Why Invest in Leadership Training

When it comes to the impact of leadership training, John Maxwell, a world-renowned leadership expert, said it best: “The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops

School’s Back in Session: The Importance of Employee Training

You know that workplace training is important…but how important is it? Is it limited to onboarding, or should you have regular upskilling?  In this blog, we will talk about the importance of regular training and how it benefits your organization. Then we will outline some strategies to make the most of any training budget. Why

7 Key Factors To Consider When Approving International Remote Work Requests

The workplace as we know it has changed significantly since COVID-19. One of the largest shifts has been the increase in flexible work arrangements and remote work requests. While remote working made up a maximum of 5%-10% of all work arrangements in the past, now 31% of Canadians continue to work fully remotely.  The combination

How to Navigate Going Back to the Office

As we enter into a new phase of post-COVID work, many businesses are opting to introduce a hybrid model of work, where staff work both remotely and in the office. However, how can you navigate that return to the office? What can you do to prepare your team?   This article will discuss how to navigate

Keeping Up With Your Accessibility Requirements

Accessibility in the workplace is an important issue that affects millions of Canadians. According to a recent study, an estimated 15% of Canadians have a disability and face barriers when it comes to the workplace or even accessing employment opportunities. Providing an inclusive environment for your staff and customers with disabilities is legally required, but

Is it Time To Look at Your Compensation Strategy?

No business is built by one person. You know that it is your team working together that is making your company successful.  While we know that you praise your team, it’s also important to consider how you are compensating them.  In this article, we will give a primer on your compensation strategy and red flags

Working for Workers Act

No one can say that workplaces in the past few years have not been without their challenges. We are now seeing organizations shifting to more hybrid work options with employees working from home and the office on a variety of different schedules. We’ve also seen organizations shifting to hoteling options, which can be good, particularly if you’ve downsized

COVID-19: Updates for Canadian Business

With COVID-19, it seems as though there are constant changes in how governments are responding and, correspondingly, what Canadian employers need to do.  We’ve captured the latest in this brief update as there are some significant changes that employers need to be aware of. Mandatory Screening With the rise of COVID-19 cases in Ontario, the