When Hiring Internally, Don’t Forget Those Employees You’ve Rejected

When Hiring Internally, Don’t Forget Those Employees You’ve Rejected

Internal hires has become a more and more popular strategy for Canadian companies. There are clearly good reasons for this. Making an internal hire is hiring someone already familiar with company practices and culture. They rarely require signing bonuses and inflated contracts that external hires often demand. And they provide a positive example to others within the company for advancement. There’s a lot to like here, but what often goes unnoticed, and what companies making internal hires need to be aware of, is how…

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The Best Ways To Remain Focused While Working Remotely

The Best Ways To Remain Focused While Working Remotely

I think it’s clear at this point that remote work is here to stay. The pandemic has changed the nature of work for many of us, and made working remotely a norm across many industries throughout Canada. If your team works remotely, then each one of them has found themselves, at one time or another, struggling to motivate themselves to work. It’s really an inevitability of the situation: it takes a lot of work to go to work when you don’t need to leave the house…

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Retention Is On Everyone’s Mind

Retention Is On Everyone’s Mind

Throughout Canada, there are countless stories of leaders being recruited at salaries that are absurdly high. These are prices that their present company simply can’t match to retain some of their most talented employees – so, what can these companies do if matching the salaries and signing bonuses is not an option? There are a number of ways to encourage retention…

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