Prepare To Be Number One

HR Solutions posted on January 15, 2015

Start off the New Year by ensuring your workplace is ready for 2015. Our last article covered how to prepare for the Ontario Accessibility with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Policies on Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment.  But now I’m going to share two more items you need to prepare for. Have Comprehensive Job Descriptions in Place A job description establishes […]

Bear the Bad News with Dignity

Terminations posted on June 19, 2014

Once you’ve decided to terminate an employee, you need to be prepared to bear the bad news with dignity.     Here are 14 questions for you to consider: Have you carefully thought about what to say? Will it be a surprise? If you terminate the employee based on poor performance, was the employee spoken to about their poor performance […]

How To Know It’s Time To Fire Your Employee?

Terminations posted on March 13, 2014

Letting an employee go is not easy.  In fact it’s one of the hardest tasks a business owner is faced with when dealing with human resources. After all, you are handling the other person’s livelihood. It makes it even harder when you know that the person is facing difficult personal issues.  In addition, the fact that this situation is also […]