Dress Code Challenges In Multi-Generational Workplaces

Dress Code Challenges in Multi-Generational Workplaces

Fashion is always changing, and societal norms constantly shift to reflect the latest trends. While these shifts often start outside the business world, changing fashion trends inevitably creep their way into the workplace, often creating dress code headaches for employers.…

The Essential Guide To Office Pranks

The Essential Guide to Office Pranks

April 1st falls on a Saturday in 2017, which means that most of us will be safe from office pranksters this year. But anyone who’s watched The Office knows that workplace pranks aren’t always reserved for April Fools Day. A…

Compensation – When Is It Okay To Ask?

Compensation – When is it Okay to Ask?

By now, you’ve likely heard about the controversy that arose when a SkipTheDishes HR representative cancelled a candidate’s interview after she asked about wages and benefits. The talent acquisition coordinator who had conducted the preliminary interview called off an already-scheduled…

Performance Reviews: Time For A Revamp

Performance Reviews: Time for a Revamp

Do you dread the annual performance review process? Don’t worry, you’re not alone; managers and employees both get anxious about performance reviews for many reasons. Managers are often scared of the employee’s reaction to constructive feedback and suggestions, and often…

Remote Employees: Keeping Them Engaged

Remote Employees: Keeping Them Engaged

Flexible workplaces are a hot topic in people management these days, and an increasing number of organizations are hiring remote workers or allowing employees to work away from the office. Working remotely eliminates the commute for employees, allows for scheduling…

Onboarding Checklist: Set Them Up For Success

Onboarding Checklist: Set Them Up For Success

With the new calendar year well underway, many employers are looking ahead and thinking about what is coming down the pipeline. For most organizations, the new year brings a fresh start, with new projects, new initiatives, and new team members.…

Prevent Bullying: Promote A Culture Of Respect

Prevent Bullying: Promote a Culture of Respect

February 22nd marks Pink Shirt Day, a day aimed at raising awareness and ending bullying. There’s been a spotlight on bullying in the workplace since the introduction of Bill 14, and Pink Shirt Day presents another opportune moment to focus…

Simple Strategies For A Family Friendly Workplace

Simple Strategies for a Family Friendly Workplace

With Family Day right around the corner, we are all looking forward to spending some quality time with our families. With family in mind, there is no better time for employers to consider the importance and benefits of incorporating family…

Are Your Appreciation Efforts Missing The Mark?

Are Your Appreciation Efforts Missing the Mark?

Think money is what will keep your employees happy? Think again. 79% of people cite feeling under-appreciated as a key reason for leaving a job.  While most people work to pay the bills, money isn’t the primary reason people stay…