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  • Exiting Employees: How HR can Minimize the Impact

    Exiting Employees: How HR can Minimize the Impact

    The entire process of an employee exit needs to be handled strategically and in good faith to avoid some preventable but damaging pitfalls.

  • The Platinum Rule – Why Leaders Need to Know It.

    The Platinum Rule – Why Leaders Need to Know It.

    The Platinum Rule says: treat others as they would like to be treated. It makes sense to treat others according to what they value and find meaningful, doesn’t it? Yet, the Platinum Rule is not as widely known as the Golden Rule and it is harder to practice.

  • #Harassment – Do Employers Need to Protect Employees on Social Media?

    #Harassment – Do Employers Need to Protect Employees on Social Media?

    Back in 2012, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched a Twitter account to “receive and respond to customer service questions and concerns.” However, the TTC likely did not anticipate the extent to which its employees would – publicly – become targets for abuse.

  • Perspective: A Tip for Being More Strategic

    Perspective: A Tip for Being More Strategic

    Everyone tells us we should be strategic thinkers, but what does that actually involve? Here’s a little exercise you can do right now that will make you more strategic.

  • Who Owns a Company’s Intellectual Property?

    Who Owns a Company’s Intellectual Property?

    All businesses and employers should be aware of certain intellectual property ownership rules which may impact their rights when it comes to intellectual property developed by their employees under the course of employment.

  • Training and Teambuilding (more)

  • Does Conflict Improve Decision-Making?

    Does a collaborative environment require team interactions to be harmonious? Can good decisions even be made in an environment where everyone is supportive, in agreement and non-confrontational? Conversely, does friction and disagreement improve decision-making or hinder it?

    October 4, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Conflict Resolution for a Politically Polarized Workforce

    We’ve seen sharp polarization of political beliefs in universities and the public at large to the point where groups simply shout at each other with no ability to listen. This becomes a problem when it bleeds into the organization.

    October 3, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Workplace Wellness (more)

  • Mindfulness: A Calming Breathing Technique

    Did you know that voluntary, slow deep breathing changes your physiology in just a few minutes? Breathing slowly and rhythmically can decrease your blood pressure and heart rate and calm you when you feel stressed or anxious.

    October 16, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Mindset of Work/Life Balance?

    There is a lot of talk today about HR's strategic goal to provide a more balanced work/life environment for employees. Why has that become so important in today's work place? Are the days of expecting the job to come

    October 5, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Is Your Workplace Culture a Barrier to Digital Transformation?

    Either workplace cultures are getting less tech savvy, or people are now realizing that digital transformation is in fact more about workplace culture than it is about technology.

    October 13, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Infographic – Wellness in the Workplace

    This infographic provides tips for a healthy, active workplace.

    October 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Infographic – ATS Integrated vs Traditional Social Media Recruiting

    This infographic compares regular social media recruiting and ATS integrated social media recruiting.

    September 29, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post