The Pipeline – Career Compass Canada

the pipeline.   featured member Al Lutchin – Career Compass Canada Al Lutchin is President & CEO of Career Compass Canada – a leader in Strategic People Solutions and Career Transition services. He has served in senior management roles in both the private and public sectors. Al is Vice-President of The Rotary Club of Hamilton AM, co-chair of the Hamilton …

Creating a Culture of Leadership Accountability

BY KEVIN OSBORNE, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – SEATTLE Ineffective leaders can hide in plain sight in many organizations, even those often associated with great leadership. Often, the only thing that will reveal the leader’s challenges or flaws is the courage of one or more team members to “complain” about the leader’s behaviors. It’s almost always a last resort, and for …

The Value of Listening and Adapting to Client Needs

BY BILL TORCHIANA, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – SAN FRANCISCO As this past month was a big anniversary for Career Partners International – San Francisco, I recently reflected on what has made us successful over the years. The bottom line is that the value of really listening and adapting to clients’ needs enabled us to continually and consistently deliver results, even …

Career Development is Different for Everyone

BY HARRIET KEMPTON, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – AUSTRALIA Career development is somewhat of an ongoing process. I recently had dinner with a group of school girlfriends. While we are all still very early on in our careers, each of us is in a very different stage of our professional, and therefore career, development. What I found most fascinating throughout our …

Career Transition When You Haven’t Been Laid Off

BY JOHN MADIGAN, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – HARTFORD Is your career planning limited to thinking about your career options only when faced with a lay off? While company stability and long lasting employment may be things of the past, the average person will work 25 years or more. If this makes you wonder how you will get where you want …

Thread of Continuity for the Multi-Generational Workforce: Think V.E.T. (Value, Engagement, Trust)

BY MARTIN PLUMLEE, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – NASHVILLE This past week, I had the privilege of attending two very distinct, yet related events here in the Greater Nashville area. The first occurrence was a statewide human resources conference, centered in the healthcare industry vertical. To conclude the week, enjoyed a dinner at a local college campus honoring military students. Allow …

Accelerate Your Career: The 4 Cs

BY MARTIN PLUMLEE, CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL – NASHVILLE In a third party recruiting scenario, there are three critical stakeholders: Clients, Candidates and External Firms. Even in today’s candidate-driven market, competition remains the name of the game. Top candidates are receiving two or three job offers, not to mention a counter-offer to remain with their current employer. Whether considering a career …

Public servant fired after 5 phoney resumés as government tackles fraud

hrreporter.com Aug 24, 2015 79 allegations of fraud out of 72,000 hires OTTAWA (CP) — A federal worker lost her job earlier this year for fudging her resumé in five different applications for various jobs in the public service. An internal government briefing note says the employee “provided false information” about her credentials on five applications and misrepresented her work …

Ashley Madison data breach shows dangers of using work emails for personal use

hrreporter.com Aug 21, 2015 Employees desparately need Internet privacy training: Professor MONTREAL (CP) — Online privacy experts say the fallout of the Ashley Madison data breach demonstrates the dangers of using work email addresses for personal use. The Toronto-based dating website, which promotes and facilitates adultery, recently had the personal information of millions of its users released publicly in a …

UBC faculty call on chairman to resign over academic dispute

hrreporter.com Aug 20, 2015 Say process can no longer be handled under collective agreement VANCOUVER (CP) — Faculty members at the University of British Columbia are calling for the immediate resignation of the man at the centre of an ongoing dispute over academic freedom. Board of governors chairman John Montalbano came under fire from the faculty association and Prof. Jennifer …