We wish you and yours all the best during this festive season, and hope you enjoy health and happiness in 2016. We have chosen to support The Terry Fox Foundation in lieu of sending holiday cards and gifts. Warm wishes from all of us at Clear HR Consulting, Cissy, Andreas, Klaudia & Annika To view [...]
How do you balance festive cheer with appropriate workplace conduct at your upcoming office holiday party? Here are a few tips: Be Inclusive Keep your office holiday party theme non-denominational to recognize that your staff may practice different faiths; Emphasize to your employees that participation in any office holiday activity is entirely voluntary. Maintain a [...]
Whether you agree or disagree with the Hydro One employee being rehired, this case does highlight some actions companies should take to protect themselves.
What are the key components of “fit”? There’s no one answer, but here are 5 important aspects to consider when selecting an employee for the right fit for your team:
While it is common for many organizations to use unpaid interns, volunteers and/or practicum students to perform important functions, these unpaid positions may in fact truly be employees and can end up costing you much more than you anticipated.
With the upcoming federal election on Monday, October 19, 2015, we thought it would be useful to review the obligations of employers to provide their employees with time off to vote. The Canada Elections Act says everyone who is eligible to vote must have three consecutive hours during voting hours to vote on election day. [...]
We're pleased to announce that Clear HR Consulting is a finalist for "External HR Consultancy of the Year" at the 2015 Canadian HR Awards.
One way for companies to minimize the potential negative effects of employees' inappropriate behaviour is to make sure that the company's HR policies and procedures are well-documented.
We find that many small businesses rely on myths about the BC Employment Standards Act to determine terms and conditions of employment for their staff. Here are three common employment standards myths or misconceptions that we repeatedly hear.