How To Smell A Dead Body

How to Smell a Dead Body

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Karissa Sovdi, HR Program and Projects Manager with the University of Victoria. Karissa's blog outlines her talk "How to Smell a Dead Body" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below. …

Performance Managing Employee Attitude

Performance Managing Employee Attitude

Performance management can be stressful even at the best of times. Sometimes we need to tell people they’re not working quickly enough, accurately enough, or productively enough. The challenge in those scenarios is to quantify and fully describe the issue,…

Background Checks – Proceed With Caution

Background Checks – Proceed with Caution

  • April 11, 2018

Most employers know that conducting reference checks is a wise step when you hire. But most candidates can find 3 former coworkers or managers who will say positive things about them. And if they can’t, that’s a pretty big red…

Workplace Conflict: Make It Your Strategic Advantage

Workplace Conflict: Make It Your Strategic Advantage

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Ben Ziegler, Conflict Management Coach of Ziegler Consulting. Ben's blog outlines his talk "Your Conflict Advantage" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below.  Let’s start with the end in mind. Picture…

The Business Benefits To Hiring Remote Workers

The Business Benefits to Hiring Remote Workers

You’ve heard us talk about this before, but it bears repeating – it’s a tight job market right now, and it’s tough to find qualified candidates! In Canada, unemployment rates are at an all-time low, and it’s a challenge for…

The Business Benefits Of Giving Back

The Business Benefits of Giving Back

Businesses giving back. It’s not a new idea, and it certainly sounds like a good thing—but many leaders aren’t so clear on why their organizations should prioritize social contribution. Volunteering your organization’s time, energy and resources to give back to…

How To Break The Rules And Not Get Caught

How to Break the Rules and Not Get Caught

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Lauren Welgush, People and Performance Manager, North America with Bambora. Lauren's blog outlines her talk "How to Break the Rules and Not Get Caught" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below.  As…

Do Your Spreadsheets Drive You Crazy?

Do Your Spreadsheets Drive You Crazy?

With the first quarter of the new year well underway, you just might be behind already in updating your spreadsheets, in running your reports and in being able to streamline your processes. For many of us, we would love to…

Please Don’t Touch My Hair: Facing Implicit Bias Head On

Please Don’t Touch My Hair: Facing Implicit Bias Head On

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Dr. Lisa Gunderson of One Love Consulting. Lisa's blog outlines her talk "Please Don't Touch My Hair" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the full length video available below.  As of 2015, Statistics Canada calculated…