The Secret To Addressing Unspoken Expectations At Work

The Secret to Addressing Unspoken Expectations at Work

  • February 5, 2020

Many of the discussions I have with employers are about how to manage the performance of their employees. The complaints are often that employees aren’t doing what they are supposed to be doing, that the employee is making poor choices…

How To Spot The Signs: Mental Illness At Work

How to Spot the Signs: Mental Illness at Work

January 29th 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…

Top Tips For Effective Communication At Work

Top Tips for Effective Communication at Work

  • January 23, 2020

Regardless of where you work, it’s inevitable that you will encounter difficult people on the job. Whether it’s an employee with a bad attitude, a challenging co-worker, or a demanding boss, the odds are good that at some point, you’ll…

Why You Should Be Honest On Your Resume

Why You Should Be Honest On Your Resume

  • January 16, 2020

We have all been on the job hunt at one point or another. Frankly, it’s usually not much fun. Between hours spent browsing job ads and submitting applications and the nervous anticipation of waiting for that phone call, trying to…

To Bonus Or Not To Bonus?

To Bonus or Not To Bonus?

That is a question that we get a lot! Christmas brings about the topic of bonuses every year. Should I give a Christmas bonus? What if we haven’t had a good year? Will staff start to expect it each year?…

Nine Ways CPHRs Make Canadian Businesses More Competitive

Nine ways CPHRs make Canadian Businesses more Competitive

  • November 27, 2019

This blog was first published by CPHR Canada. Canadian business leaders today know that productivity, innovation and finding and keeping world-class talent are critical to staying ahead. “In this era of a new global competitiveness, how well we train and…

Free Holiday “Gift” Ideas For Employees

Free Holiday “Gift” Ideas for Employees

We’re approaching 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 works hard for you all…

Communicating Change Effectively

Communicating Change Effectively

  • October 31, 2019

We’re all familiar with the old adage “the only constant is change”. And while we all know this to be true, organizational changes are still often met with resistance or fear of the unknown. As an employer, careful planning, effective…