Just Because You Can Do It All, Doesn’t Mean You Should

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Even with a million dollars, Ashley isn’t sure if she would’ve changed anything about her journey. That in and of itself is a testament to the impact of these Entrepreneur Stories. Each person learns and grows so much through their own experiences, it’s so valuable to learn and grow again together here.  Ashley is the […]

3 SMB Questions for Determining Increased Employee Turnover

Many small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) can face high employee turnover if they struggle to keep workers happy in providing benefits, adjusting workload, and meeting other human resource needs.  As an SMB owner, you may be worried about this reality since losing valuable team members can affect your overall performance, reputation among customers, and your bottom line.  […]

3 Ways HR is Integral to Successful Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are often made out to be prosperous marriages that would bring all parties involved more success, but the truth is much more complicated than that. Many M&As use a process that often leaves both sides feeling dissatisfied, leading to a less than successful agreement. Without a change to this process, a company’s […]

7 Discouraging Qualities to Avoid in Performance Evaluations

Staff and management both benefit from a performance evaluation. Employees are able to improve the way they do their work and are complimented for their contributions. Along with that, management gets to be more involved with monitoring and helping their workers progress. However, there are some cases when a performance evaluation can come off as […]

5 Ways Performance Reviews Can Help Your Business

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The continued success of any business centers largely on its employees. They are the cornerstones of your company, so you should be able to manage them effectively. One of the best ways to manage employees is to make sure they are meeting all the expectations you have set for their position. Regular performance reviews for all […]

A Simple Guide to Integrating Successful Talent Management

The Human Resources Department of an organization is the core of every business. They recruit and screen the most exemplary employees from the available workforce. They also work to engage and retain those people and mediate any conflicts that may arise. You may have heard the term talent management often used when discussing the skills that make […]

How Outsourcing HR Services Can Help Your Business

Running a business isn’t just about doing the work; it’s about managing people, too. No company is made successful by just one person’s work—you require employees to get the job done. Besides running your business, managing your employees is also an essential aspect of ensuring that your company operates smoothly. Business Owner and HR Manager—An […]

The Basics of Your Employee’s Probationary Period: A Guide

Your employees are your most important assets, which is why you have to be wise when choosing who to hire. Failing to do so can lead you to employ someone who does not fit your company which can lead to tangible and intangible repercussions. Aside from implementing a systematic recruitment process, you can have a […]

Bill 32 – What Does It Mean for Your Employment Standards?

After a lengthened deliberation and constant panel discussions, Bill 32 (also known as the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act) was given royal assent in Alberta on July 29, 2020. In an effort to uphold order and balance through just working practices and labour standards, Bill 32 seeks to fulfill its main purpose of amending […]