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Let’s Get You Ready for the New Job!

“Today is the day of the rest of my life – diploma in hand – it’s time to start my real –life career job!”
“Today is the day that you have decided - it’s time to leave the current role you and go out and find that next challenging role – perhaps even a promotion!”
“Today is the day and you have realized that enough is enough - it’s time to find your next role!”
“Today is the day and someone else has decided (due to company results, a change in future direction, etc.) that your role no longer exists and its time you find your next role!”

No matter which of the above statements relate to you, you need to do some serious work if you want to find some serious work. You can no longer simply create/ update your resume, write the generic cover letter and send it off to random companies. “To Whom It May Concern” – is no longer in the building nor is really concerned about you getting a job. You are concerned; you need to do the work and then you will have landed your next job!

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The 911 for Employee Relations – We’re Here for You!

Starting or running your own small business involves a great deal of hard work, commitment and the ability to understand a great deal of information. The initial catalyst to being a business owner is usually predicated around being a believer in a certain product or a trend that you think can be addressed or an opportunity to be your own boss.

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Get HR ducks in a row for smooth sailing

Avoid poor morale and employee turnover by having effective systems in place

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock these past few weeks, you’ve probably read and heard the various news stories about a local business that’s been absolutely vilified on social media. The post, set up by a former employee, seemed to have poked a hornet’s nest, causing a swarm of comments and support from both former and current employees who are unhappy. In other words, the employer was literally "Facebook Fried."

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Clearing the haze around work and pot

A few employer guidelines around cannabis use on the job

It’s here! Right in time for Halloween, yet it’s no ghoulish joke. It’s for real! Yes, the long-awaited cannabis legalization is finally here, and there is indeed excitement in the air. A positive excitement on one hand, and a sincere lack of enthusiasm and eagerness on the other. In fact, for some employers, it’s more like confusion and fear.

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Boardroom grows corporate culture

Perception of a company key to success

Fall is the time to say goodbye to golf and hello to hockey and (American) football. But, did you realize these sports are actually "cultural icons" with their own rules that dictate the way both players and observers must act? For instance, the often-vigorous cheering we find at a closely fought hockey or football game just wouldn’t be accepted by an audience trying to enjoy the symphony orchestra or a ballet. In fact, I am sure you would be escorted out of the building.

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