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Globe and Mail, Benefits Canada and Workopolis media appearances

Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting is frequently called on as an HR media expert to share insight on HR news affecting small- and medium-sized businesses by media outlets across Canada. Here are some of our recent media appearances in The Globe and Mail, Benefits Canada, and Workopolis featuring our media spokesperson, Cissy Pau. The Globe and […]


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Sick days in BC: What small businesses need to provide for sick leave

A common question we receive revolves around what small businesses need to provide for sick days in BC. Employers want to know how many paid sick days they are obligated to give and what the industry standards are for paid sick days, while employees want to know if they will be paid if they need […]


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Is the corporate Christmas party a part of Christmas past, present or future?

We’re proud to announce that Cissy Pau is now a regular online contributor to BC Business. Her first article, “Is the corporate Christmas party passé?“, looks at the reasons why companies no longer wish to host Christmas celebrations. Some of these reasons include: The holiday season is so hectic already that fitting in another event is […]


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How to Communicate Policies and Procedures

Air Canada recently gave us an example of the importance of knowing how to communicate policies and procedures to staff, as the airline advised its flight attendants that they weren’t permitted to wear poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day on their uniforms. Hours later, a company vice-president reversed course and informed staff that the wearing of […]


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How to Determine Salary Increases

To better attract and retain employees, employers must have a process in place for how to determine salary increases. You will be better positioned to address employee questions regarding compensation. You will be able to communicate clearly the timing of a salary increase and the criteria that will be used to determine an appropriate salary […]


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