Improving Employee Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace

An organization’s success is a combination of vision, leadership, and its team. Employees are the driving force behind idea generation and transforming that idea into reality. Without its employees, an organization cannot function, be productive or profitable.   The COVID-19 pandemic has made business leaders realize the importance of employee health and wellbeing and its… Read More »

Pay Transparency: The Benefits and Challenges

Conversations about compensation has always been a topic that was considered taboo as employers hide this information behind privacy reasons, and employees are simply afraid to discuss with others. However, people are starting to do more research online to see what others in their positions and with their experience levels are being paid. And with… Read More »

The Future of Recruitment: AI Recruiting

Comparing recruitment processes of today to what they were 50 years ago, some may argue that very little has changed, while the world around us is almost unrecognizable to what it was.  Recruitment has always been a long and tedious process that requires lots of time and effort, and even when you think you found… Read More »

Reliability of Professional References

When it comes to hiring, businesses large or small, and no matter what the industry they are in, there’s one step that everyone considers for when making a decision on a candidate.   We’re of course talking about the professional reference being part of the recruitment and hiring process.   From the early days of getting a… Read More »

Employee Retention Strategies

Today, people are constantly looking for the next “best thing” as a way of finding stability and security given the economic conditions of the market.  This includes employees who are looking for new job opportunities that give them more pay, better benefits, and opportunities to grow into leadership roles.  As a result, employers must get… Read More »

Questions Employers should not ask during interviews

Happy New Year!  As we begin to make plans at the start of a new year, hiring is always at the top of mind of many businesses.  With every hire, companies go through a lengthy and costly process to identify a suitable candidate for their team.  Sometimes, interviewers must ask many different questions to gather… Read More »

New Legislation in Ontario – The Working For Workers (continued…)

Over the past few weeks, there have been lots of activity surrounding workplace laws with new legislation, under Ontario’s Bill 79, receiving royal assent and proposed legislation being introduced by the Ontario government to expand on the Working for Workers Act that have been introduced over the pass couple of years to protect and support… Read More »

Managing a Team Through Layoffs

In today’s economic conditions, organizations are often faced with difficult decisions and sometimes that includes downsizing their workforce.  It is crucial for business leaders and managers to lead your teams through this process with empathy and professionalism because those who are laid off as a result will be going through a difficult time.  And it’s… Read More »

Canada is losing Talent to Remote Opportunities Globally

With the world making a major shift to remote work since 2020, some businesses have slowly began reverting back to in-person work this year, while many are pushing forward with the newfound love for remote work and the advantages that it has brought to their businesses.  One such advantage is capitalizing on talent and skills… Read More »

Mental Health in the Workplace

In the dynamic landscape of Canada’s workforce, employers are facing significant challenges in attracting and retaining skilled talent. It is more important now more than ever before for employers to attract talent by prioritizing the mental well-being of their workforce. The shift in focus is driven by research that shows employees are most productive when… Read More »