• Employee retention is one of the most important components of running a successful practice. With branded terms like quiet quitting circulating the internet, employers need to step up their game to ensure the term does not turn into real quitting.

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  • The survey clearly signals the B.C. government’s intent to add an 11th legal stat holiday for NTRD. There is broad support for this but many employers while supporting recognition of NTRD will be concerned about adding another statutory holiday with no compensating adjustment to the existing schedule of stats.

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  • As an employer when is the best time (and worst time) of the year to hire employees? We break down 5 things to consider when searching for top talent.

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  • B.C.’s inflation rate is the highest it’s been since 1983 at 8.1% making it increasingly difficult for people to meet their monthly expenses. As an employer you may be asking yourself how are my employees doing? Should I be giving them a Cost of Living increase?

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  • We are living in a world where labour is in short supply, we are becoming more divided than united, our mental health is taking a toll, and we are wondering what normal even means. As a leader, looking to the future, you may be wondering how best to respond to these challenges. What leadership skills do you need to focus on?

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  • Written by Geoffrey Howard and Sebastian Chern Howard Employment Law In a dramatic reversal of policy and without consultation, the BC NDP has announced on April 6, 2022 that it will pass legislation that will allow unions to be “certified” and thus become the sole authorized representatives of an entire group of employees based only on showing 55% […]

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  • Employers therefore need to carefully consider how they structure any signing bonus and consider adding terms that require employees to repay the signing bonus in some situations.

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  • Written by Sandra Reder President and Founder of Health Bridge HR As the light at the end of the tunnel gets closer and closer, there is a lot of “buzz” around offices and in social circles about where people want to go for their vacations. Employers can expect there to be a large influx of employees […]

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  • The path to creating a great team and organization starts here. Written by Marcel Schwantes, Inc.com Chief executives and heads of HR have been wrestling for years with the question, “How can I create a great workplace?” To answer that question, follow the evidence. The research asserts that leaders in those so-called “best companies” lean heavily on that […]

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  • The greatest indicator of your achievements, according to the Oracle of Omaha. Written by Marcel Schwantes, Inc.com Warren Buffett is not often wrong when it comes to making investment decisions. The Oracle of Omaha’s sage-like wisdom and hard-hitting truth-telling have also transcended industries and generations and cultures. Most of the time, if we hold up the mirror to face our own reality, Buffett […]

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