Ask the Expert – Making work-from-home work for you
Making work-from-home work for you by Kim Hunter, People First HR Services Although not every workplace is suited to remote work, many industries have roles or tasks that could be effectively completed outside of their regular ‘office’ environments. For many workers, the flexibility to work from home/the cottage/anywhere with sunshine is a tangible benefit […]
Advanced Human Resources Certificate Program in Partnership with University of Winnipeg PACE
The University of Winnipeg PACE has partnered with People First HR Services to create a one-of-a- kind Advanced Human Resources Certificate Program to advance the skills of mid-level HR professionals. The program consists of eight half days sessions and are delivered by People First HR Services’ industry leading professionals. Building on the strengths of PACE’s […]
Ask the Expert – Absenteeism: are your employees sick, or just sick of being there?
Absenteeism: are your employees sick, or just sick of being there? Todd Nadeau, People First HR Services The most recent data from the Conference Board of Canada estimates that employee absenteeism cost Canadian companies $16.6 billion in 2012. Additionally, the average full-time Canadian worker was absent from work 9.3 days in 2011. That’s almost two […]
Learning the Language of Gender by Michael Embury van Wyk, People First HR Services Think about this: how often are you asked to select “male” or “female” on a standard form? Now, imagine that you do not identify yourself as being either of these options. This is the daily reality for people that don’t […]