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A Focus on the Multigenerational Workforce

A Focus on the Multigenerational Workforce

A multigenerational workforce is a team comprised of people from several generations. The average lifespan for humans has been steadily increasing which has resulted in more individuals choosing to work well past the ‘typical’ retirement age. The age diversity in the workforce overall, is currently the widest ever. This means that it is now common for organizations to have employees working...

5 Ways that Job Descriptions Can Influence the Direction and Success of Your Company: Why the Job Description is One of the Most Important Workplace Documents

5 Ways that Job Descriptions Can Influence the Direction and Success of Your Company: Why the Job Description is One of the Most Important Workplace Documents

No matter what your role is in a company, whether you are an employee, manager, or the CEO: chances are, you know what a job description is. But do you know just how critical a role a job description plays in the success of a business? While the fundamental purpose of any job description is to outline the primary duties and responsibilities involved in a particular job, the benefits of a...

Is Outsourcing the Future of HR?

Is Outsourcing the Future of HR?

HR outsourcing is a contractual agreement between an employer and an external third-party provider where the employer transfers the management of, and responsibility for, certain HR functions to an external provider. There are several types of HR outsourcing options available to employers. Options can be as specific as outsourcing one particular aspect of one HR function or as broad as...

Should Employers Take a Stance on Social and Political Issues?

Should Employers Take a Stance on Social and Political Issues?

It was not long ago that companies and their leaders were discouraged from taking a public stance on political and social issues. Today, however, it is a completely different story, with more employees actively seeking out employers who take a stance on issues of importance to them. In a recent survey conducted by Gartner, a leading research and advisory company: three-quarters of the 3,000...

Handling a Serious Complaint Involving Management or the HR Team

Handling a Serious Complaint Involving Management or the HR Team

Any violation of trust amongst employees in the workplace can be problematic. However, when the violation comes from someone in Management or HR – it becomes a particularly sensitive matter that can cast a negative light on the leadership team and eventually the entire organization. If or when this happens, it is critical to take swift remedial action. We have outlined a few steps and tips to...

Unethical Behaviour in Non-Profit Organizations: Should Non-Profit Leaders be Held to a Higher Standard?

Unethical Behaviour in Non-Profit Organizations: Should Non-Profit Leaders be Held to a Higher Standard?

Non-profits and those who lead them are often held in high regard by the public, partly because they have chosen to dedicate themselves to working for the public good rather than profit-making. Due to the nature of non-profit work, being part of a non-profit's Executive leadership team evokes a lot of trust from the internal and external community; but with great trust comes great...

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