4 Tips for Giving Constructive Criticism to Your Employees

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As a manager, you need to be comfortable giving and receiving feedback on a regular basis. This includes being honest and constructive with employees who may fall short of your performance expectations. You want to enhance results and morale – not hurt anyone’s feelings, damage self-esteem or shut down motivation. Use these tips to make… Read more »

Understanding Absence Management Programs (and How They Can Help You)

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An effective absence management program is a plus for your company as you strive to keep costs under control and improve your financial bottom line. As reported by the Integrated Benefits Institute, 75 percent of CFOs indicated that absenteeism had the same business impact, including costs, as their employee health plans. The primary reason that… Read more »

Ontario Partners with Northern Colleges: How Will this Help Employment Long Term?

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Investment in education to strengthen employment opportunities in Ontario is part of the provincial government’s four-pronged plan for economic improvement. Ontario’s investment in the Northern Colleges Collaborative Programming Project will help the province’s six northern colleges to work together to expand access to in-demand programs and improve student access to education. Ontario’s economic development strategy… Read more »

6 Ways to Avoid Interviewing Burnout

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When you are looking for a new job, sending one resume after another, carefully crafting cover letters for each opportunity, repeating your job history and goals to multiple hiring managers can get tiresome.  Here are a few strategies that can help you find a job without losing your mind. Take Time to Recharge A job… Read more »