How to Motivate Your Staff and Make Them More Productive
Feb22

How to Motivate Your Staff and Make Them More Productive

Workplace Productivity High workplace productivity is the hallmark of a successful company – there are no two views on that. In this competitive marketplace, hard work and smart work go hand in hand. So this approach forms the basis of increased productivity at any workplace. However, being productive doesn’t necessarily mean spending long hours in the office, going through stress, and thereby achieving bare minimum. Entrepreneurs...

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Office Perks Employees Actually Want
Feb02

Office Perks Employees Actually Want

Is anyone in the office using a foosball table? Every modern company wants to be the best with great perks for their workers. The main problem with this situation is the fact that most companies focus on the design of the office space and less on the atmosphere in the office. Companies use their cool office design to attract future workers because that office says: “We are modern and you will have a great time here!” I mean, most of...

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Health Sector Jobs Market Analysis
Jan30

Health Sector Jobs Market Analysis

Statistics Of The Nursing Profession Over the past 15 years, the number of students entering into nursing programs has increased, which will prove to be an excellent career move because the need for nurses in the country is continuing to increase. As baby boomers age and retire, it seems that millennials are replacing those who were working in the nursing field. In fact, a recent Health Affairs study found that millennials are twice...

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HRchat Podcast Interview: Performance Management Tech and Strategy with Jilaine Parkes
Jan04

HRchat Podcast Interview: Performance Management Tech and Strategy with Jilaine Parkes

In the first episode of HRchat in 2018, we hear from Jilaine Parkes, President and Founder at SpriggHR, about tactics and tools which can help ensure companies accurately measure and support the development of employees. SpriggHR is an online performance management platform that provides the software, support and methodology to transform performance management processes. The Sprigg software provides tools to help with a full spectrum...

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HRchat Podcast Interview: The Impact of Nutrition Education in the Workplace with Ree Dolnick
Dec14

HRchat Podcast Interview: The Impact of Nutrition Education in the Workplace with Ree Dolnick

Nutrition is one of the single most important, yet undervalued, aspects of workplace productivity and employee engagement. A large number of corporate wellness programs focus on fitness, but hardly touch on nutrition education or providing healthy food choices in the office. In this episode of the HRchat show, host Bill Banham speaks with Ree Dolnick, President at Jeca Energy Cookies and Bars. Ree provides insights into the...

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HRchat Podcast Interview: Career Development and Innovation in the Workplace with Mark Franklin
Dec05

HRchat Podcast Interview: Career Development and Innovation in the Workplace with Mark Franklin

In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham talks with Mark Franklin, Co-Founder and President at OneLifeTools, Practice Leader and President at CareerCycles, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto, and Career Buzz radio host. Mark Franklin, M.Ed., P.Eng.,CMF, is practice leader of CareerCycles, a career management social enterprise with 3500+ clients across Canada. Mark created the CareerCycles narrative framework and...

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5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team
Nov17

5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team

Are you wondering how you can build a successful team? If so, you are in luck because successful teamwork and collaboration can be taught through the right approaches to leadership. There are many components involved in creating a successful team and it is not something that can happen overnight. If you are committed to nurturing the success of your team, read on to learn more. Make sure you have a clear vision As with any successful...

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The Relationship Between Skills and Performance
Oct27

The Relationship Between Skills and Performance

A common misunderstanding in the performance discourse is that the relationship between skill and performance is directly proportional. For instance, one basic misconception is the idea that if an employee has higher skills, then they can achieve better performance than someone with lower skills. But, the reality as we will examine is much more complicated. On a deeper level, the relationship between these two concepts unfolds in a...

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