How to make the night shift easier on your employees
We live in a globalized 24-hour society, consuming services, products and entertainment around the clock. As a result, more and more people are working irregular hours. Indeed, per the Ontario-based Workers Health and Safety Center, one in four Canadian employees now work shifts – with one in... Read more
How to keep temporary employees productive
The “blended workforce,” an ongoing combination of permanent and temporary employees, is fast becoming a norm in the modern workplace.
Short-term hires can be a huge advantage to small businesses looking to stay flexible during peak periods. But they can also bring new challenges to the team... Read more
5 benefits of Partnering with a Staffing Agency
If you are looking for staff in today's labour market it is most likely you are experiencing a shortage in qualified candidates. There are many self-help hiring tools to assist you with this task on the market today such as but not limited to Print advertisement, Job board, Company website, etc.... Read more
How to keep employee morale up in the winter
It’s a safe bet that as the temperature has dropped, so too has employee morale.
No matter where you are in Canada, you’re probably facing some combination of snow, slush, frigid winds, gloomy skies, salt-encrusted shoes, and sunless days. And chances are, you and your employees are not all... Read more
Recruitment jargon you have heard (but might not understand)
Here’s a list of all the hiring and recruitment jargon that you keep hearing – but might be uncomfortable to ask about. Read more
Illegal interview questions
We’ve all been through the interview process before, and we’re all familiar with the routine – an employer invites a potential candidate in and asks questions to learn as much as possible about candidate's skills and potential fit. Seems simple enough. But what happens if the interviewer asks... Read more