Develop and Maintain High-Performing Teams

Work teams are the backbone of contemporary work life, and high-performing teams make a lasting impact, not only your business, but on your workplace culture as well. You need know when to retain the right people and know when to lose those who are not right for your team. Here are some tips to help […]

Encouraging Team Development

From time to time, it is important to let your team overcome challenges as this ultimately has a positive impact on their development, By giving your team room to solve problems on their own, without jumping in and taking control, you build capacity and resilience in the long-term. As a team leader, you need to […]

How to Deliver Negative Feedback

As tough as it may be to deliver negative feedback to employees, failing to do so could damage the relationship in the long run. Here are some tips to help you deliver negative feedback effectively: Establish a feedback relationship Develop a feedback relationship as early in the relationship as possible. Have an initial ‘talking about talking’ conversation […]

7 Conversations to Have With Employees

It is important to engage in purposeful and meaningful conversations so that you can connect with your team. Below is a list of conversations that you, as a leader, should be having with your employees: The Induction Conversation – a very short conversation that ensures that the professional relationship gets off to a good start and […]

Diversity in the Workplace

When it comes to truly diverse cities, Toronto is at the forefront. Let’s take a closer look at what diversity means in the workplace. Diversity versus inclusion Having diversity without incorporating inclusion is pointless. We often see this scenario when it comes to gender quotas, with women being invited to join the Board of Directors […]

The advantages of using a recruitment agency  

Rather than allowing a job to become vacant or expecting other employees to pick up the slack, a call to a recruitment agency can bring a quick solution to your employee problems. Here are just some of the advantages of using a recruitment agency: Time saving Recruiting the right person can be an extremely time-consuming activity. […]

Most in Demand Jobs in Canada

With the annual release of HR firm Randstad Canada’s most in-demand jobs in Canada, we can reveal some of the hottest positions in the Canadian marketplace at the moment: