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

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...

Advice in HR Topics

July 8, 2019

A Practical Guide to Dress Code Etiquette

Dressing for Professional Success How employees dress for work is among our clients’ hot topics. Rarely is the discussion about work attire being too formal, it’s...
June 25, 2019

Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Employers across Canada have the requirement to take steps to be inclusive, considerate and accommodating to those who identify as transgender or non-binary. Important tips and...
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...

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...