How to Diagnose – and Correct – a Retention Issue

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The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) has estimated that it costs $3,500 to replace a single employee who earns just $10.25 an hour. Multiply that by the 27 percent of employed adults currently seeking jobs outside their companies and the true cost of employee attrition becomes startlingly real. You need a robust retention strategy… Read more »

How to Master a Challenge (and Turn it Into Your Strength)

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Every career will be filled with unique challenges. Everything from a fruitful job search to becoming an expert in your field’s latest technology or maintaining certifications is all part of a typical worker’s life. Successfully mastering these challenges on a regular basis remains one of the hallmarks of a great career. Are you interested in… Read more »

How to Stay Motivated During a Long Job Search

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Looking for a job is hard work. It’s even harder when you’ve dealt with rejection or radio silence after sending in applications. The good news is: You can renew your motivation with a few simple changes to your search approach. The key is to remember that it’s not just about the job. It’s about you… Read more »

Ontario’s New Employment Standards: What Do They Mean for Your Company?

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The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act received royal assent in November, amending five Ontario labour statutes including the Employment Standards Act, the Labour Relations Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Many of the act’s provisions take effect this year. As an employer, what do you need to know about this new… Read more »