If you have a brain, you’re biased! We create biases all of the time. They help us to speed up our ability to make decisions. Building awareness of our own bias can help us to understand the perspectives of others and make more objective decisions.
Workplace wellness is about organizations taking a proactive approach to ensuring the health and wellbeing of their workforce. By focusing on the wellness of employees, organizations can help prevent issues with mental and physical health, reducing stress levels and absenteeism and ultimately improving performance.
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.
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.
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.
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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
We know what to do. We’re just not doing it. (But don’t blame yourself.) Written by Bill Murphy Jr. for Inc.com As we mark the unfortunate milestone of an entire year dealing with a global pandemic, I have some good news. And some news that pertains to something we all do, sleep. A brand new study suggests that […]
Listless and unable to motivate yourself to get your work and other things done? That’s ‘acedia.’ by Jessica Stillman, Contributor, Inc.com A scholar of the fifth century is probably the last person you’d think to look to for a description of our modern woes in the time of coronavirus. But writing on The Conversation recently, Australian Catholic University’s […]