WorkSafeBC Guidelines For Working From Home

WorkSafeBC guidelines for working from home

  • March 24, 2020

With employers shifting to a work from home model in an effort to slow down the progression of COVID-19, WorkSafeBC issued guidance on employer and worker responsibilities for ensuring their workspace is safe. Develop a health and safety policy Employers…

Managing A Pandemic – HR Checklist

Managing a Pandemic – HR Checklist

  • March 22, 2020

If you’re like most people, the events of the past few days caught you unprepared, ill-equipped, and overwhelmed with the fast-changing reality of a pandemic. One thing is already crystal clear; preparing for a pandemic requires careful consideration and planning.…

Working At Home: The New Normal

Working at Home: The New Normal

  • March 18, 2020
In a COVID-19 world, working from home is the new normal. While the workforce has been begging for flexible work arrangements for years, it has arrived in full force in the space of a week.
3 Great Reasons To Go Off Script In Interviews

3 Great Reasons to Go Off Script in Interviews

  • March 12, 2020

We’ve all done it. The interviews are over, the candidates have all gone home and it's time to make a decision. Who should get the job? Whose life will you change by offering them the golden ticket to come and…

COVID-19 In The Workplace

COVID-19 in the workplace

  • March 5, 2020

COVID-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus, is an influenza that has many employers wondering what they can and need to do to support their teams and provide a safe and healthy work environment. According to the Public Health Agency…

How To Tame A Bully

How To Tame A Bully

Pink Shirt Day is February 26th, so it’s the perfect time to look at bullying in the workplace and how to prevent it. Workplace bullying is an epidemic—28 percent of employees have felt bullied at work, and 19 percent have…

Addressing The Office Romance – A Practical Manager’s Guide

Addressing the Office Romance – A Practical Manager’s Guide

  • February 13, 2020

We all know that dating a co-worker probably isn’t the best idea. If it ends, the best-case scenario involves awkward daily interactions with an ex. The worst-case scenario could end in allegations of sexual harassment. From a management perspective, in…

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…