5 Tips to Do What You Love and Love What You Do

February – an ideal time to revisit your New Year’s Resolutions and focus on finding out what you love and how you can do more of it. If you feel like you are languishing or need a boost then maybe identifying what you love to do may help to reenergize you, your life and your work. Wouldn’t it be great if we could spend more of our working lives doing more of what we love and still contribute? Well, the good news is that you can.

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COVID-19 Safety Plans Required for Businesses

Covid mask drawing for safety plans

Have you implemented or re-implemented safety plans for your practice in 2022 for COVID-19? Effective January 7, 2022, BC announced that businesses are once again required to implement (or re-implement) COVID Safety Plans. Businesses will need to ensure that they have a valid written policy addressing COVID and that they are properly observing COVID-19 protocols Read More

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British Columbia Government Mandates 5 Paid Sick Days

Written by Geoffrey Howard, Founder and PrincipalHoward Employment Law The BC government passed amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which allowed the government to impose mandatory paid sick leave days for all employers earlier this year. After conducting a survey of employees and employers, the BC government has announced that, starting January 1st, 2022, all employees Read More

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What are the Benefits of Employee Onboarding?

A workplace may “tick all the boxes” but does it feel right when you walk inside? Much like house hunting, a lot is riding on ‘the right feel’. Creating a welcoming, comprehensive onboarding process can truly help a business’ chances of getting it right. You want the employee to feel welcome and valued, to know you care about their success and Read More

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How to Lead in a New World

Written by Debbie Aarons, Senior HR & Leadership Development Consultant, Vertical Bridge HR It’s fall, the start of the new school year and back to work is looking a little different than usual. Over the past 18 months we have seen leaders adapt their styles to manage their teams. Now as we enter another phase, leaders Read More

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What 422,000 Employees Said Are the Benefits That Matter Most in a Pandemic

These Best Workplaces listened and acted to support their employees in these five basic but infinitely helpful ways. Written by Graham Winfrey, Inc.com Benefits trump perks in a pandemic. Novel, creative perks can make a company a fun place to work, but this past year, many of the nation’s top employers swapped the fully stocked fridges and Read More

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Check in Regularly with Your Friends and Family

Check in regularly with your friends and family. Don’t rely only on social media to stay connected with people. Reach out to friends, family, and neighbors by phone or video conferencing. Laugh with them, tell jokes, recount good times together. And don’t be afraid to ask them how they’re really doing. Share struggles or challenges that you may Read More

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