Workplace Wednesday: How do you deal with HR as a small to medium business?

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How do you deal with HR as a small or medium business? Most small business owners go into business because they feel passionately about the service or product that they provide and they may not have the business savvy to ensure their business is sustainable. One of the options in this circumstance is to find […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Allergies in the Workplace

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Allergies in the Workplace: Today let’s discuss some strategies for how to handle some basic allergies in the workplace. More and more employees are suffering from food allergies than ever before. There are the food allergies, like peanuts and gluten; scent allergies like perfume and smoke and chemical allergies like latex. Health Canada reports that […]

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Workplace Wednesday: How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus

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How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus with Daniel Goleman: Daniel Goleman speaks to the topic of How Leaders can focus on three things to be great leaders. The first is tuning into and managing themselves. Self-reflection is so important to identifying and changing barriers that leaders create for their teams. Secondly, they need to […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Office Dress Code

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Workplace Wednesday: Office Dress Code It’s Workplace Wednesday and a good time to talk about the office dress code. It used to be that if you worked in an office you wore a suit (and a tie for men). Nowadays the dress code varies depending on the office culture and the industry you are working […]

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Workplace Wednesday: How to Make Your Day More Productive and Rewarding

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Making Your Day More Productive and Rewarding: This week is about making your day more productive but also more rewarding. Here are a few things to make sure to do first thing in your day and 1 thing not to do first thing in your day. First thing to start your day off with should […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Alcohol in the Workplace

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For this week’s Workplace Wednesday let’s look at alcohol in the work place. Drinking alcohol can have socio-economic effects and cost organization a lot of money. On the International Centre for Alcohol Policies Website, (http://www.icap.org/PolicyTools/ICAPBlueBook/BlueBookModules/22AlcoholandtheWorkplace/tabid/542/Default.aspx) they summarize the topic as follows: • Lost productivity—often as a result of absenteeism, poor job performance, accidents and injuries, […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness Series: Spirituality in the Workplace

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Workplace Wednesday: Spirituality in the Workplace Welcome to our last in the January Wellness Series. In this blog we will discuss what role spirituality plays in the workplace. The experts are always saying that spirituality and religion have no place in business. It is true that we should never make decisions based on someone’s religious […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness Series: Mind Wellness in the Workplace.

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January Wellness Series: Mind Wellness in the Workplace. This month we are looking at the various aspects of workplace wellness from a holistic approach. This means looking at how the body, mind and spirit all factor in to your wellness. This week we are focusing on Mind Wellness in the workplace. What does Mind Wellness […]

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