Change Management Essentials

  Change management is essential in almost every company. The companies especially use change management in difficult situations such as:  Business changes and transformations  M&A (Merger and Acquisition) When C-level leadership changes happen In restructuring and reorganizing When a heavy policy change is required (security changes, protocol changes, or industry standards) A company would use […]

Adapt and Overcome: The 3 Key Changes In Remote Recruiting And Hiring

Recruiting and hiring processes have essentially changed overnight. The process went from a mostly offline experience to a solely online experience, but not without challenges. The entire hiring process had to be adapted to fit an online format, yet still retain the effectiveness of the previous way of doing it.  Now you had to find […]

The Case For Providing A Positive Candidate Experience

  “Can I quit and rejoin the company?” You’re sitting there wondering what the employee means and they respond, “I joined the company 4 years ago and back then we didn’t have the onboarding process that we have today. Every new member of the office is talking about how transformational of an experience it was […]

Onboarding / Off Boarding / Cross Boarding

  Creating a great employee experience starts even before the employee joins the organization and continues until the day they leave the organization, and after. In today’s world, experiences matter. Onboarding, Cross Boarding and Off Boarding processes can derail or elevate employee engagement and success.  Proper onboarding helps employees become part of the organization, improves […]

Coaching Conversations: Evolve to a Continuous Performance Management Process (CPM)

If the research on performance management has taught us anything, it’s that the greatest challenges companies face is more about people than processes. It’s not usually an ineffective process or tool that hinders the effectiveness of performance management, but resistance from people within the organization to change their mindsets and behaviours relating to coaching and […]

Build trust through a better employee experience

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With unemployment levels reaching historic lows, it’s a job seeker’s market. If your organization can’t provide a positive and fulfilling experience for your employees, they’ll move on to somewhere that can. Everyone expects to be paid accurately and on time. They want to make sure their vacation and sick time accruals and balances to be […]

A Diverse Workforce Means More Than Equal Opportunity For Woman

The globalization of workforces has pushed for more than just gender diversification. Diversity in the business environment now includes everything from gender, race, and ethnicity as well as religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, culture or disabilities. Companies around the world are discovering that supporting a culture of inclusion offers them many more benefits. Intuitively I […]

Continuous Performance Management Is Not New

The idea of Continuous Performance Management (CPM) is not new. Companies have long advised managers to engage in continuous coaching and communication with employees throughout the year. However, managers were rarely held accountable for these conversations nor given the tools to support them. Consequently, many performance management systems went stagnant and reviews remained annual exercises that […]

Our Fundraiser Was a HUGE success! Thank you

On July 4th the HR Strategies team took to the streets of Richmond Hill with the intention to sell lunches in our Lunch for a Cause campaign to raise money for Plan International. Our initial goal was to raise $1000 and we are thrilled to announce that we more than doubled that! We brought in […]

3 Reasons We Love Collaboration Software!

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Social collaboration software streamlines HR business processes across your organization by bringing people together to drive company-wide results. The obvious benefit is the elimination of information silos in your organization, but here are 3 maybe not so obvious ways HR benefits from collaboration software:  Streamline your onboarding process When combined with a formal onboarding program, […]