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Lessons from Tom Peters : Becoming a Talent Magnet

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This article is a tribute to Tom Peters, leadership guru, otherwise known as the “Red Bull” of management thinkers.   People Are Everything       Imagine a world in which leaders recognize that talent doesn’t just support the brand, it is the brand. So how does an organization become a talent magnet? Peters’s rules…

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70 Is The New 50: Succession Planning And The Massive Talent Gap

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Global Mining Companies Have A Dilemma: Address The Skills Gap Or Face Huge Losses The global mining industry is currently experiencing a “massive talent gap” and it will only get worse unless companies make s a visible shift toward organizational succession planning and talent management.  The global mining industry is experiencing the biggest wave of…

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#4 Cowan Staff Picks : 5 Links Worth Sharing

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Part of being awesome at what we do here at Cowan is staying on top of news (social, political, technological, etc) and what is trending on the world wide web. Every week we come across content that inspires, shocks, makes us laugh or cry. With so much information coming at us on a daily basis we thought…

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Cowan Tips : Expats Keeping Fit On The Job

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Contributed by: Lisa Parent, Cowan Client Services Specialist Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Being a mining engineer, or driller, or even a financial accountant for mining companies your career can lead you to all corners of the world in various types of living arrangements. Mine sites for example are typically found in…

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Cowan Recruitment : The Down Side of Alberta’s Booming Economy

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  Contribution by Cowan’s Client Support Services Team Leader Elisa Edkin Proctor   A Booming Economy News out of Western Canada regarding employment shows that Alberta’s booming economy is far and above that of all other provinces. As stated by BMO economists “there’s Alberta and then there’s everyone else”. Employment has climbed 3.2 percent over…

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#3 Cowan Staff Picks : 5 Links Worth Sharing

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Part of being awesome at what we do here at Cowan is staying on top of news (social, political, technological, etc) and what is trending on the world wide web. Every week we come across content that inspires, shocks, makes us laugh or cry. With so much information coming at us on a daily basis we thought…

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Global Mining Jobs : What Is The Future Of Coal?

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Post contributed by Cowan’s Client Services Team Leader Elisa Edkin Proctor. Why are so-called ‘green countries” making a return to coal? Despite naysayers, coal is still the most abundant, efficient, easily mass produced and low cost energy generation fuel around today. At present nothing can compare.  Yes, there is always room for cleaner ways to…

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# 2 Cowan Staff Picks : 5 Links Worth Sharing

Part of being awesome at what we do here at Cowan is staying on top of news (social, political, technological, etc) and what is trending on the world wide web. Every week we come across content that inspires, shocks, makes us laugh or cry. With so much information coming at us on a daily basis…

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#1 Cowan Staff Picks : 5 Links Worth Sharing

social sharing

Part of being awesome at what we do here at Cowan is staying on top of news (social, political, technological, etc) and what is trending on the world wide web. Every week we come across content that inspires, shocks, makes us laugh or cry. With so much information coming at us on a daily basis…

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Global Recruitment : Soft Skills Could Be The Only Thing Standing Between You and Your Next Job

Guest Post By Elisa-Edkins Proctor, Cowan’s Client Services Team Leader The promise of lifetime employment at one company disappeared with push button phones and box TVs. In today’s job market a person has to consider honing soft skills to keep their job or to be considered for the most sought-after positions. More and more employers…

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