What Are Gen Z Job Seekers Looking for in a Workplace?

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Gen Z was born between 1997 and 2002. Like other generations, they have unique perspectives and priorities about finding a job. Understanding what Gen Z is looking for in their job search helps attract them to your company. Filling their needs encourages them to remain with your organization long-term.   Providing the following can help… Read more »

Your ULTIMATE Manitoba Summer Bucket List

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The sun is out and the HEAT is here! There are so many things to do and so little time. Make the most of your summer by stepping out of your comfort zone! Dare to try something different. Include these activities on your Manitoba summer bucket list! 1. Pinawa Channel Float & Paddle Pinawa Channel… Read more »

Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One

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Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One Mercer Bradley

Although “equality” and “equity” are different by only two letters, their meanings are significantly different. Whereas equality involves giving all employees the same resources, equity involves distributing these resources based on individual needs. Although equity and equality are important to all employees, understanding the issues is especially critical for managers and leaders. Knowing how equity… Read more »

How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process

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How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process Mercer Bradley

Hiring for your accounting and finance team is a challenging process. You want a candidate with the right combination of education, skills, and experience to succeed in the role. This is why hiring internally can be so appealing. You know the candidate already was vetted, understands your company culture, and likely needs less time for… Read more »

Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

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Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to go on, the employer-employee relationship continues to be tested. Moving forward during this time of uncertainty requires defined expectations of what this relationship should look like. Although employers and employees may consider each other family, the reality is that they are not. The problem with thinking of employees as… Read more »

What Matters to Your Stakeholders?

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Stakeholders are the individuals, groups, or organizations directly involved with or indirectly affected by a project, product, service, or enterprise. These relationships impact why and how you conduct business. Your internal and external stakeholders are more visible, prominent, vocal, and powerful today than ever before. They hold your business accountable for its actions in more… Read more »

How to Fit Work Around Our Lives (Not the Other Way Around)

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How to Fit Work Around Our Lives (Not the Other Way Around)

The traditional work model has employees working 8 hours each day during a set time. This typically means that the most awake, productive hours of the day belong to employers. If employees want to take care of personal needs during this time, they need permission from their manager to take vacation days. Once the paid… Read more »

The Positive Effects of an Effective Mentor Program

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The best companies have an effective mentor program. Providing a mentor for new hires gives you an edge over the competition for many reasons. Why Should You Provide A Mentor Program? 1) Show Dedication to Employees Providing a mentor program demonstrates dedication to your employees. The mentor passes on the skills and experience they built… Read more »