How To Talk To Employees About Compensation

How to Talk to Employees About Compensation

How to Talk to Employees About Compensation Talking about pay with employees can be awkward. After all, it’s hard to get around seeing the dollar amount on our paycheques as a direct reflection of what we’re worth. That can make…

The Sick Leave Conundrum

The Sick Leave Conundrum

The Sick Leave Conundrum Sick Leave vs. PTO – How to Manage and What to Offer One of the common questions we receive is about sick leave and personal time off (PTO) and what should be offered to employees. Before…

The Men’s Leadership Crisis…Who Run This Motha?

The Men’s Leadership Crisis…Who Run this Motha?

Engaged HR is pleased to welcome guest blogger and DisruptHR speaker Karen Serblowski, Health, Safety, Organizational Development Manager with the Electrical Safety Authority in Ontario. Karen's blog outlines her talk "The Men’s Leadership Crisis…Who Run this Motha?" at DisruptHR 2.0 with the…

When Is It Time To Bring In An HR Expert?

When is it Time to Bring in an HR Expert?

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…

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…