Trust is the foundation of a great company. As leaders we must instill trust to better attract, develop, and retain talent.
Focusing on HR, capturing stories and developing new skills
Focusing on HR, capturing stories and developing new skills
Regularly conducting a Human Resources audit of current practices will ensure that you continue to keep your HR healthy! Learn the how to’s and next steps.
High performing virtual teams are productive, accountable, collaborative and engaged. Learn what to ask to assess if your team is high performing.
2020 was a year of many twists and turns. Here are the 20 things I learned in 2020 – a year unlike any other and a year filled with many…
With the rise in virtual teams comes the necessity to find innovative and effective ways to encourage collaboration.
In this article, we will explore three tips on successfully onboarding your fully remote team members during their first week.
With COVID-19, many businesses are rising to the challenge of leading a virtual workforce. Learn how to give performance feedback to your virtual teams.
With many businesses shifting to a virtual workforce, learn 4 tips on making the transition from in-person to virtual training.
Learn how to introduce virtual icebreakers and energizers for your remote teams to promote engagement, energy, collaboration and team building.
“Touchdown Tuesday: Coaching and Leading Our Teams in Sports and Workplaces”, a video series where we discuss what separates a good from great leader.
Learn about the Work-Sharing program and the new temporary special measures to help employers impacted directly or indirectly by COVID-19.
Learn 6 tips to best communicate with your virtual team and choose the right communication method to communicate clearly, concisely and consistently.
The face of business is changing. Learn some strategies to help you shift to a virtual team environment and maximize your virtual meetings.
In Part 3 of this three-part series, we will walk you through the six main steps to develop a robust succession plan within your organizations.
In Part 2 of a three-part series, we will discuss the why including the importance and benefits of investing in succession planning.
In this Part 1 of a three-part series, we will explain and define succession planning as a proactive approach to planning your talent pipeline.
Networking can have a positive impact on our personal and professional lives. Here are 5 lessons learned from a networking event.
Learn about the changes made to employment legislation, both provincially and federally, including the Employment Standards Act BC and Canada Labour Code.
Successful mergers and acquisitions (M&As) begin with employees. Learn how to successfully lead and transition your people through a merger and acquisition.
Learn what change management principles were applied to successfully launch an initiative in our community – a new networking group.
There are significant costs associated with turnover, whether voluntary or involuntary. Learn how to calculate turnover and better understand the costs.
Sport offers so many important life lessons that can be applied to a winning workplace. Here are 10 lessons I learned from the soccer pitch.
We know that training is important but how do we ensure that it is effective? Learn about the importance of a needs assessment and what questions to ask.
Leaders play an integral role in shaping the workplace culture. Learn how leaders can model behaviour of balance, rest, play and recovery.
Increase your return on learning investment. Learn what you can implement today to help maximize the retention of your workplace training.
Goal-setting is an important contributor of overall performance and achievement. Leaders and team members are responsibile for the development and execution of goals. Learn how to engage in goal-setting successfully.
Looking back on my personal and professional journey, here are some of my key life lessons and practical insights on how I have chosen to approach my day-to-day – both…
Is my worker an independent contractor or an employee? Learn the factors and tests to consider to help you correctly characterize the relationship.
On November 1, 2018 the new Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) regulations come into effect. Learn how to get prepared.
On October 17, 2018 the recreational use of cannabis becomes legal across Canada. Here are helpful tips for employers to prepare for the upcoming changes.
Employees who feel valued and appreciated are more productive, loyal and happier. Here are 10 simple ways to show your appreciation to your employees.
There are many avenues for employers to enhance employee benefits, one of which includes Group RRSPs. Set yourself apart with a comprehensive Group RRSP.
To encourage brainstorming and creative discussions, introduce these 8 ideation icebreakers into your next training session or meeting.
Job descriptions need to accurately capture the knowledge, skills, abilities and key responsibilities required for each respective role. Learn the how to’s.
Exit interviews help shed light into strengths and issues within your organization. Learn best practices to gain the most value out of your exit interviews.
Trust is crucial in the workplace. It affects everyone, every business decision and ultimately every outcome. Learn about how to build workplace trust.
Ground rules help keep the training on track and maintain a safe and respectful environment for learning. Learn some best practices and examples.
Organizing train the trainer workshops helps your trainers better develop, plan and deliver successful training sessions resulting in better learner outcomes.
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace matters. Here are some best practices that demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.
Rolling out an employee engagement survey is not easy. We will review six common employee engagement pitfalls to avoid.
In Part 3 we will focus on onboarding best practices for your new hire’s first month and year on the job.
Learn about the four key principles to transform your business data and information into visual representations through infographics.
The ten important life lessons I learned on a volunteer trip abroad to Tanzania. It’s often the profound events in our life that pushes us to take our first step…
Establishing a culture around feedback and building robust performance management processes in alignment with your strategy, will help your business promote, improve and measure employee effectiveness and overall performance.
There is an old adage that states if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. Leaders play a pivotal role in shaping motivation and…
To demonstrate effective facilitation skills, I deploy the following techniques at each phase of facilitation from pre-training to during training to post-training.
What better way to kick off the beginning of a new year than with a renewed focus on your people. A successful business is dependent on the effectiveness of your…