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Career Trends & Events – August 2, 2018

Submitted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

Industry Trends

4 Strategies for Nailing the Video Interview

With video interviewing on the rise, today’s job seeker must embrace a new role: director of the job interview. As if interviewing wasn’t stressful enough, candidates must now set the proper scene, play the part on camera, and be tech savvy enough to execute the video interview without a hitch.


Delivering digital talent

Much has been made how Industry 4.0 has transformed logistics and distribution. But what happens when talent is brought into the picture? Organizations will not only need to consider new skillsets, but transform recruiting, management, and retention strategies.

Source: Deloitte Insights

Coming of age digitally

As businesses mature digitally, they stand apart from rivals. A survey by MIT SMR and Deloitte found digitally mature companies are better at developing digital leaders, pushing decision-making deeper, and responding faster to the marketplace, and are more likely to experiment.

Source: Deloitte Insights

The Rise of the Social Enterprise

Organizations are no longer judged only for their financial performance, or even the quality of their products or services. Rather, they are being evaluated on the basis of their impact on society at large – transforming them from business enterprises into social enterprises.

Source: Deloitte Insights

Exciting Job

Records Management Analyst
Closes on Monday, August 13, 2018
The Diocese of Hamilton
Hamilton, ON

Records Management Analyst

The Diocese of Hamilton, the second largest English-speaking Catholic diocese in Canada, is seeking a Records Management Analyst to develop and oversee the implementation of an Electronic Records Management strategy.  This is a Part-time position averaging about 18-22 hours/week for a 1-year contract.

Reporting to the Episcopal Director of Finance & Administration and to the Director of Library & Archives, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop Records Management (RM) policies and RM procedures including Records Classification Scheme (RCS), File Naming Conventions, Metadata Scheme, Guidelines for Using and Managing E-mail.
  • Review and revise current RM procedures and policies including the Records Retention Policy and the Records Retention Schedule.
  • Develop policies for Legal Holds, Disposition of Obsolete Records, and Monitoring and Compliance Auditing procedures.
  • Develop criteria for the use of personal and shared network drives.
  • Assist with the procurement and deployment of File Analytics Software.
  • Plan and co-ordinate the completion of clean-ups of electronic records on the internal server and messages in the e-mail system.
  • Assist with the application of records retention periods for electronic record holdings.
  • Develop and deliver RM training programs and orientation sessions for staff and other diocesan stakeholders.
  • Assist with the development of Digitization guidelines and Digital Preservation procedures.
  • Assist with feasibility and cost-benefit analysis of potential Digitization projects.
  • Provide recommendations for the development and maintenance of secure digital repositories for the long-term storage of electronic records.
  • Support the integration of RM strategies that can be applied consistently across paper and electronic record holdings.


  • Post-Secondary education, specializing in the field of Records Management.
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience in Records Management, including working with electronic records.
  • Experience with the development and application of records classifications schemes, records retention schedules, and metadata.
  • Knowledge of records management and digital preservation standards.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to manage projects and work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please forward your resume to Please include “Records Management Analyst – Diocese of Hamilton” in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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