Author Archives: Faye Wales

25 ways to reward employees without breaking the bank

Looking to engage and motivate your employees?  Working within a tight budget?  This article highlights the 25 best ways to reward employees without breaking the bank.  Go to this article …
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Attracting and Retaining the Best Employees

Effective employee compensation and reward strategies To ensure that you are able to attract the best talent to your organization, and then keep them, you need to provide a fair …
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The Imperfect Board Member: Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence

By Jim Brown Published by Jossey-Bass This is a ‘must read’ for any new or frustrated member of a Board of Directors. Written as a business fable( not unlike the …
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Leading Quietly: An Unorthodox Guide to Doing the Right Thing

By Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr. Published by Harvard Business School Press This is a refreshing look at leadership, and it encourages us to look for, and encourage, the ‘quiet leaders’ …
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Values Shift: The New Work Ethic & What It Means for Business

By John B. Izzo & Pam Withers Published by Prentice Hall Canada A good read for any leader. This book speaks to today’s workforce and their expectations from work.  The …
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One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value

By Marc Effron and Miriam Ort Published by Harvard Business Press This book will be a welcome read for Managers frustrated with their HR departments’ complex processes and Human Resources …
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A Manager’s Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job

By DeAnne Rosenberg Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. A good read for both the human resources professional as well as the hiring manager who will be responsible for …
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Making the hiring decision

Having gathered all relevant candidate information from the resume/application, interview, testing (if applicable) and reference checks, you need to make the final hiring decision.  To assist you in this decision, …
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Are you compliant? Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

The Customer Service Standard applies to all organizations, both public and private, that provide goods or services either directly to the public or to other organizations in Ontario (third parties) …
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An HR Lesson From Steve Jobs

If You Want Change Agents, Hire Pirates. Read about the Steve Jobs method of hiring.  

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