workplace trends

COVID-19 New Legislation

2022-03-03T14:57:44-08:00March 24th, 2020|HR, Legal, Newsletter|

The Employment Standards Branch has released an expansion to its existing leave provisions under the Employment Standards Act, which is aimed at protecting employees from being terminated for taking COVID-19 related leave from work. Here is what we know about this new COVID-19 leave:

February 2020 – Legal Buzz

2022-03-03T15:01:23-08:00February 24th, 2020|Legal, Newsletter|

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

2023-07-11T16:07:58-07:00February 21st, 2020|HR, Newsletter|

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

2022-03-03T15:04:43-08:00January 16th, 2020|Newsletter, Recruitment|

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.

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