When searching for new opportunities, making the right connections – and a great first impression – is among the toughest initial challenges. When reaching out to recruiters over LinkedIn and breaking the ice, it’s important to be justified and rational, as you don’t want to waste their time. That said, you should also avoid wasting… Continue reading
When organizations reach out to True North HR Consulting for talent-related services, they often ask, “what is talent acquisition, and how does it differ from recruitment?” If you’re unfamiliar with the methodology, don’t worry, you’re far from alone! Today, not only will we provide the answer to this question, but we’ll also dive deeper into… Continue reading
Executive team members get a bad rep in general; there’s a misconception that all are overpaid and underutilized. While this may be the case at some companies, it doesn’t have to be at yours, and what if your executives have been working tirelessly to help the team achieve incredible success? Everyone deserves to be appropriately… Continue reading
When running a business, especially a smaller one, you need to readily rely on every single employee. This means attracting and retaining the ideal individuals for specific roles is paramount. Not only that, but your team needs to remain flexible, readily adaptive to growth, and receptive to growth and training opportunities that pertain to their… Continue reading
The modern-day business needs modern-day HR solutions, and those solutions need to be able to zero in on the specific needs of individual employees in all departments. This is important, and to ensure optimal growth, collaboration, and impactful results that make life better for everyone, you need the right tools for the job. This is… Continue reading
Modern business operations have plenty of responsibilities on their plate. Sometimes, the very act of maintaining the day-to-day can cause select issues and pressing needs to fall by the wayside. When this happens, such as with waning employee retention or low morale, it’s crucial to rectify it with a newly optimized – and modernized –… Continue reading
Your business – any company, really – relies on hardworking human beings. People with ideas, feelings, personalities, a variety of skill sets, and ever-changing needs. Addressing the latter whenever possible often benefits all the former elements; that’s where, as the term implies, human resources can save the day – and tomorrow. With the right approach,… Continue reading
With salary comparisons listed all over the internet, there are many factors to consider to bring the numbers in line. Are you paying your employees enough? Let’s take a look.
55% of small and medium-sized businesses in Canada are struggling to hire the workers they need. Some industries have been harder hit than others, with Stats Canada quoting nearly 130,000 unfilled jobs in the foodservice and accommodation sector. While there is no easy answer on how to fill these positions, we are currently helping our clients develop creative strategies to entice workers back to their roles or to recruit new staff.
Ultimately, employers have an obligation to protect the health and safety of their employees.
The pandemic has forced employers to take a look at their policies and procedures in ways that they have possibly never imagined before. The shift to a remote workplace forced changes and introduced flexibility that some employees may be reluctant to give up. There are also concerns about vaccinations, employee safety, compensation, employee recruitment and… Continue reading
True North HR Consulting is made up of incredible team members, all working together to ensure the success of our clients. Our team’s extensive experience and expertise encompass all aspects of the Human Resources world, allowing us to focus on your true needs. From small businesses to large organizations, our goal is to assist, advise… Continue reading