Interviewing

By |2019-06-21T10:34:10-07:00June 21st, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

    This is the third and final segment from Vervoe, a publication that covers various issues such as flexible working, branding, automation, how-tos and tips on interview scripts, tests and more. Verve helps organizations such as Uber to assess a candidate’s accomplishments and style in order to get to the right hiring choice.  This article [...]

Pre-employment assessment: what is it?

By |2019-06-18T15:09:51-07:00June 14th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

The segment this week discusses: Pre-employment assessment: what is it? Pre-employment assessment: does personality change? And what does this all mean? This article is from Vervoe, a publication that covers various issues such as flexible working, branding, automation, how-tos and tips on interview scripts, tests and more. Verve helps organizations such as Uber to assess [...]

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Pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing:

By |2019-06-18T15:10:57-07:00June 5th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

In the coming weeks I will be posting a number of segments from Vervoe, a publication that covers various issues such as flexible working, branding, automation, how-tos and tips on interview scripts, tests and more. Verve helps organizations such as Uber to assess a candidate’s accomplishments and style in order to get to the right [...]

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North Hollywood Slow to Embrace Diversity

By |2019-04-16T18:04:33-07:00April 16th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

After a sabbatical leave, I recently got back on a part time basis into the film industry not as an actor, but behind the scenes in Vancouver known as North Hollywood which employs close to 90,000 Canadians. I quickly realized that diversity is still lacking in North Hollywood, which is the third largest film hub [...]

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To Make Diversity Training More Effective: Practice Daily

By |2019-03-03T20:13:08-07:00March 3rd, 2019|Businesses, Motivational, Organization|

  Organizations offering diversity and inclusion training once or twice a year is a great start. Such training allows the staff to have greater understanding and appreciation of different cultures which ultimately reduces prejudice, discrimination and creates greater cultural harmony. However, one of the main reasons why diversity training is not always successful is because [...]

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What Makes Employees Happy?

By |2019-02-12T19:04:01-07:00February 12th, 2019|Businesses, Employement|

Around the world, there are close to three billion people in the workforce, but only 40 percent of them reported being satisfied. These numbers are alarming because when the workforce is not happy then productivity and profits plummet by almost 50 percent, according to the global research and analytics firm. Now, since many organizations have [...]

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Let’s All Celebrate Christmas

By |2019-02-12T19:03:15-07:00December 10th, 2018|Businesses|

    In recent years, due to political correctness, many organizations are unsure how to celebrate Christmas. Many organizations have decided to opt out of having a Christmas tree or even exchange gifts. And have started wishing colleagues "Happy Holidays" instead "Merry Christmas" so they do not offend non-Christians. I am not sure who came [...]

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Why Diversity Training Often Fails

By |2018-12-06T03:46:34-07:00November 16th, 2018|Businesses|

Why Diversity Training Often Fails In recent years, many organizations  have been proactive when it comes to diversity and inclusion training. This definitely is not only a moral thing to do, but a right thing to do as the North American workforce becomes increasingly diverse. When effective training is offered in the workplace, then productivity [...]

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No Diversity at Vancouver’s City Hall

By |2018-10-26T00:18:39-07:00October 26th, 2018|Businesses|

Approximately 50 percent of Vancouver’s population is people of colour. In recent municipal elections, not one person of colour was elected. However, some ground was made when it came to female representation, eight of the ten councillors elected were female. Ken Sim of Asian descent was defeated by less than 900 votes by Stewart Kennedy, [...]

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Diversity in Hollywood – Crazy Rich Asians

By |2018-09-10T18:00:53-07:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Romantic comedy "Crazy Rich Asians" was No. 1 for two weekends in a row at the box office in North America, and so far generated over $135 million in ticket sales. Hopefully this movie is a turning point for not only the Asian cast, but also for other actors of color in Hollywood. The last [...]

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