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 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: Employee Engagement Series: Part 3: Bullying and Its Affect on Employee Engagement

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What is bullying and how does it affect employee engagement at the workplace? Bullying is something has been talked about more and more in the workplace, lately. This is because the effects of bullying on the employees involved can be devastating for the individual or group being bullied and it is destructive to the morale […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Part 5: What’s Human Resources Management Anyway? Compensation Programs

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Compensation Programs In this our fifth part of our “What’s Human Resources Management Anyway?” We look at the complex topic of Compensation, often referred to as Total Rewards. When you hear the term compensation you think of what a person is being paid for a job. This is piece of it but it is not […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Minimum wage increase in Ontario

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Fun Fact Friday: Minimum wage increase in Ontario Effective October 1st, 2015, the minimum wage has increased to $11.25 per hour, up from $11.00. The student minimum wage has also increased from $10.30 to $10.55 per hour and the liquor server’s minimum wage from $9.55 to $9.80 per hour. There are further changes affecting hunting […]

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Part 3: What is Human Resources Management anyway: Training and Development-a Vital Part of Human Resources.

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Training and Development-a Vital Part of Human Resources. The third part in our series “What is Human Resources Management Anyway?” looks at the training and development aspect. So what is training and development? It is a vital part of human resources. Training and development as a purview looks at the training and coaching that our […]

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Workplace Wednesday: What is Human Resources Management anyway?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

What is Human Resources Management anyway? Human resources management is seen as the over all management of the people in an employment situation. According to BusinessDictionary.com, it is defined as, “The process of hiring and developing employees so that they become more valuable to the organization. Human Resource Management includes conducting job analyses, planning personnel […]

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