How to keep working on your business in a crisis

Canada is struggling right now along with the rest of the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses are having to lay people off, either permanently or temporarily, and we’re all worried about the economy and our futures. But that doesn’t mean we don’t keep going. There are many ways to keep ourselves busy and work…

Study: Canadian employers don’t know what workers want

A series of surveys and reports have come out recently that all seem to reveal the same thing: Canadian companies really don’t understand what their employees actually care about. The disconnect is causing higher turnover rates as workers jump ship seeking what their current job doesn’t offer. For example, a new poll released last week…

Tuesday is the most productive day of the week for Canadians

A recent survey of hundreds of Canadian workers has ranked the days of the week from most to least productive. It turns out that there’s a solid three hours when most of us actually work really hard at our jobs. It’s usually on Tuesdays. Apparently Tuesday is the most productive day of the week for…

What to do when an employee insults you on social media

Last month, it was reported that Canadian Pacific Railway conductor Stephanie Katelnikoff had been fired for a second time, this time over her social media posts. According to the CBC, Katelnikoff was previously fired after a Banff derailment, but was later reinstated after she was cleared of fault and filed a wrongful dismissal suit. This…