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2011-04-15

Cutting to the chase with cover letters

By Drake Editorial Team

A cover letter is an introduction, a sales pitch, and a proposal for further action all in one. It gives the reader a taste of what’s to come–not by simply summarizing the resume, but... 

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2011-04-15

Developing high tech leaders is different

By Drake Editorial Team

You've all heard it from your colleagues in high-tech firms. “Our people are smarter. Our pace is faster. Our technology changes more quickly. It's just harder to develop leaders”.

 

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2011-04-15

Managers - get out from behind your desk!

By Tim Connor

When was the last time you got out from behind your desk and wandered around your department or organization just to talk with the members of your department or organization?

 

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2011-04-14

Bill Pollock: Drake's founder & chairman

By Drake Editorial Team

Bill Pollock was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and is the youngest of 9 children. He was awarded a scholarship to the University of Manitoba at the age of 16, and received his Bachelor of Commerce at the age of 20.

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2011-04-12

Seven keys to building great teams

By Drake Editorial Team

Fostering teamwork is a top priority for many leaders to increase productivity, improve customer service, provide more flexible systems, and empower employees...

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2011-04-08

Chairman's message: Savings. Systems. Service.

By R.W. Pollock

In 1999, multinational oil and gas conglomerate British Petroleum made the epic decision to outsource almost all of its HR processes. Thus began the human resources outsourcing revolution...

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