Tara Talbot

What makes a candidate stand out from the others

Elizabeth Bromstein | July 3, 2015 3:21 pm

The successful candidate has to stand out from the pack. Workopolis VP of HR shares how she chooses one candidate out of a good selection of people?


Category: Hiring Advice

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The world’s most attractive employers to new grads

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 2, 2015 4:42 pm


Where do young people want to work these days? A new report lists the most attractive employers for new business, engineering, and IT grads .



Category: Industry News & Insights
Tara Talbot

One red flag to watch for in candidate interviews

Workopolis| June 25, 2015 2:35 pm


Here’s one sign the person you’re interviewing is not the right person for the role, according to Workopolis VP of HR Tara Talbot



Category: Hiring Advice
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Tim Hortons is the most trusted brand in Canada [study]

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 23, 2015 2:30 pm


A new national survey and analysis has revealed the most trusted brands in Canada.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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What talent wants [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 22, 2015 4:03 pm


If only we knew what talent wants, right? Those mythical creatures. Maybe this will help.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Exec fires staff, celebrates, taunts former employees online

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| June 19, 2015 10:27 am


Dear executives, don’t be these guys: the J. Crew executives delivered layoff notices to their staff and then went out to celebrate their own survival in a tasteless use of social media.



Category: Management
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Watching cat videos at work might not be bad for productivity

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 17, 2015 4:34 pm


The next time you catch an employee watching videos of Grumpy Cat or Lil Bub when they’re supposed to be working, don’t worry about it. Maybe you should even go watch a cat video yourself.



Category: Human Resources, Management
Tara Talbot

The one question I always ask candidates in job interviews

Workopolis| June 17, 2015 2:39 pm


Workopolis Vice President of Human Resources, Tara Talbot, shares the one question that she asks every candidate that she interviews for a job.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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How your organization can benefit from an applicant tracking system

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 15, 2015 11:50 am


The hiring process can be complicated and messy, particularly if you are part of a large company. If your organization receives a lot of resumes and you haven’t considered an applicant tracking system (ATS), here’s why you might do so.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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25 awesome Twitter accounts you should follow if you’re in HR

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 12, 2015 12:53 pm


Looking for some new people to follow on Twitter for updates and insight on recruiting, hiring, HR, leadership, and management?



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges