Tools & Techniques

Beyond Borders: Understanding Canada’s Employment Practices for U.S. Employers

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Navigating the landscape of Canadian employment law presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities for U.S. small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expanding north. With distinct legal, regulatory, and cultural frameworks, Canada offers a business environment emphasizing fairness, privacy and inclusivity. This comprehensive guide delves into key differences between Canadian and U.S. employment practices, highlighting… Read More…

A DEI Scorecard is the Path to Inclusivity

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In our journey toward fostering inclusive workplaces, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scorecard emerges as a beacon, guiding organizations through self-assessment and improvement. With a comprehensive structure that spans Data, Policies, Recruitment, and Culture, this tool is a roadmap for meaningful change. The Pillars of Progress Data: A Mirror to Our Reality Data collection… Read More…

Kickstart Success with Essential HR KPIs

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Understanding and utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) within Human Resources can be a game-changer for small to medium-sized businesses. KPIs in HR not only help track and assess the effectiveness of HR practices but also guide strategic decision-making. As fractional consultants, we like to know we are making a difference in your organization and want… Read More…

Unlocking Talent: A Look at Pre-Employment Testing Tools

The quest to find the perfect match for your team may feel like you’re participating in a never-ending season of “Job Applicant Survivor”. The challenges? A series of mental and personality obstacle courses designed to weed out the unworthy. Welcome to the brave new world of pre-employment testing, where the fittest candidates survive the gauntlet… Read More…

First Days Done Right: The Ultimate New Hire Checklist for SMEs

If you’re a small to medium-sized business owner or HR professional, you know that integrating a new employee into your team is an essential process that sets the stage for their success and your company’s growth. Guiding Principles for an Exceptional New Hire Orientation At the heart of every successful new hire orientation is a… Read More…