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Making Feedback Count

According to Bill Gates, “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” That’s the core truth about feedback. We need it, even if we don’t want it sometimes. In fact, those are the times we really should listen. In the workplace, feedback can help employees both improve and grow. It just might be the most important job that a manager or supervisor has to carry out. Negative feedback can point out an employee’s weaknesses and where they can improve. Positive feedback can show that you value their contribution and encourage them to keep up their good work.



HR Considerations in the Age of BYOD
It used to be that you only had to worry about bringing your own lunch to work. Now many employers either allow or compel workers to bring their own computing devices to work with them. There are advantages to this, but what are the HR implications?


5 Misconceptions About Motivating Employees
How motivated and engaged are your company’s employees this winter? The holiday season is over, but the days are still short, and the weather remains unbearably cold. We’ve officially entered a season known for low productivity, sluggishness and a lack of creativity.

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Avoiding "Stupid Busy" Syndrome
Leadership teams need to get out of the stupid, busy death spiral they create through weak strategic leadership... or risk declining engagement and retention.





    

Fed. Gov’t Highlights Ways it is Strengthening Economy by Advancing Gender Equality

Inspiration and Empowerment: 'Canada's Top Employers for Young People' for 2019 are Announced

Government of Canada Improves Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

Survey: 63% of Workers in Canada Consider Health and Wellness Offerings When Choosing a Job


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    News

BC: New Skills Training, Employment Supports For People Who Need It Most

ON: Welcoming a New Year of Competitiveness for Ontario's Labour Market

ON: Prov. Continues to Support Job Creators and Workers

MB: Province Announces Grant to Help Advance Women in Trades

NB: WorkSafeNB’s Deficiencies in Managing Injured Worker Claims Prevent Timely Return to Work, AG

NB: Phase 2 of Program For Seasonal Workers Begins

NL: New Projects through Workforce Innovation Centre to Support Rural Residents, Women, Newcomers

NS: Minister Accepts Minimum Wage Increase Recommendations

SK: Prov. Sees Strong Job Growth Heading Into 2019

This Month
viewpoints
Feedback: Better to Receive Than Give
Receiving less than favourable feedback is like going to the dentist. Sometimes painful, but necessary.

features
Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Feedback
Feedback can help employees both improve and grow. It just might be the most important job that a manager or supervisor has to carry out.
HR Considerations in the Age of BYOD
Many employers now either allow or compel workers to bring their own computing devices to work with them. What are some of the pros and cons?


law
Employer Found Not Guilty of Criminal Negligence in Employee’s Death
A mechanic died removing a gas tank because of his own decision, not the employer’s, a judge ruled.
National Amateur Sports Team Players May Apply to Unionize
The players get paid for services rendered and are therefore employees, the labour board found.
Denial of Medical Marijuana Coverage Did Not Discriminate
The insurer did not reimburse a woman for medical marijuana because it doesn’t have a Health Canada drug number.

strategies
5 Misconceptions About Motivating Employees during the Winter
How motivated and engaged are your company’s employees this winter?
Gap Exists Between Intentions and Actions When it Comes to Diversity and Inclusion
There is still a lot of confusion about what diversity and inclusion mean practically and how you get there.

Shop Talk
Tips to Help Businesses Beat the Flu Season
Flu season is back, and it can cost businesses billions of dollars in sick days and lost productivity if not carefully managed.
Stupid Busy: Is Your Leadership Team Overloading Your Organization?
Leadership teams need to get out of the stupid, busy death spiral they create through weak strategic leadership.



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