Women in the Workforce

March is International Women’s History Month and what better time to take a look at the progress women have made in the workforce. Although we have come so far, there is still a long way to go! The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a hard blow to females this past year. Women have been hit particularly… Continue reading

March 15, 2021

HR Services for Businesses of Any Size

Imagine if you could have access to your own senior-level Human Resources department without the overhead. Now you can! True North HR Consulting offers plans that cover the entire employment lifecycle, making us an expert – and affordable – option for businesses with as few as five employees! Read on to find out about our… Continue reading

February 16, 2021

Meet the True North HR Team: Angela Burt

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

January 27, 2021

The Responsibilities of Great Leadership

Known as the Peter Parker principle, and popularized by Stan Lee’s Spiderman comic books, this old adage is especially true for our current leaders. Let’s take a look at some of the key responsibilities of great leadership in the workforce. The responsibilities of a great leader are more than just day-to-day tasks. The impact of… Continue reading

January 12, 2021

What Has 2020 Taught the HR World?

2020 has been a year of challenge and change that has taught the human resources world many important lessons. Ultimately this year has prepared us all to be better business owners and people leaders. Read on for some valuable takeaways from this unprecedented year. Adding new employees is an exciting but stressful process. You want… Continue reading

December 22, 2020

Ending 2020 with Gratitude

Pivot. Work from home. “Can everyone hear me okay?”. Synergy. Unprecedented. Best practices. The business world was introduced to a whole new set of catchphrases this year but, at True North HR Consulting, our word of the year is definitely gratitude. The global pandemic and ensuing lockdowns have changed the way that the world works…. Continue reading

December 16, 2020

What is a Workplace Culture Transformation?

Workplace culture is made up of the shared values, beliefs, attitudes and mindset of your organization. Workplace culture determines the personality of your organization, what you stand for and what sets you apart from the competition. Workplace culture is influenced and often defined by the leadership of your organization so, when change is needed, it… Continue reading

November 19, 2020

Hiring the RIGHT Leader for Your Organization

If the recent events south of the border have taught us anything, it is that any organization needs a strong, competent leader to not just thrive but to survive. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can ensure that your business attracts and retains the leadership candidates that you need.  Competence and… Continue reading

November 19, 2020

7 Essential HR Consulting Services for Small Businesses

Congratulations, your small business is growing! As your business expands and you start to hire employees, you want to make sure that they are properly taken care of and your own interests are protected. Working with a human resources consultant to put best practices in place is one of the most important investments that you… Continue reading

October 21, 2020

How to Attract the Best Employees for Your Small Business

Hiring employees is an important and exciting milestone in your small business journey. Attracting the best candidates for the position is an essential part of the process. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you need to take to find the best people for your small business.  Clarity is Key Be clear and… Continue reading

October 21, 2020

Mental Health Support in the Workplace

The current pandemic has brought workplace health and wellness into the spotlight, but much of the focus has been on our physical health. COVID-19 has also taken a huge toll on our mental health and it is important that employers are ready with support in the workplace.    A Culture of Support   One of… Continue reading

September 30, 2020

Infectious Disease Emergency Leave in the Province of Ontario

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in early 2020, no one was prepared for the effect it would have on the workforce. From designated essential services to forced closures to social distancing measures, this has truly been an unprecedented process for both employers and employees to adapt to. The possibility of a second wave is… Continue reading

September 21, 2020