Hollywood Contributes to Racism!

      Every year Hollywood produces close to 800 television and film shows, many of them are shot in Metro Vancouver, BC.  Actors of color often end up getting only minor roles and those characters are usually portrayed in a negative light. African American actors fare just a little better when it comes to [...]

By |2020-06-22T09:27:39-07:00June 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Organization|Comments Off on Hollywood Contributes to Racism!

Racism: Unsettling Times in The Workplace

There seems to be a bigger virus lurking other than COVID 19 in many of the workplaces in the US as well as in Canada, and that is racism! Racial discrimination is a malicious virus that not only robs a person of dignity, respect, and self-worth but also at times kills their soul. Then why urgent [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|Comments Off on Racism: Unsettling Times in The Workplace

Lessons From COVID 19

  Is there a bigger underlining message during these uncertain and challenging times of COVID 19? This novel coronavirus  pandemic has created much chaos and misery for billions of people, rich and poor,  around the world.  And the one-time thriving economic climate has nearly come  to a grinding halt as governments worldwide attempt to pump large [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00April 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|Comments Off on Lessons From COVID 19

Don Cherry Fired

  Why do high profile media personalities like Don Cherry make inappropriate comments towards immigrants regarding world war issues without knowing the facts? Is it ego, or perhaps just lack of understanding. Whatever the reason, it is unacceptable in 2019. During Hockey Night In Canada broadcast he said, "You people love, that come here, whatever [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00November 12th, 2019|Businesses, Organization, Recent Immigrants|Comments Off on Don Cherry Fired

Who is a True Canadian?

Who is a true Canadian? Is it Justin Beaver? Or is it Celine Dion? Perhaps it is Margaret Atwood or Aubrey Drake Graham? Recently an elderly man came up to Jagmit Singh, leader of the New Democratic Party, suggesting him to cut off his turban so he can look more like a Canadian. "In Rome, [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00October 18th, 2019|Businesses, Recent Immigrants|Comments Off on Who is a True Canadian?

PM Justin Trudeau Darkening His Face: A Bad Judgement Call

  As the Canadian election heats up and so comes out the past objectionable images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau’s 2001 picture of him darkening his face has made international headlines. Not only his rivals from political parties, but as well as others have labelled him from being as a racist to a fraud. [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Businesses, Motivational|Comments Off on PM Justin Trudeau Darkening His Face: A Bad Judgement Call

A Diverse Workforce Makes Economic Sense

In recent years, many organizations have tried to reflect the changing society by hiring a multicultural workforce because it is not only a right thing to do, but more importantly it makes economic sense. I recall many years ago working at this one radio station where they were somewhat forced by the CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00September 2nd, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|Comments Off on A Diverse Workforce Makes Economic Sense

Interviewing

    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 [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00June 21st, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|Comments Off on Interviewing

Pre-employment assessment: what is it?

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 [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00June 14th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|Comments Off on Pre-employment assessment: what is it?

Pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing:

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 [...]

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00June 5th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|Comments Off on Pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing:
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