Can Employees Sue for Workplace Harassment?

Responsible employers understand their duty to maintain a safe work environment under the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act or similar laws in other jurisdictions, since failure to comply can result in liability. However, changes to employment law in Canada are continuous, and employers need to be aware of the impacts. Canada's Ever-Evolving Employment Law Landscape Currently [...]

By | January 22nd, 2020|HR Advisory, Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

Privacy and Data Management Mistakes That Can Cost You Business in 2020

Data can make or break an organization, depending on how it's used. If your business is starting off the New Year by evaluating your privacy and data management system or implementing a new management strategy, be sure to avoid these three common mistakes. 1. Improper Cloud Strategies As the world becomes more data-driven, cloud storage [...]

By | January 15th, 2020|Information Management|0 Comments

3 Signs Your Executives Need Coaching

Whether your leaders are overwhelmed, in need of advice, strategic direction, or want to experience a breakthrough in performance, an Executive Coach can help your people reach their personal and professional potential. If your leaders have one or more of the indicators that follow, they may benefit from working with a Coach.  1. Your Company [...]

By | January 8th, 2020|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

Top Privacy Challenges Facing HR in 2020

As we look back on 2019, we know one thing for sure: the HR and privacy landscapes are becoming increasingly complex and intertwined. HR professionals are not only responsible for protecting sensitive information about employees and management, but they also must safeguard this information under laws governing privacy and confidentiality. Here are six privacy issues that we [...]

By | December 19th, 2019|Privacy|0 Comments

Leadership & Management Trends to Look For in 2020

Leadership trends have always been a hot topic, but today more than ever team leads, managers, and owners need to stay on top of the current trends shaping the rapidly evolving workforce. This leadership trend summary looks at the most critical business drivers to consider in the year ahead so that your employees stay motivated, [...]

By | December 18th, 2019|Executive Coaching, Leadership Development|0 Comments

HR Trends Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2020

As the year comes to a close, HR professionals are buzzing over emerging innovations and predictions for the year ahead. In this article, we explore the HR trends that you can expect to see a lot more of as the world of work continues to evolve. Trend 1: HR Technology on the Rise Millennials are [...]

By | December 11th, 2019|HR Advisory, HR Consulting|0 Comments

‘Tis The Season To Prevent Corporate Holiday Party Shenanigans

If your business is hosting a holiday party this year, facing liability issues as a result of inappropriate party behaviour is a sure fast way to douse jolly spirits. As an employer, you must do everything you can to ensure the safety of your employees and guests, especially if alcohol is involved. Holiday parties are [...]

By | December 4th, 2019|HR Advisory, Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

Feeling Drained? 5 Ways To Beat Decision Fatigue At Work

Did you know the average person makes 35,000 decisions a day? Researchers at Cornell University estimate that we make more than 200 decisions every day on food alone! From the moment we wake up, we are bombarded with choices, and with the world at our fingertips, our digital devices ensure that we're plugged in and ready to respond to [...]

By | November 20th, 2019|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

When HR Gets It Wrong: Employer Faces Steep Consequences for Failing to Investigate Harassment

If we can learn anything from recent workplace harassment headlines, it's that companies don't always get it right. In fact, in the case of Heidi Bassanese, a 73-year-old administrator, her employer got it very wrong. What Happened Bassanese worked in an administrative role at German Canadian News Co. Ltd (GCN) for nearly two decades before being wrongfully terminated. [...]

By | November 13th, 2019|Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

Managing Organizational Bias – An Action Plan

Bias evolves from the human tendency to subconsciously categorize and extrapolate based on previous experience. Cognitive biases impact our judgement and can make irrational judgements and decisions seem rational. Bias is often attributed to social stereotypes, leading to unintentional discrimination, unequal opportunity and ineffective policies and practices. However, bias can also significantly impact our rational decision-making [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|HR Advisory, HR Consulting|0 Comments