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Mental Health Check in for You and Your Employees

Posted: July 15, 2020

Alberta’s relaunch strategy means the reopening of many businesses and with Stage 2 implemented on June 12, many more people will be returning to work. Some may be eager to be out of the house and back to the office, but others may have just gotten used to their ‘new normal’ and now have anxieties about going back to work. Others will still be working remotely and facing their own challenges. Regardless of your work situation, your mental health has likely been affected by the pandemic in some way. It’s no surprise that isolation, physical distancing and changing work and...

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Helping Employers Adjust to a New “Normal”

Posted: April 9, 2020

During this time of uncertainty, it can be difficult to make decisions, find answers or know what to do next. It would be nice to have a guidebook on how to handle different business situations during this unprecedented period, but there’s no step-by-step guide on how to manage during a pandemic. We’re all wishing we had more clarity, but for now, the best we can do is keep updated and informed and try to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Each organization will be affected in unique ways by this pandemic and unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all...

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Navigating Your HR Needs and COVID-19

Posted: March 25, 2020

The following is information only, not legal advice. We are here to help you navigate through these uncertain times. We have been getting a lot of questions from our clients on how to manage staff and operations during this difficult time. We wish we could say we have all the answers regarding the different government programs coming down and exactly how you should respond to your workforce, but we don’t yet. However, our goal is to give you as much information and support as we can. It’s a tough time for all of us. We certainly have been doing our...

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How to Get the Job of Your Dreams

Posted: February 24, 2020

After searching the recruitment websites day after day, you come across the title for a job that catches your eye. Your skills match, the company is everything you’ve been looking for, the salary is great; it’s your dream job.  So you start frantically doctoring up your resume with adjectives from thesaurus.com and you’re typing up that enthusiastic cover letter when it hits you: you’re one of likely hundreds of resumes that will be submitted for this job. How can you possibly stand out?  Keep it Simple What if simplifying things were the answer? Instead of trying to impress the hiring...

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You Are How You Work: Reflecting on Values Leading into 2020

Posted: December 18, 2019

2020 marks a new year and believe it or not, a new decade. The new year is often a time where we hit refresh on both our personal and professional lives. With a new decade approaching, now is a great opportunity to revisit your personal values and determine how they are currently aligning with your organization. What are some examples of values? Whether it’s keeping promises, focusing on detail, or being reliable, values can show up in different ways. As your team works together to achieve a common goal, they are guided by their own underlying values.  Aligned values keep...

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