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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Bill 66 and What It Means for Workers in Ontario

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New provincial legislation has been put in place that will have an impact on Ontario’s workforce. Bill 66, also known as the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, was introduced in December 2018 and passed at Queen’s Park on April 2, 2019. Here’s what employers and employees need to know. The Province says the goal of Bill… Read more »

EPC Joins Others In Celebrating Arts And Culture

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Picture a performer as she hangs in the air by her foot, which is wrapped skilfully around a silk. Another woman makes it look easy as she poses upside down on a metal ring suspended in the air.  Combine that with stilt walkers wearing steampunk-inspired attire, live music; don’t forget the finger-lickin’ good barbecue and… Read more »

An Entrepreneur’s Story: Turning A Passion For Travel Into A Career

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There isn’t a cure for the travel bug, but the disease isn’t one that Shari Harper plans to cure anytime soon. In fact, the more she gets the opportunity to travel, the better because the feeling of going somewhere new brings about a rejuvenating feeling. For Harper, there’s nothing quite like chowing down on exotic… Read more »

The Legalization of Cannabis and Its Potential Impact on The Workplace

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Canada’s lawmakers have made a historic decision to legalize the use of cannabis. Canadians have been allowed to use the drug medicinally since 2001, but they will soon be able to consume it recreationally. Bill C-45, better known as the Cannabis Act, was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, and is set… Read more »