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, while employees want to know if they will be paid.
To prevent your policies and procedures from becoming front page news or creating a firestorm on social media that will negatively impact your employer brand, it is important to know how to communicate policies and procedures to staff effectively.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a widely-used personality assessment and management development tool that describes people’s preferences for interacting with others, gathering information, making decisions, and organizing their lives.
It is critical to know how to write a job description, as the job description is your “road map to success.” From hiring, training, compensation, orientation, performance reviews, and promotion - the job description starts the entire process.
Implementing a trendy initiative doesn’t make a company trendy. An attractive place to work is created when there is consistency, when the culture is authentic and when the story is real.
We find that many small business owners rely on BC Employment Standards myths, rather than on facts, to determine the terms and conditions of employment for their staff.
Never hire anyone without conducting an effective reference check. You would be surprised how often we uncover damaging information about the candidate from their self-selected references.
How do you ensure that changes to an employee’s position, title, responsibilities or pay doesn’t land you in hot water or result in a constructive dismissal claim? We offer some tips and advice, courtesy of our legal colleagues at McCarthy Tetrault LLP.
A company in today’s competitive business environment cannot afford to ignore an under-performing employee without serious consequences, and must be able to manage non-performing employees effectively.