Creating Employee Recognition Strategies that Work

With remote and hybrid work environments becoming the new norm, businesses may be feeling the struggle to keep employees connected and motivated with traditional approaches to employee recognition. Factor in the changing demographics of the workforce as more Millennials and Gen Z make up a greater proportion of today's employees, and it becomes clear that [...]

By |2021-09-14T16:51:03-06:00September 15th, 2021|Leadership Development|0 Comments

Returning to the Office? Time to Check on Employee Retention and Engagement

As many employers navigate a potential return to the office, new research from the Angus Reid Institute has revealed some startling data about the potential of plummeting employee retention rates. Survey results found that more than half of Canadian households had at least one member working from home during the pandemic. Of those who worked from [...]

By |2021-09-28T07:56:56-06:00September 1st, 2021|Coaching, HR Advisory|0 Comments

Addressing Bias in the Workplace: How a Third-Party Investigator Can Help

In recent years, the concept of unconscious (or implicit) bias in the workplace – whether in recruitment practices, retention, or workplace investigations, has come into sharper focus. As a species that utilizes patterns as a means of interpreting the world around us, we are all susceptible to some level of bias. When it comes to workplace [...]

By |2021-08-16T11:46:58-06:00August 18th, 2021|Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

How to Create a Plan for a Successful Return to the Office

As we all breathe a sigh of relief that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic may hopefully finally be behind us, employers and employees alike are now grappling with the question; what comes next? What will the 'new normal' look like? And what has the past 18 months taught us about the nature of the [...]

By |2021-08-04T07:49:05-06:00August 4th, 2021|HR Advisory|0 Comments

When Work and Privacy Collide: Why Good Leaders Trust Their Employees

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” - Stephen Covey While it is typical and prudent for organizations to intentionally design structures and policies intended to mitigate risk, when it comes to trust in the workplace, is being too risk-averse actually [...]

By |2021-08-12T17:02:54-06:00July 21st, 2021|Privacy|0 Comments

Get Real: Why Good Coaching Requires Honesty

“No legacy is so rich as honesty” – William Shakespeare At Cenera, our coaches work with leaders at every level within a company. Regardless of where you are in your career, working with a professional coach can help you understand your strengths, clarify your weaknesses and set goals to put you on a path toward [...]

By |2021-08-12T17:04:08-06:00July 7th, 2021|Coaching|0 Comments

Why Vacations Are Important for Productivity

With the possibility of travel restrictions lifting soon and some return to normalcy on the horizon, many employers can expect to see an increase in vacation day requests. Given the backlog created as many chose to forgo regular vacation plans, ensuring your employees can take delayed vacation time will be an important part of reducing [...]

By |2021-08-12T16:23:08-06:00June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Here Are Our Top Tips for Career Exploration

How did you get started in your current career?  If you are a medical professional or a legal professional or an engineer, you probably had a career outcome in mind when you went to school.  For many of the rest of us, it was school first and then figure out what we’re going to do [...]

By |2021-08-12T16:21:03-06:00June 2nd, 2021|Career Transition|0 Comments

Workplace Trends for 2021: Creative Ideas to Make Your Workplace Great

As Plato once famously stated, 'necessity is the mother of invention'. Well, never has that been more true than when it comes to workplaces in 2021. This past year has been unlike any other in how we think about and approach our work. And while things will eventually return to a 'new normal', our advice [...]

By |2021-08-12T16:44:37-06:00May 19th, 2021|HR Advisory|0 Comments

The Challenges of Maintaining Employee Privacy During a Workplace Investigation

Regardless of your company culture, policies or procedures, odds are at some point; you’ll need to conduct a workplace investigation. By promptly and properly addressing an issue through a fair, organized and unbiased process, you’re likely to save your company time, money and hassle down the road. However, if the purpose of an investigation is [...]

By |2021-08-12T16:41:05-06:00May 5th, 2021|Privacy, Workplace Investigations|0 Comments
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