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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|

Why Your Company Should Prioritize Succession Planning

The current workforce landscape is a bit of a managerial challenge for most companies. If you belong to an organization with an uneven labour force, then maybe you can relate. Uneven labour force means that there might be too many people in managerial positions with relatively few people to train, or it could mean having too many new people to train but with ready-to-retire managers. This situation can cause [...]

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

How to Keep Your Top Talent During Mergers and Acquisitions

Any significant organizational change can affect your talent retention, especially during big movements like mergers and acquisitions. Expect turbulent times and many questions, especially from concerned employees who will naturally want to know how such a move will affect their role, status, and overall security within the company. Ultimately, successfully pulling off a merger or an acquisition comes down to helping your organization embrace change which should include formulating and [...]

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

Top Reasons Why Employees Choose to Quit Their Jobs

No matter what industry you're in or where you are in the world, employee turnover is a going concern for companies and organizations alike. Whenever an employee decides to leave, the entire organization and the team get affected. Gallup recently conducted a study where they discovered that for an individual employee to be replaced, the business will end up spending anywhere from half to double their annual salary. Let's [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: HR|

How to Properly Deal With Employee Performance Issues

Business success happens due to a variety of factors—you may have reached your quotas, you’ve managed to sign a deal with a huge client, or you’ve adopted automation for better and more profitable practices. All of these boil down to one crucial fact—they’re all thanks to the people involved. In other words, your company is only as good as the people you employ, regardless of business nature. Unfortunately, this [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: HR|

Why Companies Should Invest in Human Resources Specialists

People are a company's greatest resource. Businesses must invest in their employees and provide them with what they need to grow. If they do, people will be more likely to hit business goals, be fulfilled in work, and offer suggestions to bring the company innovations. The HR or human resources department is well-placed to provide employees with opportunities to develop their skills and bring new things to the table. The Role [...]

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: HR|

How to Conduct an HR Skills Gap Analysis – Our Guide

A business will not thrive, let alone survive, without a great product. However, it pays to remember that other crucial elements impact an organization’s success. Human resources need to be top of mind for leaders, as it is the people of an organization that makes it thrive. Companies need to attract and take care of their employees as they are the lifeblood of the company. They make it possible for [...]

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: HR|

4 Strategies to Combat Employee Turnover in Your Workplace

Employees come and go. Businesses experience and struggle with employee turnover at some point. This is an inevitable reality that firms and organizations must face. On top of that, it’s worth noting that the retention crisis will only get worse in the future. This is because the competition for talent is becoming increasingly fiercer. Moreover, millennials—also often dubbed as the job-hopping generation—are comprising a larger part of the workforce. [...]

By |December 4th, 2020|Categories: HR|

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