Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Leadership Shift: The Effect of Millennials Moving into Senior Positions

Millennials have had a long-standing reputation for altering how companies do business, from creating disruptive innovations to driving changes in the way companies operate.  They have provided a fresh perspective on customer needs and how to fulfill them.  Now, as…
Friday, October 4, 2019

Inaugural golf tournament raises funds for YMP scholarships

Frank Galati, Managing Partner at the Bedford Group joined Mining CEOs in raising money for the YMP Scholarship Fund, a registered charity that donates 100% of its receipts to students. Read the full article here on the initiatives being taken to give back…
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

How Companies Can Combine Intelligent Technologies and Learning Strategies To Accelerate Skills Acquisition and Be More Competitive

Amazon’s recent announcement that it will invest US$700 million to provide “upskilling”training to 100,000 employees—or one-third of its workforce—is a clear sign the future of work is already here. The e-commerce giant has recognizedthe need to help employees adapt to…
Friday, August 30, 2019

The Time Is Now for Executives to Embrace and Lead a Culture Aligned with Intrapreneurship

Intrapreneurship is not new - the concept was invented in 1978 by American entrepreneur and author Gifford Pinchot III, and popularized in the mid-80s when Steve Jobs famously told Newsweek: “The Macintosh team was what is commonly known as intrapreneurship...…
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

How Startups in Smaller Markets Can Attract Top Talent

Startup meccas like Silicon Valley and major markets such as New York City have a built-in infrastructure for acquiring talent, access to plentiful resources for startups, and cultures that are conducive to launching and growing a business at a rapid…
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Announcing the release of Bedford resource’s 5th annual mining industry report of board and executive compensation

Included in the report are 200 mining companies, ranging from junior to mid-tier, and major public firms listed on the TSX and NYSE. The study collected data on over 1,000 mining industry Executives and nearly 1,400 Board Members. To download…
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The 99% Club: What You Can Learn From Glassdoor’s Winning CEOs

Leaders hold the critical responsibility of shaping company culture, which, coupled with trust and respect for a CEO, are top deciding factors in a job search. Glassdoor recently released their 2019 Employees’ Choice Award Top CEOs honouring highest-approved of leaders,…
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Leadership Qualities Needed for the Future of Work

On July 25th, 2019, Bedford Group Partner Darren Raycroft was invited to speak on Humanize Your Workplace podcast with host Alissa Carpenter.  Please see below for the insightful discussion: On this week’s episode of Humanize Your Workplace, we are joined…
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Building An Employer Brand That Attracts And Retains Great Talent

Many businesses invest heavily to build strong corporate reputations and differentiate their brands in the minds of customers. However, there is another side to the branding coin that needs attention: the employer brand, or the organization as viewed by current…
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Always Hiring: The Criticality of Building AND Nurturing Talent Pipelines

In today's time-strapped world, organizations and HR departments are under intense pressure to fill a never-ending list of leadership roles as quickly as possible. As a result, it frequently means solely focusing on those individuals that are actively looking for…