Firing Right

How to Conduct a Termination Meeting

2019-07-22T11:59:25-04:00

Termination meetings are serious, sensitive discussions which require preparation and forethought. Here are some tips on how to conduct a termination meeting effectively.

How to Conduct a Termination Meeting2019-07-22T11:59:25-04:00

You’re Fired; Oops, Sorry, You’re Rehired!

2019-08-02T20:44:17-04:00

Whether you agree or disagree with the Hydro One employee being rehired, this case does highlight some actions companies should take to protect themselves.

You’re Fired; Oops, Sorry, You’re Rehired!2019-08-02T20:44:17-04:00

Mass layoffs no easy task: is Blackberry doing it right? – Canadian HR Reporter appearance

2019-08-07T13:20:02-04:00

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 [...]

Mass layoffs no easy task: is Blackberry doing it right? – Canadian HR Reporter appearance2019-08-07T13:20:02-04:00

Lessons from RBC outsourcing controversy: Canadian HR Reporter article

2019-08-07T16:52:58-04:00

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 [...]

Lessons from RBC outsourcing controversy: Canadian HR Reporter article2019-08-07T16:52:58-04:00

Termination Clauses: How To Reduce Your Severance Liability

2012-12-11T14:46:06-04:00

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 [...]

Termination Clauses: How To Reduce Your Severance Liability2012-12-11T14:46:06-04:00

How To Deal With Online Plagiarism

2019-08-07T17:08:13-04:00

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 [...]

How To Deal With Online Plagiarism2019-08-07T17:08:13-04:00

My Employee Is An Idiot – Can I Fire Him? The Aftermath of Stanley Cup Riot

2011-06-18T19:44:30-04:00

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 [...]

My Employee Is An Idiot – Can I Fire Him? The Aftermath of Stanley Cup Riot2011-06-18T19:44:30-04:00

Hiring and Firing Employees

2019-08-08T11:22:47-04:00

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 [...]

Hiring and Firing Employees2019-08-08T11:22:47-04:00

How to properly sack someone – Globe and Mail article

2019-08-08T11:30:58-04:00

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 [...]

How to properly sack someone – Globe and Mail article2019-08-08T11:30:58-04:00

How to Layoff Employees

2019-07-30T19:29:29-04:00

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 [...]

How to Layoff Employees2019-07-30T19:29:29-04:00