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…

How To Spot The Signs: Mental Illness At Work

How to Spot the Signs: Mental Illness at Work

January 25th marked the annual Bell “Let’s Talk” Day – a day aimed at encouraging conversation to end the stigma surrounding mental illness. "Changes in work habits are chalked up to poor performance, when the root cause is actually a…

9 Reasons To Prioritize Workplace Wellness

9 Reasons to Prioritize Workplace Wellness

Chances are, you know workplace wellness is important, but it often isn’t prioritized. Getting on board the workplace wellness train and actively supporting employees’ health is seen as a “nice to have” or something to implement “down the line”. But…

Micro-Learning – The New School Of Training

Micro-Learning – The New School of Training

We all know the feeling of attending a less-than-engaging workshop or course. You’re passively slouched, chugging coffee, playing with your pen, and struggling to keep your eyes open during lecture-style training. You know it’s likely useful information, so you do…

Forecasting For 2017: HR Predictions

Forecasting for 2017: HR Predictions

January brings with it a fresh start, and an opportunity to reassess our talent management strategies with a fresh perspective. Every employer can benefit from pausing for a moment to take stock and predict what is coming before determining plans…

HR Innovation In 2016 – The Highlights Reel

HR Innovation in 2016 – The Highlights Reel

I think we can all agree that 2016 has been quite a year! In case you blinked and missed it, we’ve compiled an HR Highlights reel to keep you up-to-date with the year’s biggest people practice trends, innovations, and emerging…

Free Holiday “Gift” Ideas For Employees

Free Holiday “Gift” Ideas for Employees

We’re right in the thick of the holiday season, and the pressure to buy, buy, buy is everywhere—and those gift-giving expectations can be stressful for employers. While we all know that the holiday season isn’t about the presents, your team…

Flexibility – It’s Not Just For Yogis

Flexibility – It’s Not Just For Yogis

It’s no secret that the holiday season can be hectic, and it’s a high stress time for most of us. Endless family commitments, jam-packed schedules, too little sleep, a less-than-optimal diet, overspending…all stressors that affect our work lives. So as…