Human Resources

What to Do When a Key Employee Goes On Leave

Vacations, maternity leave and illnesses can leave you short-staffed. The best way to keep going

5 Ways to Make Reference Checks Worth Your While


Don't waste your time listening to empty praise. How to make the most of reference checks

5 Ways to Make New Hires Feel Part of the Team

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A fresh recruit needs the right environment and tools to bed in. Here’s what you can do to help

The Real Reason You Can’t Find Good Managers

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3 Key Charts: where managers come from, millennial do-gooding and the geography of mergers and acquisitions

Will a Buyer Actually Want Your Employees?


7 ways to improve the quality of your staff and make your business more attractive to acquirers

Piercing the Corporate Dress Code

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Why employers shouldn't let employee tattoos and body rings get under their skin

How the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Could Affect Your Business

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The consequences the new provincial scheme could have on your business

The Best Way to Stop Your Staff from Quitting

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Making this simple change will help you hire better and keep your employees for longer

The 7 Most Popular Ways to Regain Concentration

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3 Key Charts: common tricks to reset your focus, the west has a labour problem, and where the super-rich live

Is Your Wellness Program Going to Waste?

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These three factors determine whether or not your employees use the services you put in place

How to Confront Workplace Bullying

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Nearly half of Canadians say they've been bullied at work. How to tackle the problem.

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