Author Archives: Faye Wales

A professional recruitment process will attract the best candidates

Job-seekers can be turned off by a long recruitment process and/or the person(s) conducting the interviews.  Make sure your recruitment process is fair, relevant and timely.  Read article.

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Using templates for developing your policies and procedures

While there is nothing wrong with using a template to avoid having to start from scratch, make sure that the final document reflects your organization’s needs and is in compliance …
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Health & Safety Program Requirements

Health & Safety Program Occupational Health & Safety Act All provincially-regulated employers in Ontario are required to provide safe and healthy workplaces. Employer Requirements to Comply: 1. Develop a Health …
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Ownership Thinking: How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose, and Profit

By Brad Hams Published by McGraw-Hill This is a good read for business owners /leaders who are grappling with how to get their employees thinking more like owners. This book …
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Recruiting in the Web 2.0 World – Part 1

We have all heard the phrase used when selling real estate – it’s all about ‘location, location, location’. In recruitment today, as a result of the increased role of social …
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Retirement Planning (lifestyle and financial) for your employees age 50 and over

Getting Ready 2 Retire is an interactive workshop to guide your employees through one of the most difficult transitions in a lifetime: Retirement from Work. For more information on our …
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Mobile technology = unpaid overtime; a growing legal liability

Mobile technology has helped employers squeeze more productivity out of their employees, but all those hours of work while technically off the clock leaves them open to lawsuits over unpaid …
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e-Learning Company Promotes Teamwork Through its Donations to Charities

eLogic Learning makes a contribution to the favourite charity of an employee for every sale the company generates. Senior management believes that giving back to the community leads to a …
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Amendments to Ontario Human Rights Code to include Gender Identity and Gender Expression

On June 13, 2012 the Ontario Legislature unanimously approved Bill 33 ‘Toby’s Act (Right to be Free from Discrimination and Harassment Because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression) at its …
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New Health & Safety Poster required in all Ontario workplaces by Oct 1, 2012

The Ontario government is distributing free workplace posters titled ‘Health & Safety at Work – Prevention Starts Here’ in English, French and 15 other languages.  Employers are required to post …
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