5 Ways Performance Reviews Can Help Your Business

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 employees at every level of your organization will help you recognize their value, clarify [...]

By |April 3rd, 2021|Categories: HR|

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 a business successful. Keep reading if you’re curious about what breeds successful talent management and [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: HR|

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 Impossible Task A business owner or leader can’t be a human resources manager simultaneously, and [...]

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: HR|

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 probationary period to have the opportunity to determine if the people you hire are suitable [...]

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: HR|

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 the Alberta Employment Standards Code (ESC) and Labour Relations Code (LRC). Although some may dismiss it [...]

By |March 15th, 2021|Categories: HR|

4 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company

The employment landscape has changed significantly over the past decade and continues to shift. With this and alternative career paths like freelancing and the gig economy, the employer-employee relationship is constantly evolving. There tends to be less of a focus on employees' time, energy, and loyalty which has caused employees to leave companies after just a few years and search for greener pastures. Many employees are sick of the [...]

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: HR|

The Undeniable Power Of Employee Engagement—And Why You Need It

Every successful business understands that the road to growth lies in the people behind operations. In today’s fast-paced world, more and more employees look for fulfillment and satisfaction in their respective careers. In other words, people are more likely to stay in healthy work environments. For these reasons, employee engagement has now become a vital indicator of business success. Employees need more experience, going beyond sitting behind a desk [...]

By |March 4th, 2021|Categories: HR|

3 HR Strategies Your Company May Have Overlooked – Our Guide

Human resources in most industries have long since changed from solely handling onboarding paperwork and developing organizational policies. In 2020, many companies around the world had to abruptly implement changes in the way they run their operations. There are many new local and federal employment regulations as well as best practices surrounding remote work,  on diversity and inclusion, and psychological safety, amongst others. In fact, HR's role has also been affected [...]

By |February 19th, 2021|Categories: HR|

5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Anonymous Whistleblower Line

No matter what type of business or industry you are in, you are guaranteed to encounter harassment, misconduct, or ethical concerns in the workplace. The role of human resources is crucial in making sure that the people responsible for these situations are held accountable! There is a need to have a formal process for employees to report any company violations or complaints so that the company can take appropriate [...]

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: HR Hotline|

Here’s Why a Defendable PES Is Important for Your Company

If you’re an employer, you are responsible for the safety of your employees. Besides ensuring you have a safe workplace and your employees have everything they need to get their tasks done safely, you should also think about their physical fitness. Here in Canada, a growing number of employers are considering Physical Employment Standards (PES). Physical Employment Standards (PES) Over the years, PES assessments are used for various occupations in [...]

By |February 12th, 2021|Categories: HR|



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