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Quest University takes an unorthodox approach to learning
They gather around tables in groups of four or five, preparing to bid on land that will be auctioned off tomorrow. Some analyze complicated geological maps and manipulate models made of modelling clay, theorizing about ground water patterns.
Mining companies combat labour shortage with training, bonuses
Tetra Tech's approach is to hire 25-year-olds - or “kids,” as some veterans call them - and train them. “Right now I'm ... John Smith, chief executive of Vancouver-based Silver Standard Resources Inc., agrees that retention is about more than money ...
New demographic reality a challenge
For older employees, a far shrewder response is to approach human resources and blame the problem on age, thus obligating the employer to offer assistance to enable the employee to continue in their role.
Spott's big game winner 22 years ago defined his approach to hockey
“He was a prankster,” said Gardner, who now runs an environmental company in Sarnia. “He'd always be pulling something off and blaming other people.
Is Sun Life's growth outlook reasonable?
As a result, Mr. Aiken expects investors will take a wait-and-see approach before pricing in any benefits from Sun Life's strategy shift.
Stornoway wins 'social licence' in talks with Cree for Quebec diamond project
MONTREAL • At a time tension between First Nation communities and the resource sector remains high in many parts of the country, one junior company is bending traditional corporate practice in an attempt to win a “social licence” for Quebec's first ...
The Anti-Walmart: The Secret Sauce of Wegmans Is People
Executives say their most important resource is their workers. "Our employees are our number one asset, period," said Kevin Stickles, the company's vice-president for human resources. "The first question you ask is: 'Is this the best thing for the ...
Giving the boot to traditional performance reviews
Previously, the company had brought in human resources consultants to perform 360-degree staff reviews, an exercise that cost thousands of dollars.
Why Small Businesses Should Scrap Strategic Planning
Jim Collins, business consultant, author, and lecturer on company sustainability and growth, once explained to me and a group of entrepreneurs that he studies large public companies simply because there is not enough information available for smaller ...
Treat ex-employees right and they'll come back
When Bryan Brandt told his executive producer at Vancouver, B.C.-based Radical Entertainment that he was planning to leave the video game company in 2009, the reaction he received was unusually positive. “He recognized that I needed a change ...