants the management jobs long before they are ready and the manner of entitlement they display. We hear about their lack of judgement and poor team skills and their fascination with using social media for personal connections while at work. But when we look back at the boomer generation, we should be reminded that the 'me' generation had ego issues as well. Boomers have been described as competitive, individualistic, and focused on themselves and their results. They define themselves by their job. Are the two generations really so different? Why are they struggling to get along in the workplace and what can Generation Y do to engage with their boomer managers?

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2020 Vision

To develop the next generation of leaders, organizations must have a motivating culture in place where current leaders are recognized for their contribution and encouraged to transfer their expertise to future Generation Y leaders.

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Why Leaders Won't Share

Summary of results from a survey with 100 Canadian business leaders about senior leaders' reluctance to expend time and effort to develop the next generation of leaders.

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Why Leaders Won't Share

A short survey conducted with 100 business leaders as to why current boomer leaders are not sharing their expertise with future leaders.

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After Boomers - who will be the leaders?

Research tells us that less than 25% of businesses have succession plans or a process developed to address the pending retirement boom of the boomers. And small business owners are no better. They do not have plans in place to ensure the future of their business or their own retirement.

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'Just the Guys at the Top'

Challenges related to the intergenerational workplace and how to get boomers to share their expertise.

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Why Women Don't Lead

At the Women's Leadership Summit in Hamilton Ontario Canada last weekend, there were a number of barriers identified to women being attracted and recruited to leadership positions in the community, no matter the sector.

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Boomers On The Run

Are you an Human Resources expert trying to find an opportunity to sit at the executive table? As boomers begin their march toward retirement, HR experts need to take this opportunity as a strategic adviser by building a case for a knowledge transfer process. This will facilitate a stronger bond between human capital management and business growth. And we all know business growth is what executives want!

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