Insurance talent war weapon: the secrets of the exit interview

  This article was produced in partnership with Intact Insurance.  Bethan Moorcraft of Insurance Business sat down with Maryann Besharat, VP, Human Resources, Intact Insurance, West, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada, to discuss the War for Talent, and what insurance and HR leaders can learn from the people who leave.  Engaged in the so-called War for Talent, […]

How mergers and acquisitions affect employees

Mergers and acquisition is a part of almost every industry, as is its lasting effect on employees. Here is how to navigate M&A activity with your team. Mergers and acquisitions can make companies stronger by expanding their consumer base, reducing marketplace competition and creating value that is greater than each company offers individually. Before you […]

Why work with a recruiter

Recruiters save you time. How many hours do you spend searching job boards and sending applications? By using a recruiter, you split the workload. Recruiters spend eight hours (at least) a day trying to find candidates for their clients. Recruiters know what jobs are out there. They know you’re out there. And they devote a large amount […]

Are resume red flags deal breakers?

The people who don’t meet all the requirements of an available job may be the best candidates, says Natasha Bowman in a viral post on LinkedIn. “In my experience as an HR leader and as a hiring manager, it’s those that typically don’t get a ‘shot’ who tend to kick butt in the workplace,” wrote […]