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…

Halloween At Work: Spooktacular Inspiration

Halloween at Work: Spooktacular Inspiration

Ghouls and goblins, fireworks and face paint, cauldrons and candy corn...Halloween is on the horizon! And this year, who says all the fun has to happen after hours? Bringing some of that kitschy holiday fun to the workplace is a…

Don’t Sneeze On Me!

Don’t Sneeze on Me!

  • October 16, 2019

Every year organizations get countless calls of employees calling in sick due to symptoms caused by the flu. The flu is a huge strain on businesses, causing substantial workplace absenteeism, an increase in paid sick days and lost productivity. Want…

Building A Culture Of Authenticity

Building A Culture of Authenticity

  • October 9, 2019

In generations past, there were clear expectations around appropriate work conduct. Work lives and personal lives were kept separate, and there a high level of conformity and formality was the norm. We’ve come a long ways since the days of…

Tips For A Painless Return To Work

Tips for a Painless Return to Work

  • October 3, 2019

Whether it’s from a leave of absence for professional development, coming back after parental leave, or returning after an illness, welcoming a team member back to work after extended time away doesn’t always go smoothly. Getting back into the swing…

When Is It Time To Bring In An HR Expert?

When is it Time to Bring in an HR Expert?

  • September 25, 2019

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…

Election Season SOS – Navigating Policies At Work

Election Season SOS – Navigating Policies at Work

  • September 4, 2019

These days, everyone seems to have a strong opinion on something political. And with the Canadian federal election fast approaching in October, water cooler conversations might be starting to take on a political tone. With stakes high, there might be…