Winter Wellness Tips

Winter Wellness Tips

  • December 14, 2018

In the summer, it seems easy to spend lots of time outside, get enough vitamin D, hit our target number of steps per day, and generally take better care of our bodies. But when the weather cools and the rain…

Crossing The HR Minefield

Crossing the HR Minefield

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Dave Whittington coach and facilitator with Calliope Learning. Dave's blog outlines his talk "Crossing the HR Minefield" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below.  As we progress deeper into…

When Is It Time To Bring In An HR Expert?

When is it Time to Bring in an HR Expert?

  • November 7, 2018

We’ll admit upfront that we’re a little biased: we’re strong believers in the benefits HR can bring to any business. As HR consultants, we get to witness first-hand how solid HR practices have a hugely positive impact on organizations of…

Preventing Presenteeism

Preventing Presenteeism

  • October 31, 2018

Most employers have a keen eye on absenteeism, but what about presenteeism? On the job time-wasting, when employees come to work and under-perform, can happen for a multitude of reasons. Whether caused by fatigue, illness, or low levels of engagement…

Accommodating Parents: What’s An Employer’s Responsibility?

Accommodating Parents: What’s an Employer’s Responsibility?

  • October 25, 2018

Most organizations recognize that having family-friendly policies is an important part of having a competitive employer brand. The truth is, it’s no longer exceptional to offer flexible work hours to support parents and caregivers – for employees, flexibility is fast…

Cannabis At Work

Cannabis at Work

  • October 18, 2018

Yesterday - on October 17th, 2018 recreational cannabis was legalized across Canada. This means that adults will be legally allowed to purchase, use, possess, and even grow cannabis. The result of the impending changes? Employers are left nervously nail-biting and…

Conflict Resolution: 5 Strategies For Workplaces

Conflict Resolution: 5 Strategies for Workplaces

  • October 11, 2018

Every workplace experiences conflict. Whether it’s a tiff over whose turn it is to unload the dishwasher or deep disagreement over an impending merger, in today’s unpredictable business world, conflict is the one constant. Conflict in general isn’t necessarily a…

Lieu Time – Too Good To Be True?

Lieu Time – Too Good to Be True?

  • September 26, 2018

Lieu Time. To many employers, it sounds like the perfect alternative to paying overtime. Employees get the flexibility they’re looking for, and the company has an alternative to the requirement to pay them extra when they work longer than 8…

Cheerleading Winning Cultures

Cheerleading Winning Cultures

  Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Silke Pleus. She is a highly adaptable Senior Human Resources & Business Leader with proven skills in translating an organization’s vision and desired culture into effective HR strategies. Silke's blog…

Stop Walking On Egg Shells!

Stop Walking on Egg Shells!

  • September 12, 2018

Have you been here before? You have an employee who just isn’t performing and everyone is walking on eggshells around them? We all want to develop employees who are engaged and perform well on the job, and to achieve this,…