Written byTyler Orton for Business in Vancouver Ken Peacock couldn’t help but raise an eyebrow when the federal government
What our employees do outside of work is not our business, right? It depends. In some interoffice dating scenarios, the relationship or interactions may interfere with the employees’ jobs, reporting structure or safety.
February 2020 – Want to Keep Your Best Workers From Quitting? Start Practicing This Daily Habit of the Best Companies
It is human nature to want to feel recognized by managers and co-workers for good performance and hard work. We are wired to desire praise and recognition, and it's good for our brains. The chemical dopamine, a neurotransmitter produced in the brain, stimulates the parts of the brain that process rewards and create positive emotions like satisfaction and enjoyment.
January 2020 – The Most Unexpected Workplace Trend Coming in 2020: the Return of the Liberal Arts Major
The pace of technological change isn't going to slow down anytime soon, but some contradictory voices are now arguing that doesn't mean everyone should become a coder or engineer. On the contrary, some are now ready to predict that 2020 will be the year demand for traditional liberal arts majors makes a major rebound.
December is packed with office parties and long festive lunches. Many of these parties involve the consumption of alcohol. And while we want our employees to enjoy themselves, we also know that over consumption of alcohol can quickly lead to problems. As employers, we are obligated to make sure the workplace is safe; this extends to venues and gatherings occurring offsite and after hours.