• Staff Meeting. Those two words do not commonly stir up any positive emotions or thoughts, especially in the summertime. More likely contemplations such as ‘why now’, ‘how long is this going to take’, and ‘this will make me late for my next appointment’ are some of the typical office-friendly views employees have on the topic.

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  • The Canadian economy lost 6,400 jobs in June as a strong gain in full-time employment failed to fully offset losses in part-time jobs, Statistics Canada said Friday. The unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 per cent.

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  • Almost two-thirds of an adults waking hours are spent at work. A healthy workplace makes great business sense. Healthy employees mean less employee turnover, health benefit costs, and lost productivity. This alone is a great incentive for employers to take a look at what they currently offer for their employees and see how they can improve their offerings.

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  • The terms polychronic and monochronic are used to describe how we understand and use time as well as how time affects our attitudes, behaviours and communication as identified by Edward T. Hall. Take a look at this side by side comparison of the key traits of a polychronic person and a monochronic person to see which one best suits your personality.

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  • When it comes to hiring new staff and maintaining existing ones, it is essential that you are able to manage your workforce efficiently. In order to do this, it is necessary to review every aspect of your processes, including staff attendance, productivity, morale and technology. We look at a few of these more closely below.

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