What is Pay Equity?

The movement towards pay equity dates back to the 1860s to address the gender wage gap. However, it wasn’t until the 1950s that this concept gained substantial attention at the International Labour Convention 100, where Canada signed an agreement to ensure equal pay for work of equal value. Perhaps you’ve heard this term tossed around,… Continue reading

August 30, 2023

Hr Audits-the complete guide

HR Audits: The Complete Guide

Human resource policies take time to draft, review and implement. Once this process is completed, you can move on to other HR concerns and leave them set in stone. As your organization grows, it is essential to ensure these policies remain relevant and effective. This is where the  HR audit comes into play. An HR… Continue reading

August 3, 2023

Understanding Fractional HR and How it Can Help Your Business

What is Fractional HR?

Understanding Fractional HR and How it Can Help Your Business As your business scales, the need for capable, experienced, and dedicated staff grows. These professionals will help propel your vision forward, but it can be challenging to add to your team, considering the resources needed. This is a common theme for HR departments. Whether you… Continue reading

June 27, 2023

The Value of Total Compensation Packages: A Comprehensive Guide

The Value of Total Compensation Packages: A Comprehensive Guide

Total compensation has emerged as a prominent term among companies looking to attract and retain top talent. However, it has always been an integral part of the employee compensation structure, which aims to provide equitable remuneration. While compensation is defined as “money that an employee receives for doing their job,” total compensation is about more… Continue reading

May 15, 2023

Ontario's Electronic Monitoring Policy: Here's What You Should Know

Ontario’s Electronic Monitoring Policy: Here’s What You Should Know

Remote and hybrid working conditions sharply rose during 2020, and that trend has continued for many organizations. In light of the opportunity for various work conditions, the Ontario government put together Bill 88, which specifically addresses electronic monitoring policies and the Digital Platform Workers’ Rights Act.  This legislative compliance requirement, which mandates the creation and… Continue reading

April 24, 2023

What's the Difference Between Pay Equity and Pay Equality?

What’s the Difference Between Pay Equity and Pay Equality?

Navigating compensation terminology can be tricky. Acronyms that aren’t spelled out, phrases you don’t understand, or terms that seem to mean the same thing. It wasn’t too long ago that speaking about pay or wages was considered an outlawed conversation. But now, pay has become an authentic topic of conversation. Pay equity vs. pay equality… Continue reading

March 20, 2023

How to Create a Leadership Development Plan

How to Create a Leadership Development Plan

Leadership is one of the most crucial elements of an organization. It guides culture, morale, and work ethic and helps drive the company forward. However, hiring specifically for leadership positions can be challenging. It can take time for someone to understand the nuances of an enterprise, all the while trying to guide other employees. However,… Continue reading

February 27, 2023

Six Common Recruiting Challenges (And Their Solutions)

Six Common Recruiting Challenges (And Their Solutions)

Whether filling a role or creating a new position, recruiting is essential to ensuring you hire the right person for the job. But this isn’t always a straightforward process. In many cases, small and medium-sized businesses, especially, face challenges in recruitment. In this post, we’ll explore some challenges and actionable solutions to make this process… Continue reading

January 23, 2023

Five Tips for Hiring Top Talent

Five Tips for Hiring Top Talent

Adding the right person to your team can transform it in more ways than one. Looking for top talent and filling a role within your organization takes time, and just as you are searching for the right person, they are searching for the right company. There must be a match on both sides. With that… Continue reading

December 21, 2022

policy checklist for employers

HR Compliance: A 2022 Policy Checklist for Employers

As holiday parties wrap up the year, awards are given, and bonuses are allocated, it’s worthwhile to reflect on the changes the past 12 months have brought. Ensuring you hit the mark on HR shifts in 2022 should be a top priority before the new year. Specifically, legislation regarding some policies was either updated or… Continue reading

December 16, 2022

The Eight Types of Compensation

The Eight Types of Compensation

The job market continues to shift as companies realign their objectives, grow their operations, and focus on the needs of their employees. However, potential hires, and even your current staff, are driven in some way by the types of compensation available to them. While a healthy workplace culture and connecting with invaluable mentors certainly entices… Continue reading

November 28, 2022