Author Archives: Faye Wales

2018 Salary Increase Projections

Canadian employers expect to hold the line on pay raises in 2018, while continuing to reward the best performers with significantly larger raises to retain these employees.  2018 Salary Increase …
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Ask Your Employees

One of the most effective ways to retain your best talent is to ask your employees about their likes, dislikes, needs and desires, and if you can, do it!  This …
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Getting Ready 2 Reinvent seminar

Getting Ready 2 Reinvent is an interactive educational session bringing together local business leaders seeking to plan for the next stage of their life. This session is intended to help …
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Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

Subject to legislative approval, by 2020, every employee in Ontario will be part of either the ORPP or a comparable workplace pension plan. The goal of the ORPP is to …
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Family/Medical Leaves – Ontario

The Employment Standards Act of Ontario provides employees with a number of unpaid leaves of absence for family and medical reasons, assuming eligibility requirements are met. Click on the link …
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Health and Safety Awareness Training Required by July 1, 2014

By July 1, 2014, all employers in Ontario will be required to ensure all workers and supervisors have completed a basic occupational health and safety awareness training program.  For more …
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Tips for managing your new grads, interns and/or coop students

An must-read article from Forbes if you employ interns, coop students and/or new grads in your organization. The arrival of a newly-minted graduate can represent either an obstacle or a …
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What we can learn about Management & Leadership from Star Trek

An interesting article from HRM Online on the basics of leadership and management… Beam us up, Scotty: What HR can learn from Star Trek HRM Online May 29 2013 Think …
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Recruiting in the Web 2.0 World – Part 2

In an earlier article, we spoke about one of the key changes in recruitment today is the utilization of social media for advertising job opportunities.  In this article, we are …
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Workplace Trends for 2013

No more annual performance reviews, money not the answer, social media policies, succession planning a priority, and versatility winning out over specialization.  Read article.

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