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Introducing New or Updated Policies & Procedures

Posted: October 4, 2021

With so many changes happening as of late, now is probably a good time to look at freshening up the policies and procedures that guide your organization. It’s a good time to go through and tweak all of your policies to make sure they’re still relevant as well as introducing new policies, especially ones that have emerged due to the pandemic.  There is a lot of grey area when it comes to what policies are required when it comes to COVID-19 and vaccinations.  If your organization has less than 20 employees, formal policies are not usually necessary. With a team...

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Transitioning back to work

Transitioning Back To Work – Where To Start

Posted: July 5, 2021

We’ve all settled into life with COVID by this point, but it’s time to shake off the pandemic and start focusing on returning to work. Time is of the essence as certain countries and provinces are opening back up to pre-pandemic normalcy and others not far behind. The prediction is that we will be back to offices and “normal” by the end of 2021, which is only 5 months away!  Now is the time to start thinking about what this is going to look like for your organization and employees. Returning safely is going to look different for each business...

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Being Proactive about Mental Health – An Interview with Genevieve Primus

Posted: May 28, 2021

Living through a pandemic has brought mental health and wellbeing to the forefront. Boundaries between work-life and home-life are blurred, kids being bounced back and forth between in-person school and online school and multiple people working from within the home has taken a toll on all of us.  It’s important for everyone in the organization – owner, CEO, leader, manager, employee, etc. to ensure mental health is a topic of focus and that steps are being taken to encourage taking time off to rest and reset.  With summer time slowly approaching it’s a good time to start talking with your...

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Being a Diverse and Inclusive Organization Requires More Than Just a Training Session

Posted: March 24, 2021

Diversity and inclusion has been a topic of conversation as of late, for good reason. Individuals and organizations are beginning to see how unconsciously their bias has played a role for too long. Many organizations have been evaluating themselves and their business from a diversity and inclusion lens to see how they can change this. They have focused on training their staff and leadership on what diversity and inclusion is and how to counter unconscious bias.   While these efforts are a step in the right direction, the education can’t stop there. Being a truly diverse and inclusive organization requires ongoing...

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Strategy Planning for 2021

Posted: December 18, 2020

It seems that most people are already looking forward to the New Year after the whirlwind of a year that 2020 has been. The New Year is a time for personal resolutions but also a time for leaders in an organization to pause and plan for the future with some strategic planning.   We seem to be somewhat settled into this new normal on a surface level even after a lot of pivots and adjustments along the way. What do we mean by that? A lot of companies have transitioned to having their employees work remotely full-time or part-time and some...

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