3 Key Steps for your Employee Retention program

Every business knows retaining its employees is important. Yet, there isn’t any blueprint about how to do it. If you too are in the same league and struggling with employee retention, we have three key steps to help you get started: Identify employees to engage with: Identify your top performers of the previous year or [...]

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3 Key Reasons Behind Employee Terminations

Employee termination is almost always undesired for both the employer and the employee. Unlike what some may think, employers don’t fire anybody for “just because”; instead, they have fair and specific reasons behind their actions. Let’s have a look at three key factors responsible for employee terminations. Inability to perform: You can be terminated because [...]

3 Key Qualities of a Good Leader

Do you know that 50% of leaders don’t actually listen to their employees? As a business owner, you might have exceptional intelligence and analytical skills but this drawback can simply ruin your career and reputation. If you belong to this group of non-listeners, you can try out these simple yet efficient ways to become a better [...]

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3 C’s of employee recruitment

Employees can make or break your business. No wonder it pays to hire the right talent. But what attributes to look for in your potential candidate? Here are the 3 C’s that can help you zero-in on the ideal job aspirants during your recruitment drive: Competence: This is the most important factor to consider during [...]

Cannabis in the Workplace Part 3: 3 Secrets to Successfully Implement a Cannabis Policy in Your Workplace

High-performing organizations deal with tough issues and stay on top of current laws and industry trends.  Currently, in Canada, the legalization of cannabis is one such trend that Workplaces, Condo Associations, Schools, and Municipalities need to have a handle on.  While it is important to have policies and procedures in place to deal with difficult [...]

Cannabis in the Workplace Part 2: 3 Tips Regarding Cannabis Policies in the Workplace

In today’s competitive and global marketplace, high-performance organizations need to stay on top of current laws and industry trends.  The legalization of cannabis in Canada is a hot topic that has many Workplaces and other entities such as Condo Associations, Schools, and Municipalities scrambling to adhere to federal, provincial, and municipal legislation.  With workloads, stress [...]

Cannabis in the Workplace Part 1: Understanding Cannabis and Canadian Cannabis Legislation from an HR Perspective

On October 17, 2018, non-medical cannabis became legal across Canada (Bill C-45 Cannabis Act and Bill C-46 amended Criminal Code); including in Alberta (Bill 26 – An Act to Control and Regulate Cannabis and Bill 29 – An Act to Reduce Cannabis and Alcohol Impaired Driving). The minimum age to use, buy, possess and cultivate [...]

7 Must-Have Indicators in Your Employee Performance Measurement System

Once an annual occurrence, performance measurement has now become a continual process for employers to measure an employee’s progress toward attaining company goals and their understanding about them. In this post, we talk about 7 performance-related indicators that you should incorporate while developing your measurement system: Quality: Quality of work done can be quantified by [...]

6 Steps to Build a Candidate Pool to Make Recruitment Easier

Hiring the right candidates, especially at a short notice, could be a nightmare and involve a lot of stress. But you can make the entire process seamless if you create a candidate pool in advance, from which you can call a select few for the interview, as and when a vacancy arises. This way, you can [...]

6 Steps To Build a Candidate Pool To Make Recruitment Easier

Hiring the right candidates, especially at a short notice, could be a nightmare and involve a lot of stress. But you can make the entire process seamless if you create a candidate pool in advance, from which you can call a select few for the interview, as and when a vacancy arises. This way, you can [...]