The Ultimate Guide to Better Communication With Your Employees

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Have you ever spoken to someone and walked away feeling like they just didn’t “get it”? Technology has been an incredible boon to business over the past few decades, but it has transformed the way we communicate at work in ways we are still trying to understand. Especially with the recent changes we’ve seen as … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to Better Communication With Your Employees

How Toilet Paper and Bread Flour Have Changed Employee Motivation

About a week ago, my teenaged daughter sauntered into the living room at 11 PM with a bowl, spoon and a coy look on her face. Given the unexpected smackdown the world was handed in the form of COVID-19, and our attempts to navigate a new normal, I decided to let the near-midnight bowl of … Read moreHow Toilet Paper and Bread Flour Have Changed Employee Motivation

What Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Measures Mean For Your Business

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Published on: 18 March 2020, [Last Updated: 1 June 2020] Below are the links which detail the specific economic response measures introduced by the Government of Canada (listed below) to assist businesses with COVID-related business challenges. As it is the most popular support benefit, we have detailed the new Emergency Wage Subsidy below) Changes to … Read moreWhat Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Measures Mean For Your Business

5 Tips for Onboarding New Employees (that make them want to stay!)

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How much time and effort are you really investing in onboarding new employees? For anyone who’s had someone leave after less than a year, you’ll know it’s much more than just the salary itself. This video is for those who want to set new employees up for success. For those who know that successful hiring … Read more5 Tips for Onboarding New Employees (that make them want to stay!)

Employee Ghosting is a Real Thing, But Here’s How to Fix it

Type the term “employee ghosting” into Google, and you’ll end up with 166,000 results, most of which take the angle that a phenomenon once reserved for the dating game has, somehow, snuck up on business and permeated our unsuspecting, open-plan offices like the stench of a rotting corpse. In truth, employee ghosting has been going … Read moreEmployee Ghosting is a Real Thing, But Here’s How to Fix it

The Onboarding Failures That Are Costing You Big

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Finding (and keeping) great employees is consistently listed as a top concern of business owners. In fact, a recent study indicates anywhere between 10-25% of new employees jump ship within their first six months on the job. That’s a frustrating and expensive prospect on both sides of the coin, and one which could be greatly … Read moreThe Onboarding Failures That Are Costing You Big