Does your organization prioritize your employees’ psychological health and safety?
April 7, 2020
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Increasingly, for many organizations, employee psychological health and safety represent a major challenge. Mental illness is in fact, the leading cause of disability in Canada. In addition to causing significant organizational impacts (e.g., absenteeism, presentism, workforce turnover, loss of expertise), the human costs associated with mental health problems demonstrate the need to take action. Prevention
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Employee experience
July 23, 2019
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Competition between companies to attract customers is not a new concept. However, for a number of years now, we have seen all sorts of initiatives arise among employers to attract the best employees! Fitness centres, integrated daycare services, even ping pong tables: employers must always find more ways of wooing a smaller and more selective
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BEING A BOSS OR A LEADER?
May 7, 2019
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Being a “boss” is not the same as being a leader. A “boss”/a good manager/a supervisor will ensure that employees perform the tasks assigned to them. A leader will foster team spirit and will engage employees to achieve the company’s goals. The impact of the decisions a leader makes is also fundamental. This is called
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HOW CAN WE DEFINE TODAY’S HIRING PROCESS?
June 20, 2017
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Organizations have to continually improve their practices in order to be competitive. When the time comes to improve the efficiency of an organization, we often think of working on the means of production, developing new, more modern infrastructures, or even reviewing the operational processes. We tend to forget that the strength of an organization resides
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The Good Side of Gossip
February 16, 2017
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Although most people do not like to consider themselves as gossips, they have probably engaged in gossip at some point in their life. While the term gossip has developed a negative connotation in our culture, at its core it simply refers to conversations about a person who is not present. For employers with employees sharing
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