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 »

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 »

Learn How to Obtain Your Forklift Operator Certification

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Forklift drivers move Canadian business – literally. Working in warehouses, distribution, construction and more, these professionals move large pallets of materials, products and heavy objects. They may be responsible for inventory and recordkeeping, as well. Forklift operators are in high demand across Ontario, but certification is required to land a job. Here is what you… Read more »

How to Answer, “What’s Your Greatest Strength” During a Job Interview

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In every job interview, you will likely be asked, “What is your greatest strength?” Because this is a common question, and one that seems innocuous, many candidates fail to prepare for it. However, take time to prepare an answer to this question because landing the job is all about showcasing your strengths against the needs… Read more »

Top Employment Law Concerns for Ontario Companies

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With 2018 well underway, changes in the landscape of Ontario employment law and policy have certainly given business owners and operators a lot to think about. However, with all these changes, it can be difficult, and potentially costly, to be unaware and abide. We understand how difficult it can be to operate a business which… Read more »

Recent College Graduate? Here’s How to Find a Job in Ontario

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There you are, with your freshly minted degree. Four (or more!) years of hard work and there you stand in your cap and gown, with the ink on your degree barely dry. The world is your oyster! Now it’s time to find that dream job, right? Not so fast! The Ontario economy has seen better… Read more »

Using Compassion to Manage People Better

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Many workplaces are run by managers who, having been raised by authoritarian parents and strict teachers, bring these tactics to their own leadership. Fear can be a powerful motivator – but it can also be a powerful drain on productivity, creativity, and motivation. What’s the solution? According to Stanford psychologist Emma Seppala, it’s in promoting… Read more »

4 Signs Your Internal HR Team Needs Some Outside Help

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Companies sometimes see outside staffing firms as unnecessary or a sign that their in-house HR department is not doing its job. However, an external agency should be viewed as a natural extension of your internal hiring team – not a threat or a competitor. In today’s economy, it’s likely that your internal HR pros are… Read more »

Does Your 2016 Staffing Plan Need Help?

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Are you ready to meet your company’s talent needs in 2016 and beyond? Take the last few weeks of the year to fine-tune your staffing plan so that it aligns with your organization’s overall operating plan. Your strategic staffing plan ensures success in: Recruitment: Your job is to attract the right talent to meet your… Read more »

3 Management Principles to End 2015 On

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A key set of principles is the foundation of the responsibilities facing every manager. Ingraining these concepts into your daily activities and corporate culture can go a long way toward successful management and business growth. Here are three management principles to consider as you begin the New Year: