Gaming isn’t always viewed as a beneficial activity. Many people view playing video games as a source of leisure and entertainment. However, gaming has a lot more to offer and impacts the way we work. Video games aren’t just for fun; they demonstrate innovation, virtual reality, and a collaboration of technologies today – an important concept of how we work, especially with our colleagues. Every game that is introduced to

Future of HR: Technology Trends

Day by day, technology including the types of tech HR managers use, the experiences that are delivered through the systems, as well as the changes of software designs. That being said, HR is being reshaped rapidly through one the of most disruptive periods in years as many recruiters, and HR managers are more open to adopting new technology solutions and practices to be more efficient. Thanks to recruitment software and

Using Social Media to Attract Top Candidates and Engage your Workforce

Employer Branding In today’s connected world, social media is one of the most powerful communication tools we have at our fingertips. Whether used for connecting with friends, professional networking or even recruiting new talent the possibilities are big. If you’re not still tapping into the power of social media and social selling then you’re falling behind.   Recruiting Top Sales Talent When it comes to recruiting top sales talent there

Disruptive of Tech in the World of Work

Technology has been changing the nature of work for years and has disrupted many industries and created new ones. Computing and widespread connectivity are prime examples of decentralizing in the workforce. So now you may ask, is the digital disruption a good thing or a bad thing?    A report by Ardent Partners showed that 30% of organization workforces are non-full-time employees, and this is expected to grow to 50%

Event Preview: innovateworkTO 2.0

Rob Catalano and I – with the support of WorkTango, The HR Gazette, and WorkingTech – launched the innovateworkTO series on May 16 and I’m pleased to announce that the first event was a great success! There were awesome speakers, a passionate panel debate and lots of networking. Thanks again to our amazing supporters, sponsors, and attendees. On June 20 we are back for the second edition. The June event


The CPSA’s Recruitment and Talent podcast launched this month – promising to tackle the full talent process as it relates to sales people. Topics considered include: attracting, hiring, onboarding, training, measuring, rewarding and even replacing team members. WorkingTech’s very own Kevin W Grossman is the show’s host. Guests include: Mario Martinez Jr, Lori Richardson, Dave Brock and Molly Fletcher.     The Recruitment and Talent show is produced and distributed by the Canadian

Leapgen HR Tech

Throughout the years, the shift of technology in Human Resources has been enormous, and many experts believe core disruptions are expected in the future. It is evident that people management will continue to play a huge role in determining the success of the business, such as aligning personal aspirations with the organizational direction. Organizations must be prepared to make certain changes and set up their talent and enterprise for success.

Event Preview: innovateworkTO - HR, Talent and Tech Community in Toronto

A new Toronto-based Talent, HR and Tech community comes together for an evening of speakers, a panel and lots of idea-sharing. The theme is Innovative ways companies are recruiting and engaging talent. WorkingTech is a proud media partner of the event. Be sure to follow the chat on Twitter. Speakers will be from such brands as MaRS Venture Services, Helpful, Collage, Wexler Human Capital Consulting and Ceridian. The event has been launched by Rob

candidate experience

As a recruiter, it’s important to show appreciation to the applicants who have an interest in working for the company. Providing them with an exceptional candidate experience can change everything. However, many recruiters lack the skills in creating a positive candidate experience. Many of them do not own up to their mistakes and instead, they blame it on external factors such as the technology they use (or don’t use) is

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the World of Work

Artificial intelligence is steadily changing the workplace – helping us to work smarter. HR is quickly evolving around the trend of intelligent assistants to meet the needs of employees and employers alike. Companies are adopting, for example, intelligent assistants such as chat bots, or computer algorithms created to simulate human conversations, answer HR questions, to recruit employees, and personalize learning experiences. A survey taken by the IBM Institute for Business