The Canada-B.C. Job Grant is a program that assists BC employers to invest in employee training, with the total training cost divided between the employer and the government.
A positive employee staff meeting can boost morale, help lower staff stress and frustration, and encourage new and innovative ideas. Here are 7 tips to assist you in conducting effective staff meetings.
An engaged employee is committed because they believe in the overall purpose of the company and because of the contribution they are making by working there. The question is then, how do we create engaged employees? Here are some important factors:
We were recently enjoying a beverage at our local Starbucks Canada outlet, and noticed a posting on the bulletin board for a job fair. It provides an excellent example of many of the lessons that we’ve shared previously about how to create an effective employer brand.
Over the recent holiday period, I had a chance to read an interesting leadership and HR management book, Looptail. Looptail is Bruce Poon Tip's story of how he created G Adventures, a world renowned adventure travel company, based in Toronto. After backpacking in Asia, Poon Tip started his company with only his maxed out credit cards [...]
Canadian HR Reporter contacted Cissy Pau of Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting to comment on a study about the behaviours that employees who leave their jobs demonstrate prior to quitting. According to a study out of Utah State University, employees who are thinking of leaving their jobs may give off subtle cues others can pick up [...]
Canadian Business magazine contacted human resources consultant Cissy Pau at Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting Inc. for her take on the costs of increased employee absenteeism in the workplace and what employers can do about it. Here's what Cissy had to say about tracking workplace absenteeism, as the Conference Board of Canada reported found that less than [...]
Business in Vancouver contacted Cissy Pau of Clear HR Consulting to write a column on developing high-potential employees for their Human Resources Quarterly section. With many of our clients, the owner or senior managers finds it challenging to develop their next generation of leaders because of limited time for training, tight budgets, and no vacancies [...]
A new study commissioned by Gallup reports that 70% of U.S. employees are either “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work, so The Simi Sara Show on CKNW AM 980 contacted Clear HR Consulting for human resources advice and expertise on what employers and employees can do to improve employee engagement. Here are 3 things that [...]
The Vancouver Sun contacted human resources consultant Cissy Pau at Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting Inc. for her take on whether companies like Lululemon can require their employees to take personal growth training and to share their personal goals. Here's what Cissy had to say about companies wanting their staff to take training that encourages significant personal disclosure: "If [...]