5 Payroll & HR Impacts of Coronavirus on Canadian Small Businesses

Paid Vacation Changes, HR Policies Among Areas Affected by the Growing Outbreak Small business owners aren’t known to panic in uncertain times – but they do like to be prepared. While large Canadian companies dealing with the coronavirus outbreak have had to cancel international trips, withstand the stock market falling, and temporarily shut down thousands…

7 HR Policies to Make Employees Feel Valued this New Year

Personalized Touches, Focus on Wellness Improve Productivity When it comes time for the holiday season, no one wants to be an office Scrooge. And while it may be tempting to your inner Ebenezer to make employees work right through the holidays to keep the growth going, creating HR policies that make your employees feel valued…

How Time Clock Software Helps Improve Productivity & Attendance

Time Data Helps Business Owners Identify Issues, Enhance Efficiency With the new schoolyear in full swing, teachers across the country track attendance each day to make sure little Janey and Johnny aren’t off on a Ferris Bueller-style Ferrari joyride somewhere. But in the business world, it’s not teachers who track attendance, of course – it’s…

The New Workplace

Thank yo, Google! While you weren’t the first, you’ve certainly popularized fun work environments. The word has spread, and at many companies the 9-to-5 cubicle is a thing of the past. Most employees will tell you it is for the better – but how do you offer a great environment at your office without breaking…

Interview: Future of Work

I recently joined Dominic Mazzone on his podcast Start Attack (hosted on 360STRM) to talk about entrepreneurship and some trends we’re seeing in the Canadian workforce. The traditional 9-5 job is under attack with many job-seekers looking for flexible work hours and freelance positions. We’re seeing individuals value short-term associations with their employers and gravitate to…