Professional Advice For Employers

Professional Advice For Employers

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Advice in Hiring & Onboarding

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...
March 12, 2019

10 Tips for Effective Candidate Screening and Validation

Resource for Managers to collect the evidence they need to hire right Interviewing prospective candidates is always the baseline for hiring – but is it enough? We’ve...

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

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...
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...

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...