Legal Issues To Consider In Your Hiring Process

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On the surface, hiring is a straightforward process. You post a job, evaluate candidates, conduct interviews, choose one, check their references, make the offer. In reality, the hiring process is filled with potential legal landmines. Canadian workers are protected from workplace discrimination starting with the hiring process. Failing to walk the line could open your… Read more »

How Can SMART Goals Help Your Business?

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SMART goals are a great way to improve business results in all areas of the organization including recruiting. Taking it one step further, setting SMART recruiting goals that align with your overarching organizational goals will not only improve the quality of your new hires, it will ensure that new employees are aligned with the company’s driving mission. Leverage these strategies… Read more »

What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Harassment

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The #MeToo era is all about taking victims seriously and developing zero-tolerance attitudes when it comes to harassment in the workplace. This is an extremely important movement for anyone who has ever felt victimized by someone in power, and it is leading to significant change. However, it has also shone a spotlight on false allegations… Read more »

6 Ways To Build Up Your Team

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Teamwork is essential for success in today’s collaborative work environment. However, great teamwork doesn’t just happen on its own. If you want your employees to work together like a well-oiled machine, it takes effort and leadership.   Here are six easy ways you can build up your team to promote a healthy and productive team culture.   Team-Building Exercises … Read more »

7 Reasons You’re Losing Your Best Workers in Health Care

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High turnover in a healthcare facility has a negative impact on patient outcomes and budgets. Keeping your best people happy, engaged and satisfied on the job means better care for patients and a more pleasant and cohesive working environment. If you are losing your best healthcare workers to turnover, it could be one or more… Read more »

Work With a Staffing Firm to Fill Healthcare Openings

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Finding top healthcare talent is a challenge for many reasons. It can take months to fill critical openings due to talent shortages, lack of hiring resources and changing priorities in management. However, partnering with a staffing firm helps eliminate common hiring challenges and provides access to top talent. A Staffing Firm Will Save Time Internal… Read more »

Help Your IT Team Achieve Work-Life Balance

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Burnout runs rampant in the tech field. IT jobs are extremely stressful; most tech teams are stretched to or beyond their limits, and tech pros regularly work over 40 hours a week. To keep an IT team engaged, motivated and healthy, it is important to foster work-life balance so they can manage stress and avoid the burnout… Read more »

Here’s How to Keep Your Tech Team Motivated

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In most organizations, the tech team is under constant stress. They are often the first people in and the last people out, they get called back into the office for emergencies, and they often spend evenings and weekends on call. That’s why frustration, boredom and burnout are so common in the industry. Unfortunately, most employees will… Read more »

Fight Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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In Canada, employers are responsible for providing an environment that is free of harassment, including sexual harassment. They are legally bound to respond to sexual harassment complaints and can be held liable if they fail to act. However, it is individuals – especially leaders and managers – who have a responsibility to help stop and… Read more »

Should I Play Music on the Speakers at Work?

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Plant, warehouse and distribution work requires focus, attention to detail and an eye for safety. Some managers believe this means work should be done in silence. However, engagement, morale and productivity can increase when people listen to music. Since wearing headphones can be dangerous in a labour environment, many leaders wonder if playing music over… Read more »