It has been nearly one year since the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect, which immediately impacted many workplaces across Canada. While these effects were primarily felt in federally-regulated sectors, many observers in the human resource field speculated that the changes would eventually impact all workplaces.
If, as claimed this time … Read More »
We’ve all heard it, and perhaps even said it, “I wish there were more hours in the day.” Eight hours (or more) to work, eight more (ideally) to sleep, throw in some coming and going, and time becomes a precious commodity. Alas, right there in the middle of the day sits a perfectly good chunk … Read More »
When looking to boost productivity or gain a competitive advantage, businesses tend to place an emphasis on hiring practices. This makes sense, companies know full well that they are only as efficient as their staff. But once that talent is in place, how can their full potential be realized? Smart businesses will not overlook the … Read More »
Optimizing Well Being in the Workplace
It goes without saying that any company is only as good as its employees, and employees are only as good as they feel. Research has proven what is intuitively apparent, that a happy and comfortable employee is a productive employee. Some while back, we shared a general overview of various ways … Read More »
Many job seekers are drawn to work for an SMB (small to medium sized business) over working for large corporations or other similarly large organizations. SMBs, which are generally identified as having less than one hundred employees, comprise 98% of the over 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2015). In contrast to the … Read More »