Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must’ve seen one of the hundreds of commercials advertising the new blockbuster movie Jupiter Ascending. I for one am planning on going to see it (I’m a big sci-fi fan). But it did make me wonder about the commercial civilization that apparently implanted humanity onto the earth according to the story line, and then came back a few thousand years later to farm the planet for profit.
Regardless of the negative insinuations of corporations gone wild, I’m wondering what kind of structural changes to our labor and workforce would have to take place before we as a human civilization are able to build enormous ships [...]
For two impactful days in September some of the oil and gas industry’s top leaders came together in Houston at the HR and Talent Management in Oil and Gas USA 2014 Conference with the goal of developing strategies to mitigate the labor shortage and ensure industry sustainability.
This undertaking represented a significant challenge but the individuals entertaining the task possessed a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience which is unsurpassed and was more than adequate to the mission.
While the conference focused on the oil and gas industry, many of the strategies developed apply across industry lines throughout the business community. The statements listed [...]
In a recent poll by staffing conglomerate Kelly Services Canadian employees shared their belief of the importance of the manager/employee relationship at work. The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) report, published on September 13th, 2013 covered topics such as social media, employee engagement, and career development.
In a press release Kristin Supancich, Vice President and General Manager of Canadian Operations explained that “…employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers.”.
Results of the survey included that only 35% of Canadian workers feel totally committed to their current employers and the lack of “more interesting and [...]