Creating An Effective Performance Management System

Creating an Effective Performance Management System

Do you dread conducting the annual performance review with your employees? Do you feel like it takes forever to prepare for it, and that your performance management system isn’t even accomplishing what it’s meant to do? We wouldn’t be surprised…

Do You Hate The Word ‘Change’?

Do You Hate the Word ‘Change’?

By: Lyndsey Nelson “In a fast-paced, continually shifting environment, resilience to change is often the single most important factor distinguishing those who succeed from those who fail” - “Managing at the Speed of Change” by Darryl Conner Last week we…

You Had How Much To Drink? Uh Oh!

You Had How Much to Drink? Uh Oh!

It’s that time of year again! The annual holiday party is coming up and with it comes the age old issue, “will people come to our staff party if we don’t serve alcohol?” and then comes the question, “what is…

How To Create A Resilient Staff

How to Create a Resilient Staff

By: Lyndsey Nelson I recently attended a webinar on Building Resiliency in the World of Work, led by Lisa Bull, Director of Employee and Manager Development at Ceridian HCM. This was such an incredibly insightful webinar that looked at the…

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?…

The First Day Is Just The Beginning

The First Day is Just The Beginning

Have you ever participated in a Scavenger Hunt? I was in one once and it wasn't very well organized. We ran around trying to find all these different things that were seemingly unrelated. The process was confusing, frustrating and at…

Don’t Sneeze On Me!

Don’t Sneeze on Me!

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…

Don’t Make Them Quit On Their First Day

Don’t Make Them Quit on Their First Day

There are a lot of horror stories out there about people’s first day on the job. Imagine this, arriving on the first day and… no one knows who you are or why you are there, the person you are replacing is…