Five Strategies to Optimize Your Application for Remote Roles

According to research from Statistics Canada, as of January 2021, 32% of Canadian employees worked most of their hours from home – that's compared to just 4% in 2016! The same research also showed that 80% of new remote workers wanted to work at least half of their hours from home once the pandemic is over. So, while [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:45:04-07:00December 15th, 2021|Career Transition, Executive Search|0 Comments

Our Top Tips for Getting into the Holiday Spirit in Remote Workplaces

Whether your business is permanently or temporarily remote, one of the biggest challenges teams face is maintaining connection and company culture when most of your communicating is done on a screen. While there are plenty of advantages to remote work, building rapport amongst teams will be one of the primary challenges businesses face as we [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:47:37-07:00December 2nd, 2021|Creative, Free Resources, HR Consulting|0 Comments

Workplace Investigations: What Comes Next

The decision to initiate a workplace investigation and establishing the process through which it will be conducted is critical to maintaining a safe, healthy and productive workplace. However, after you've done the difficult work of carrying out an investigation, communicating the findings with all affected parties and deciding what corrective steps will be taken is [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:49:31-07:00November 17th, 2021|Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

Top Strategies for Employee Retention in 2022

Once upon a time, it was not uncommon to stay in the same job, with the same employer, for your entire working career. However, thanks in no small part to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, today's workforce trends have shifted significantly. Perhaps no other singular event in recent history has had a more profound [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:48:51-07:00November 4th, 2021|HR Consulting, Leadership Development|0 Comments

Can You Require Employees to Show Proof of Vaccination?

As the Alberta healthcare system struggles under the weight of the fourth wave, the question of whether to introduce vaccine mandates in the workplace is more pressing than ever. By now, the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines are well-documented, and with the Government of Alberta’s introduction of digital proof of vaccination, it is [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:46:06-07:00October 20th, 2021|Information Management, Privacy|0 Comments

4 Ways Professional Coaching Can Help Your Team Navigate Rapid Change

As we approach almost two years of life in a global pandemic, many employees and managers are likely feeling the impacts of burnout. Between difficult and rapid decision-making, constantly being asked to adapt to new ways of working, or needing to find solutions to a wide range of operational issues, for most of us, the [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:45:33-07:00October 6th, 2021|Coaching|0 Comments

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
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