Hiring & Employment

Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs: Are You Prepared?

HR Solutions posted on December 11, 2017

Bill 148 Is More Than Minimum Wage You’ve probably heard by now that minimum wage is on the rise in Ontario. This is due to The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which is now in effect as of November 27. With this act -also known as Bill 148 – the provincial government aims to balance employee rights and stimulate economic […]

Bad Hires Cost 4X Salary: True or False?

Small Business posted on November 13, 2017

Hiring a new employee is a challenging process. And making a wrong decision on a new hire is very costly for small business owners. As a top HR consulting firm in Toronto, we want to share just how costly a bad hire can be.  Let’s consider larger corporations for a minute. Bad hires have cost Zappos, the highly successful online […]

Top Small Business Hiring Mistakes That Hurt Profits

Hiring & Employment, Small Business posted on October 30, 2017

Hiring new people can be exciting for business owners, especially if hiring is the result of growth for the company. Recruiting new employees is also a process that can be laced with costly downside risk, especially if you don’t ask the proper job interview questions. A bad hire will hurt your profits, which is why business owners must properly prepare […]

Do you hire employees with an expiry date?

Hiring & Employment, HR Solutions posted on October 28, 2016

A recent article in HRM revealed the results of a recent study on the loyalty of Canadian employees. 49% of those surveyed believed that 10 years is an appropriate length of time with an employer, while 57% said that the appropriate length of time with the same employer was 6 years or less. The role of Human Resources It’s certainly […]

You’re richer than you think

Culture, Hiring & Employment posted on August 4, 2016

Job satisfaction doesn’t come from a hefty salary. It comes from a positive working environment with opportunities for career advancement, flexible hours and an open door policy. You Reputation Precedes You In order to attract top talent, you need to know the wants and needs of your employees. Your brand has to represent you, as an employer. Are you conservative? […]

Having trouble hiring the right people?

Hiring & Employment posted on July 21, 2016

Did you know that you only get to know 10% of a person during a job interview? No matter what kind of business you’re running, finding the right employee is not an easy task. But you only realize how taxing this job is when you no longer recognize the people you hired three months into the job. Sounds familiar? You […]

90 days to succeed in your new job

Coaching & Mentoring, Hiring & Employment posted on May 4, 2016

The actions you take within the first 90 days of a new job will largely determine whether you succeed or fail. It’s a time of great vulnerability, since you hardly know anyone and still have questions about your new job. If you don’t create some momentum during this period, you’ll face great difficulties. There are ways to smooth this transition […]

Prepare first. Celebrate later.

Coaching & Mentoring posted on March 24, 2016

You’ve been called for a job interview. What’s the first thing you do? Throw a party? Don’t! Being asked for a job interview is so precious. A job interview is your entry to actually being offered the job. You don’t want to lose this great opportunity by wasting time celebrating. You need to prepare. Preparation is key Let me share […]

Don’t let your resume get tossed!

Hiring & Employment posted on January 29, 2016

Do you ever feel your resume isn’t representing you in the best way possible? Don’t worry…you’re not alone. Many people don’t spend enough time writing this key document to the next step in your career.  Your resume is not a recap, but rather a tool to get you where you want to go professionally. There Is So Much More! A resume […]

Hiring the wrong person can be costly

Assessments posted on January 20, 2016

A bad hire can hit a company’s bottom line hard, but the biggest concern employers have when hiring a bad fit is the toll it takes on employee morale. The average cost of a poor hiring decision is 30% of the employee’s annual salary. Only 10% of a Person Can Be Seen During an Interview Business owners and hiring managers […]

Workshop: Creating a resume that stands out 15 Dec. 2015

posted on December 15, 2015

You only get one chance to make a good impression with your resume.   You should be confident that your resume represents you, your skills, your experience and your fit for a position.  It should also be picked out easily by recruiters from the crowd of resumes they receive. If you are not confident that your resume is all that it […]


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