Seriously, what happened to the ‘human’ in human resource?

There’s no “heart” in human resources (HR) in most companies today. Legacy HR departments can be siloed, stereotypical and bureaucratic. In the eyes of many employees, they function as “policy police” and are designed to protect the company’s interest while paying lip-service to its employees’ well-being. This begs the question: what’s the real function of…

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Why can’t there be a vaccine for racism?

As a kid, I grew up blissfully unaware that my race would make me a target for #discrimination. I was born in Richmond, a city in the Greater #Vancouver Area that, in 2016, reported the second-highest visible minority population in #Canada. I never experienced the kind of #racism that I hear about all too often…

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5 Habits You Should Avoid First Thing In The Morning

Don’t make these mistakes when you wake up. Here’s what to avoid in your a.m. routine and what to do instead.A #goodmorning routine is a foundational part of self-care, affecting everything from your energy levels and productivity to the state of your skin. But it is easy to fall into less-than-ideal habits without even realizing it ―…

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How job seekers can make the most of online tools that streamline the application process

Applying for a #job online can be time-consuming, and the extra hoops #candidates often need to jump through can reduce the number of applications #recruiters and #hiringmanagers ultimately receive. In order to streamline the process and increase applicant pools, #LinkedIn allows candidates to apply for a job with just a few clicks using its “EasyApply”…

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