Advice in Hiring & Onboarding

July 3, 2019

The Curse of the Counter Offer

Advice for employers seeking to prevent the demise of their employment offers. Counteroffers are on the rise. We experienced this first hand: our firm matched exceptional...
April 8, 2019

The 5 Most Revealing Approaches to Reference Checks

Reference checks are an effective means of painting a more complete picture of a candidate you’re considering for a role. Not only do checks help you...
March 27, 2019

Legal Requirement to Keep Applicant Information

Our clients have asked how long their company needs to keep or store the Resumes, Interview Notes, Test Results and References of Applicants that were NOT...

Advice in Management & Leadership

October 20, 2020
security technology

Cybersecurity Tip: Ensure the right people are using the right security technology

In 2020, the reality is that companies are still incredibly vulnerable to cyber-security attacks, despite their best efforts to be as secure as possible.  In fact,...
October 13, 2020
Two-factor authentication

Cybersecurity Tip: Make two-factor authentication a mandatory security minimum for all staff

As a firm, we’ve always done our due diligence to remain as cyber secure as possible. But the reality is, there’s no such thing as 100%...
October 6, 2020
Beware of Using a VPN

Cybersecurity Tip: Beware of Using a VPN

71% of Canadian organizations have reported experiencing at least one cyber attack that impacted operations in some way. You’ve seen the headlines. Data breaches here, phishing...

Advice in HR Topics

September 11, 2020
Can an Employer Request Proof of a Negative COVID Test

HR Q&A: Can an Employer Request Proof of a Negative COVID Test?

The most common question we have been receiving from our clients and other employers across Canada, is ‘Can an employer request proof of a negative COVID...
March 16, 2020

Helpful resources to keep you informed during COVID-19

To help you navigate these unprecedented times, we’ve compiled a list of helpful resources to keep you up-to-date on what’s happening with COVID-19 in regions where...
March 2, 2020

Addressing a Suspected Mental Health Issue

In the past, most employers thought that mental health was a “personal and private matter”, and not in the purview of leaders to become involved in...

Advice in Professional Communication

February 5, 2019

Practical Guide to Effective Email Practices at Work

Email is your corporate image… Having policies on the topic is just as important as customer service policies. Email training could include: a review of what...
February 5, 2019
When to use email, when not to use email

When and When NOT To Use Email

EMAIL SERVES AS EVIDENCE Business people know that most things they put in writing can be relied on as proof of what happened. Email is often...
February 5, 2019

How To Master Your Work Emails

MAKE USE OF THE SUBJECT LINE A subject line is the first impression of an email. Make the most of it by summarizing the key point...

Advice in Interview Guides

February 28, 2020

Interview Guide – Logistics Professionals

The field of logistics and supply chain management is incorporated with the ebb and flow of the global economy. While managing risks and the weakened Canadian...
February 28, 2020

Interview Guide – Help Desk and Technical Support

Help Desk and Technical Support positions straddle a need for technical skills coupled with customer service skills. Whether supporting internal or external clients, being tech savvy...
February 28, 2020

Interview Guide – Legal Assistants and Clerks

The legal profession is vast, and this set of interview questions could not cover all areas of law.  It covers the fields we work with most...