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How Much, Exactly, Do Recruitment Agencies Charge?

By Snober Bains A simple question with a not so simple answer (cue groan from audience). My answer is, “It depends”! Unfortunately, not all firms are made equal, and, therefore, not all recruiting firms charge a similar cost for what might appear to be a similar service, which makes comparison between firms not an Apples-to-Apples…

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Is your team attending the Corporate Growth Summit? Only 18 days left to register.

Our very own Jason Dick, Chapter President for ACG Edmonton, cordially invites you to participate in the 9th Annual Corporate Growth Summit Series, held on March 10th to 12th, 2021. The theme is Rise To Shine: An Early Start To Business Growth. If you are looking for an amazing virtual team building event, more information, or to…

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The Big Picture

CPAs share their insight on how the designation provides the skills to help you see the big picture. Soft skills can prove to be invaluable when it comes to success in the professional world. They are the non-technical competencies related to how employees work, such as customer service, communication, problem-solving, and teamwork. Some of these…

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The Power of Perks

By Nicole Kittlitz, Candice Rookes and Rae Shungur. PERKS, we all love them…but really, what are they?   You know that scene in Good Will Hunting when Chuckie (played by Ben Affleck) attends the job interview impersonating his genius friend, Will (Matt Damon)?  On the way out the door when he asks for a retainer and…

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How to Attract the Right Candidates Using Professional Development as a Tool

By Lily Brooks, Sherri Bowles, and Vijay Masih Professional development can be a positive experience if done right. As the spectrum of candidates varies from  entry-level to executive-level experience, it is essential for employers to target their professional development  program to the candidate level you are appealing to. Regardless of experience level, professional development should …

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The Benefits of Feedback

By Ioana Bucsa & Crystal Horner The term ‘feedback’ is used to describe helpful information (sometimes in the form of criticism) about prior actions or behaviours of an individual, communicated to that individual or others who can, in turn, use that information to adjust and improve in some meaningful way. Feedback occurs daily in a…

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How should I price myself in the market, without compromising my value?

By Max Morin When it comes to compensation, there are multiple factors that play into the final amount that both the employee and employer come to settle with. This amount can be quite ambiguous until someone from either party has decided on a firm evaluation of the prospective candidate in question. So… what are you…

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5+ Unique Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

1. Diversity Increases Performance In a setting where there is equality and inclusion, it allows employees to be confident and to apply their skills more while attaining new skills along the way. They are more comfortable with their work load and they are more likely to engage in conversation both inside and outside the workplace….

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