February 11th, 2013
People Talk – Dawn Longshaw
While people have always used social networks to find jobs through referrals, the move online has changed the recruitment process considerably. Social media in particular, connects organizations with vast networks of people across a wide range of industry sectors and companies.
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February 11th, 2013
Business in Vancouver- Ask the Experts
It starts with the bigger question – why are they doing what they’re doing? It’s not about providing pool tables, yoga classes or funky offices. While these may be indicative of your corporate culture, this is not what ultimately engages your employees.
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September 11th, 2012
We are pleased to announce that Andy Jones has joined the Professional Recruitment practice at Vertical Bridge. Welcome Andy!
May 17th, 2012
The Legalist reminds us that competent HR staff members can add value to companies, protect employers from lawsuits and cut costs in the long run.
My practice frequently involves helping companies with actual or potential claims against or from former employees. Unfortunately for these clients, by the time a claim arises, their options are limited to “damage control,” — essentially just controlling the costs and consequences.
May 07th, 2012
But some employers still making false assumptions based on stereotypes
By Danielle Harder
While there are some differences between what men and women look for in an employer and a job, they are not all that stark.
That means employers making broad generalizations are taking risks, according to several recruitment experts. Read more
January 04th, 2012
We are pleased to announce that as we move into 2012 we will now benefit from the advice, counsel and expertise of a group of respected business professionals on our newly formed Advisory Board. We would like to thank each of them for their time and their support.
November 14th, 2011
We are pleased to announce that Tony Lee has joined our recruiting practice with a specialization in IT recruitment. We welcome him to the Vertical Bridge team!
August 16th, 2011
Hiring authorities often say that hiring the top performers is at best a 50/50 chance.
When job descriptions are written they usually list requirements for years of experience, education, industry of experience, functional skills and personality traits in addition to outlining the duties to be performed, in essence – creating a template for ‘experience based’ hiring. Read more