HR News & Career Advice

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  • Tips for Writing a Knockout HR Cover Letter

    • Sep 21, 2022

    Writing a cover letter is arguably one of the most dreadful parts of the application process. And yet, if you’ve worked in Human Resources before, you know that a cover letter should never be neglected. Since it’s a key part of the application profess, in this blog post, we’ll outline a few steps you can take to write a strong cover letter for an HR position.

  • Asking Candidates About Salary History – Helpful or Harmful?

    • Aug 9, 2022

    Questions about salary history may seem innocuous on the surface, but there may be legal and ethical implications for HR recruiters and employers who inquire about an applicant's past pay.

  • 7 In-Demand HR Jobs for 2022

    • Jun 7, 2022

    Job prospects for a career in HR are the best they’ve been in decades.

  • Is the Great Resignation Over? Not Even Close

    • Apr 8, 2022

    It’s true. The Great Resignation isn’t just a 2021 phenomenon. It’s happening right now.

  • HR Professionals are in High Demand as Job Ads Rise

    • Feb 18, 2022

    The HR job market is on fire. According to HRPA’s Hire Authority job board, HR job ads on the platform have nearly doubled over the last few years, with an increase of 87% from 2020 to 2021. Several other reports confirm this trend, with a 2022 study showing that HR jobs are up by 131% from their pre-pandemic rate.

  • How to Maximize Your Hire Authority Account

    • Nov 25, 2021

    Whether you’re looking to kick-start your career or considering a new challenge, knowing how to maximize your Hire Authority account is worthwhile (especially given the wealth of career growth opportunities available throughout the year).

  • Job Postings and Vaccine Mandates: Here's What Employers and Jobseekers Need to Know

    • Nov 10, 2021

    Should jobseekers add their vaccine status to their resumes? And what key considerations should employers bear in mind before adding vaccination requirements to their job listings? We asked a lawyer and a couple of resume writing experts to weigh in.

  • Virtual Hiring is Here to Stay. Here are 9 Tips for Mastering Your Next Remote Interview

    • Nov 1, 2021

    Use these tips to ace your upcoming virtual interview.

  • The Great Resignation or The Great Retention?

    • Oct 21, 2021

    The numbers are staggering. In a survey conducted by McKinsey.co, 53% of employers – across several countries including Canada – are experiencing turnover at an all-time high.

  • Join the HRPA Virtual Student Career Fair

    • Oct 18, 2021

    The HRPA Virtual Student Career Fair is almost here and it’ll be an event like no other! Happening November 26th, it’s our once-a-year opportunity for students and recent grads to connect with top employers who are looking to fill internship and entry-level positions in HR

  • 5 Ways Your HR Resume Should Change Post-COVID

    • Aug 19, 2021

    Employers are paying attention to different kinds of job candidates in this current working landscape, and HR professionals on the job hunt will need to update their resume to reflect these changes.

  • Ten ways to cope with stress during the pandemic and always.

    • Apr 15, 2020

    To help support our clients and community during these stressful times, MindWell is sharing wellness tips as well as free mindfulness resources and training. These resources will help you decrease stress, become more mindful in your daily life, build resilience and feel more able to face the uncertain times we currently find ourselves in.

  • Will Business Insurance Respond to COVID-19?

    • Mar 20, 2020

    As we all search for ways to mitigate our burdens during the COVID-19 crisis, many of us seek to understand how insurance can play a role. Here are PROLINK’s responses to the questions clients have asked

  • COVID-19 Updates & FAQ's

    • Mar 19, 2020

    HRPA has compiled COVID-19 information and materials, available through our online resource center.

  • Cover Letter Tips: Skills vs. Transferable Skills

    • Nov 1, 2019

    In addition to finding people who can manage their time, employers are looking for: hard workers, good communicators, team players, leaders, and most of all, people who are smart!

  • How to Recruit Top Tier Talent

    • Jan 15, 2019

    Finding and recruiting top talent takes a certain knack. Among the business world’s most successful organizations perfect matches aren’t made in heaven; they’re made by keeping abreast of trends and best practices.

  • Leveraging Your Networks

    • Nov 30, 2018

     It’s conventional wisdom that we’ve heard a hundred times – in any job search, one of your strongest tools is your network.

  • Keeping an eye on the horizon

    • Sep 25, 2018

    Gone are the days when it was typical to spend one’s entire career at one company. Professionals today seek constant learning and continual growth.

  • Resilience in the Job Search

    • Jul 25, 2018
    • Liz Bernier

    No matter how great your resume is, chances are good that you just aren’t going to get every job you apply for. Job searching is a process, and it takes persistence, determination – and resilience in the face of rejection.

  • From a compliance mindset to a mandate mindset

    • Jul 5, 2018

    As professionals, we have voluntarily taken on a personal and collective mandate to practice our profession in a manner that is consistent with the public interest.