Interviews can be stressful for all parties involved. In this article, our very own Robynne Baxter, CHRP breaks down 3 ways we strive to build trust and more accessible practices into our interviewing process.
Are degrees still relevant? We might argue, not always. Job-posting data shows that between 2012-2022 companies in Canada reduced university degree requirements by 13%. Imagine if more companies rated candidates based on talent and skills rather than solely on academic qualifications. Well, they’re starting to. Companies like Apple and IBM no longer require a college
We’ve reached an exciting milestone: with over 100 clients to date, we’ve produced upwards of 150 opportunity briefs (job descriptions) to attract candidates. We are appreciative when job seekers and colleagues alike trust us to receive their ideas, and open our eyes to ways we can improve a candidate’s first experience with us. More often
“How do I diversify my organization?” This is something we get asked often at P4G. And when you dig in, the real question behind it is often, how can I hire more People of Colour?“ While the intention is likely coming from a good place, it’s not the question we recommend starting with. Before we
The 12.6 % wage gap between racialized, university-educated, Canadian-born people and their white peers didn’t just happen by itself (this means on average, racialized workers are making 87.4 cents for every dollar earned by a white worker). Organizations are typically built in a way that upholds inequity. In our industry, we consistently hear stories from
Shifting How We Talk About People at Work Human Resources. Something about it has always struck us as off putting. When you really think about it, it’s a dehumanizing way to talk about people. Resources are things we extract, categorize and add a price tag to – things like oil, water and energy. If we
Considering the name of our company, it seems only natural that the philosophy of placemaking would form the foundation of our work. At the very beginning of P4G, we set out to challenge the definition, experience and expectations of recruiting. We identified with the term Placemaking, a process and philosophy that serves to strengthen the