Help! My Team Is Unhappy!

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When your employees are happy, they are productive. When they are unhappy, they are less productive, less efficient and less likely to work well together. If your team seems unhappy, it’s important to act quickly to uncover the reasons why and address them immediately. They Feel Underappreciated People want to feel as though the effort… Read more »

5 Factory Training Tips to Help Your Company Take Off

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In manufacturing, time is money. The more efficient your employees, the more accurate and productive they will be. If you are growing your company, focus on effective and ongoing training to help your business take off. Have A Plan Effective training is not reactive or ad hoc. It is proactive and requires strategic planning. You… Read more »

You Should Be Coaching Your Team

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As a leader, it’s important to also be a coach. Coaching your employees through both struggles and successes helps them to become better employees. Through coaching, they learn what types of behaviours to repeat and what types of behaviours to avoid, and they learn to be more self-sufficient and overcome challenges on their own.  Coaching… Read more »

6 Ways You Can Recognize An Employee’s Efforts

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Employee recognition is important in any industry, but it is especially important in a field as demanding and stressful as healthcare. Recognizing employees boosts morale, improves engagement, and helps staff know that they are valued. Here are some tips you can use for effective employee recognition. 1. Regularly Give Immediate Positive Feedback It’s easy to… Read more »

How To Improve Communication On Your Team

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In the healthcare industry, good communication can literally be a matter of life or death. It’s not always that dramatic, but the fact is, miscommunication can lead to serious issues for patients, can increase patient dissatisfaction, and can even lead to financial losses for the facility. Vast improvements won’t happen with the snap of your fingers, but there are… Read more »

Employer Risks For Medical Marijuana In The Workplace

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Navigating Canada’s medical marijuana rules can be a challenge for many employers. No matter how you may feel about its use personally, your employees do have rights under the law when it comes to receiving medical treatment. Here are some of the biggest risks facing employers today.  Following The Duty To Accommodate   Canadians can be prescribed medical marijuana for… Read more »

Here Are The Trends For Women In Tech

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Recently, Forbes talked to several women in tech about trends they see coming down the pike. These leaders expect to see people and industries using technology in more powerful ways in the coming years. These trends say tech leaders will lead to even more demand for skilled tech pros. Here are some of the trends… Read more »

Having Difficulty Filling Tech Roles? Use A Recruiting Firm

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It’s no secret that the battle for tech talent is fierce. Most companies are nowhere near where they want or need to be in terms of technology utilization. One of the biggest reasons for that disparity is difficulty finding tech talent. The good news? There are solutions. If you struggle to fill tech roles, a… Read more »

Don’t Overlook Recent Grads For Open Jobs

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It is easy to understand why employers want to hire candidates with at least some professional experience, but in a tight job market, savvy employers are reframing their approach. When good candidates are hard to find, it could pay dividends to relax your experience requirements and focus on hiring enthusiastic, trainable recent graduates for open… Read more »

Have You Been Experiencing High Worker Turnover At Your Warehouse?

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Is your warehouse a revolving door of employees? High turnover has a real impact on an organization. It can cost one to four times an employee’s salary to replace them, productivity takes a hit and churn can have a serious impact on morale. Retaining warehouse workers requires putting in the work to create a safe… Read more »