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February 3, 2019

How To Deal With Employee Engagement Issues

When you are onboarding a new employee, you may notice that they are disengaged at the start – and this can happen for many different reasons....
February 3, 2019

Tips to Successfully Onboard a Temporary Employee

Ninety percent of companies rely on staffing firms to fill temporary positions with skilled resources. To maximize their impact and their fit with your culture, effective...
February 3, 2019

Creating a Letter of Offer

Every employment relationship is governed by an employment contract, whether written or unwritten. Letters of Offer identify employer and employee obligations and rights; as such, they’re...
January 27, 2019

Making Your Workplace Ready for Cannabis Legalization

Steps to Update Your Employer Policies Update your workplace policy Update your Code of Conduct, especially if you already refer to alcohol and prescription drug use...
January 27, 2019

Drug Testing In The Workplace

Many employers jump to the conclusion that drug testing is the solution. While this is common place in the United States, very few employers in Canada...
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...
January 27, 2019

What To Do When an Employee Says A Coworker Has Been Harassing Them

Out of the blue, one of your employees comes into your office and tells you that a co-worker has been harassing them. You’re surprised because you...
November 3, 2018

What You Need To Know About Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use is not new. Since 2001, it’s been legal for medicinal purposes. What is new is that in August 2016, Health Canada put in...