Termination meetings are serious, sensitive discussions which require preparation and forethought. Here are some tips on how to conduct a termination meeting effectively.
Whether you agree or disagree with the Hydro One employee being rehired, this case does highlight some actions companies should take to protect themselves.
In light of the significant workforce reduction that Blackberry is carrying out, Canadian HR Reporter journal contacted Cissy Pau of Clear HR Consulting to discuss best practices for how to conduct mass layoffs well. Here's what Cissy Pau had to say about the the right ways and wrong ways of conducting mass layoffs: Laying off [...]
The cover article for this week's issue of the Canadian HR Reporter features Cissy Pau of Clear HR Consulting discussing the controversy around the outsourcing and offshoring of Canadian jobs at RBC, including the use of temporary foreign workers. The article discusses the impact of this incident on several HR fronts including outsourcing, temporary foreign workers, social media [...]
Here's a common scenario that we hear again and again. We receive a call from an employer - they've had it with their employee, John Doe, and want to fire him. John has been working for the company as a customer service representative for two years, is not a stellar performer, and the owner wants [...]
We've been working on redesigning our website, as the original web design was created in 2004 when Clear HR Consulting was launched. There have been many modifications to our site over the years, but the basic design is the same. While reviewing some website templates for our new website, I came across a template that [...]
First of all, we’d like to thank the Vancouver Canucks for a fantastic Stanley Cup run! Despite a heartbreaking game 7 loss, the hope, camaraderie, pride and joy the team inspired in the city was truly amazing. At the end of the day, hockey is just a game (though a religion to some!), but the [...]
Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting Inc. was asked by Franchise Entrepreneur magazine to contribute an article for their September/October 2010 issue on hiring and firing employees. This article, which begins on page 60, provides numerous tips on how to effectively hire and fire employees, including tips on: how to create a job description; where to effectively [...]
The Globe and Mail sought the advice of Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting for an article on how to properly sack someone. Cissy Pau, principal consultant of Clear HR Consulting, provided the Globe and Mail with human resources expertise on the ins and outs of how to properly fire employees. Some of the tips that Clear [...]
Canadian Business magazine contacted Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting to provide human resources expertise on how to layoff employees with dignity and respect for their September 14, 2009 issue. For more information on how to layoff employees, please view our newsletters on Creative Alternatives to Layoffs and How to Handle Layoffs Effectively. Copyright 2009 Clear [...]