Creating a Positive Friendship Culture at the Workplace

Creating a Positive Friendship Culture at the Workplace

Today, we spend more time at work than ever before.  Just like friendships outside of the workplace, these relationships require healthy boundaries.  Unlike outside friendships, these relationships can have real consequences for your work life and career if not handled with care.

5 HR Pillars for Small Business

5 HR Pillars for Small Business

In a small business, there are often not enough resources to have staff dedicated to each function of your operation. You might have one or two jack-of-all-trades employees who are filling the role of reception, administration, customer service, payroll, marketing…you get the picture.  Or, maybe you are the company’s go-to person.  Whatever your situation, the one area that you want to be strong and steady is human resources. 

4 Guiding Principles for Employers when Requesting a Doctor's Note

4 Guiding Principles for Employers when Requesting a Doctor's Note

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether or not to request an employee to provide a doctor’s note.   If you find yourself wondering if you can or should be requesting a doctor's note here are a few factors you will need to consider. 

Break Gossip Habits with Positivity

Break Gossip Habits with Positivity

Have you ever walked past an office where people’s voices suddenly drop? Have you ever walked in the room and the conversation just stops, leaving an awkward silence?  Chances are you ran right into some folk’s mid-gossip.