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Driving Engagement and Commitment Within Your Organization
19 Mar
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Driving Engagement and Commitment Within Your Organization

by Devan Graham in Employee Engagement , HR Trends , Leadership 0 comments

Since the beginning of this year, we have been fortunate enough to travel within North America to conduct training seminars and presentations for various industries. The common theme of interest we have found is that organizations want to find ways to strengthen the leadership within their organization and increase the commitment and engagement levels of…

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Parental Leave: Tips for a Smooth Transition
19 Dec
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Parental Leave: Tips for a Smooth Transition

by Jaysa Toet in HR Trends , Leadership 0 comments

A member on your team lets you know the happy news that there will be a new addition to their family. There’s excitement, happiness, and congratulations! Shortly after, worry may set in for you as a leader because you’re immediately thinking about what you will do to fill the gap while they are gone. Many…

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Tips for Self-Care from a Recovering Workaholic – Part 2
14 Nov
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Tips for Self-Care from a Recovering Workaholic – Part 2

by Jaysa Toet in HR Trends , Uncategorized 0 comments

Year end is coming and with the increased pressures of deadlines, holidays and other events it can make for some hectic weeks. Here are more tips that I’ve gathered along the way to help keep your sanity when life is busy: Self-Care at Work We are inundated by so many things that a little self-care…

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Ageism is Dumb…Cut It Out Already
30 Oct
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Ageism is Dumb…Cut It Out Already

by Cheryl Krestanowich in HR Trends , Recruitment 0 comments

I’ve written roughly a dozen drafts of this blog over the last few months trying to strike the right balance between tone and message, and I keep failing to get it right.  So, I’m going to aim for blunt honesty and hope for the best. Here goes…. No, I won’t screen out candidates based on…

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Totally Motivated
19 Oct
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Totally Motivated

by Devan Graham in HR Trends 0 comments

Last year I played volleyball on Sundays in an adult co-ed league. In our playoff game, we had won the first set and were leading in the second.  Then one of our girls got hit with the ball in an awkward spot, on the side of her face and neck.  Her neck stiffened up and…

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Tips for Self-Care from a Recovering Workaholic – Part 1
16 Oct
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Tips for Self-Care from a Recovering Workaholic – Part 1

by Jaysa Toet in HR Trends , Uncategorized 0 comments

Fall is a busy time following vacations and the comfortable routine of steady summer months. For our team, the fall is always busy and the same is true for many of our clients. For myself, I always approach fall excited but quickly end up in a spiral of crazy between work, board commitments, family commitments,…

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It’s Not That I Don’t Like You (and Other Myths About Your Job Search)
18 Sep
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It’s Not That I Don’t Like You (and Other Myths About Your Job Search)

by Cheryl Krestanowich in HR Trends , Recruitment 0 comments

I’ve done a lot of recruiting in my career. Because of that, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with countless candidates about their job-search experiences; the highs, the lows and some common misconceptions about what companies are/aren’t looking for in an employee. It can be frustrating to look for work, particularly when not every “recruiter”…

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Culture Shock
13 Sep
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Culture Shock

by Cara Joseph in Employee Engagement , HR Trends 0 comments

Culture shock is defined as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone who is suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes.” This term is commonly experienced and associated with travelers going abroad, however, my experience didn’t take place numerous kilometers away in a foreign country. Mine happened from relocating…

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Shifting a Negative Workplace Culture
07 Sep
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Shifting a Negative Workplace Culture

by Jaysa Toet in Employee Engagement , HR Trends , Leadership 0 comments

..Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives. Work life might not actually be a soap opera, but in some environments, it can feel like it. We have seen our fair share of messy situations in our client’s cultures – politics, drama, or poor communication resulting in situations that take up…

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How to Draft a Meaningful Employee Handbook
30 Aug
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How to Draft a Meaningful Employee Handbook

by Devan Graham in HR Trends 0 comments

Every year as summer comes to an end, we start getting call from clients about wanting to write and implement a Handbook.  It’s like clockwork.  Something about that back to school feeling gets people in the mood for…policies?  Maybe not, but it does get us thinking about executing on projects and getting things done that…

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