Testing

Hiring For Diversity and Equity vs Merit and Competence

“Increasing the percentage of females or racial minorities in corporate workforces are goals often pursued by firms devoted” to Diversity, equity, and inclusion (known as DEI) and it has gained great prominence in recent years.   More and more companies are trying to apply DEI to their hiring practices.  Opponents claim that this tends “to advance the mingling of racial or sexual identity with critical hiring decisions, leading to a decline in overall profitability and efficiency as efforts to hire the most qualified candidates are deprioritized.”

read more

A Common Sense Approach To Recruitment Challenges

Almost 75% of employers are, or will be, experiencing hiring challenges in 2023.  This isn’t news. Forbes[i], Benefits Canada[ii], LinkedIn[iii], The Guardian[iv] and others offer articles full of disturbing survey statistics and trends and itemize the problems that...

read more

What Do You Do About Time Theft?

Time Theft is when an employee is engaged in something other than the work they’re being paid to do during work hours.  It’s becoming a big problem for employers, particularly with the increase in remote workers.  Recently, an employee in British Columbia was ordered to return $2500 to her employer due to time theft.  

read more

The Cost of The Toxic Workplace

A toxic workplace is no fun for anyone. It contributes to higher turnover, increased expense, inefficiency, low morale and often, a damaged reputation. To do nothing only exacerbates the problem and telegraphs to employees that management either doesn’t care or simply isn’t minding the store.

read more

The Great Resignation and Your Company or Career

Some individuals would like to change jobs, or train for better ones, but can’t afford the time or expense of additional training or education while simultaneously supporting their families. They feel trapped, frustrated and maybe a little resentful too. Is it any wonder that people are jumping ship for a few dollars more, even if it doesn’t advance their actual careers?

read more

Search Articles