Category: Recruit & Retain

Dare We Include Realistic Advice in Onboarding?

Onboarding is usually an upbeat process. However, the truth is that bad things happen in any organization and the question is whether we should warn employees about them.

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.

How to Create a Positive Work Environment

A positive work environment has become a necessity in order for businesses be able to attract the best talent, and to retain that talent, lower absenteeism, boost employee morale and increase productivity. But how can companies go about creating a positive environment for their employees?

Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group — and accessibleemployers.ca — is here to help with next steps.

Survey: Canada a Global Destination for Job Relocation

According to a recent survey, Canada jumps to second spot among countries global employees would consider moving to.

Engagement Sapped by Common Mistakes: The Case of Uber and Amazon

The world of employee engagement has been experiencing new sounds and rhythms, where reciprocity and co-creativity are becoming the tunes of the day. In a digital workplace increasingly characterized by transparency, employees expect much more than a pay check and an annual satisfaction survey.

When HR Meets PR

A couple of weeks back, a woman in Winnipeg went public with a story about her job application with a local food delivery company. It turned into a PR nightmare. How would you have handled the situation?

How to Attract and Manage the Generation Z Workforce

For the last few years, the millennial labor force has dominated many HR conversations, but it’s important to note the new generation joining the workforce: Generation Z. Experts find that the needs and experiences of Generation Z are unique, as they are the first generation to only know life with mobile and internet technology. Therefore, they encompass an overall different attitude about work. Companies need to know what the priorities of these job seekers are as Generation Z will represent 20% of the workforce by the year 2020.