Winning the War on Talent

With the tightening job market, organizations are requiring new or different outsourced HR services. The war on talent is definitely heating up and internal HR teams are challenged with shifting priorities and strategic workforce planning issues.

The Truth About Temp

Over 150,000 Canadians were employed through temporary services in 2010 (Stats Canada). That’s an incredible number!

Summer job search starts now

With our frigid weather, it may be difficult to imagine that spring – and even summer – are not that far off. For post-secondary students, this means that it’s not too early to start you summer job search. Thankfully, the job market is stronger than the previous two years, and trends indicate more opportunities will be available.

It’s a new day at Bowen

After countless months of hard work, the BOWEN team has moved into our new space. As I look around our new office environment and talk with employees, it is easy to see that change is a good thing.

Bowen on the move

I am excited to share with you that BOWEN is on the move. After operating in Calgary’s downtown core for 37 years, we are moving to the Beltline area (Suite 700, 602 – 12 AVE SW), which will be our new home effective February 28, 2011.

Talented terrors are toxic in the workplace

It may not be a topic that gets a lot of attention, but it should. Talented terrors are a workplace reality. Their skills and abilities make them superstars, but their attitudes leave a lot to be desired. Talented Terrors can deliver excellent results but their attitudes damage morale and destroy teams. They actually believe you can’t manage without their brilliance.