Derek Gagné

Derek Gagné

Derek Gagné is president of Vancouver-based talent management consultancy He has been helping organizations with their recruitment and retention strategies for more than 15 years. His areas of expertise include workforce planning, recruitment, retention, leadership development, organization development and customer service.

5 Keys to Finding Top Talent

To ensure you're bringing the right stars onto your team, be sure to follow these essential steps

7 Surefire Ways To Boost Employee Productivity

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Maximize your return on human capital and increase output by improving in these seven key areas

Why Are Your Staff Leaving?

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5 symptoms to help you diagnose the causes of employee turnover

Keep the Honeymoon Going

How to avoid the five most common mistakes that companies make in onboarding new employees

Top Talent in Tough Times

Turn the sluggish economy to your advantage. Five tactics to help you identify and recruit talent of a calibre that will be much harder to land once the job market fully recovers

Rallying the Survivors

Here are five ways to boost morale, rebuild trust and re-engage your people so your thinned-down team can achieve your key business goals

Smart HR for Hard Times

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Wise employers are finding new, cost-effective ways to keep building their employer brand and prepare for the return of the labour shortage. Here are seven keys to HR success

Finding Prime Candidates

Why you should Web 2.0 your recruitment efforts, and how to do so

The Top 5 Hiring Mistakes

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No small-business owner can afford the costs of high turnover. Here's how to identify these missteps and rectify them

Readers Choice

What makes the 2014 PROFIT 500 so special? A combination of smarts, innovation and good old-fashioned tenacity