Conducting an improper workplace investigation in response to an employee complaint can open your business to legal liability. Learn 7 mistakes to avoid when doing your own investigation.
Human resources can often be a key missing piece that, when placed, helps your business focus on growth and the bottom line while also unlocking hidden potential that may be overlooked in day to day operations. Far from being a cost centre, custom-tailored HR solutions are instrumental in harnessing your business’ people power.
Knowing the difference between employee onboarding and employee orientation is critical to retaining your new hires. Reduced turnover makes for a happier, healthier organization.
Harassment in the workplace is an all-to-common occurrence today, taking place in all occupations. Thanks to regulations in Canada, all workers are entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. We can offer workplace harassment investigations in Ontario, as well as provide a path towards workplace restoration.
What you don’t know about Canadian spam regulations could be costly to your business. While many know what a spam email is, spam in Canada applies to much more than an email. Keep reading to learn what constitutes as spam in Canada and how your business can avoid costly fines from complaints about spam.
There has been a shortage of Canadian workers that has only been exasperated by COVID-19. With borders starting to reopen, here are five points to keep in mind when planning to hire outside of Canada.
As organizations begin to plan for employees returning to the office, they should look at their employee location strategy and consider implementing hybrid workplaces. 94 percent of 800 employers surveyed by Mercer (an HR and workplace benefits consulting firm) said that productivity was the same as or higher than it was before the pandemic, even with employees working remotely. Creating a hybrid workforce enables a flexible workforce which increases engagement may be an attractive recruitment marketing tool.
Employers spend a vast amount of time ensuring all items are in place on their COVID-19 checklist. COVID-19 has also been a tremendous adjustment for employees that are working from home and for employers needing to implement a work from home policy while balancing skepticism about whether productivity is sufficient. Take some time to make your employees feel appreciated, it will go a long way to help build a harmonious workplace and reduce mental stress.
This pandemic will eventually come to an end. The post-COVID workplace should be a safer, healthier place for workers, which means much more than simply installing hand sanitizer stations and sneeze guards. Employers should also plan to inoculate the workplace against harassment and discrimination. We can help.
Recent figures show that workplace harassment is not a rarity in Canada. Employers are required to deal with workplace harassment when it happens. However, businesses also need to take concrete steps to prevent harassment from occurring in the first place.