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

September 5, 2019

Managing Time Off for Religious Holidays

In this 5 minute video, we’ve highlighted ways that private sector employers can accommodate requests for religious holidays.
January 27, 2019

How to Handle Workplace Harassment

Workplace harassment can spiral into legal claims, lost time, reduced productivity and poor morale. In worst case scenarios, it can escalate into violent conduct. Senior management...
January 27, 2019

Handling Personality Conflicts at Work

Below are some practical steps on how to deal with personality conflicts at work. Meet with each party and discuss their role in the perceived or...

Advice in HR Topics

January 16, 2020

Mental Health in the Workplace

Over the last 30 years, one of the most important changes we’ve seen transpire for workplaces across Canada is the experience of mental health – from...
January 14, 2020

Managing a Flexible Workforce

“Work is something you do, not someplace you travel to.” – Anonymous This concept is common place in today’s world of mobility and flexible work arrangements....
November 7, 2019

An Employers Guide to a Flexible Workforce

We’ll admit, it took our company a while to come around to the notion of “work from home”. We assumed that on-site work would far surpass...

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

December 19, 2019

Interview Guide – Administrative Support

Every organization relies on administrative and organizational talent — office professionals with superior communication skills, who can meet deadlines and keep priorities moving forward. Zero in...