Team building

What's Your Office Holiday Party Style?

There are already a million and one articles on office party ideas, but many of them just repeat the same things. Maybe you’ve tried a few, or maybe you like to stick to a tradition. Either way,...

How To Run A Team Communication Activity In 3 Easy Steps

Offsite team building workshops can sometimes be difficult to coordinate. They’re expensive, they’re time-consuming, and often there are a few people who simply can’t make it due to other...

7 Ways HR Can Help Make Teams Successful

7 Ways HR Can Help Make Teams Successful An ineffective team can get bogged down, fail to deliver, and cost the organization in terms of lost productivity, missed goals and sagging morale. How can...

5 Powerful Strategies to Turn Dysfunctional Teams into High Performing Teams

Company leaders are responsible for reaching goals and bringing initiatives to fruition. This requires functioning teams. There are, unfortunately, a thousand and one ways teams can veer off-track,...

Your Favorite Posts of the Year

As we approach the middle of the year, I thought I’d use one of our blog posts to thank you for reading and sharing our blog. I'm always interested to see which posts interest you. Sometimes I...

A Talent Management Plan for the Digital Age

The digital age is changing the way that we manage talent. I don’t think there’s anyone in HR or recruiting today who would disagree with that statement and there’s more and more evidence that...

Talking Culture and Reinventing the Workplace with Expert Pam Ross

It’s undeniable that the workplace is changing more and at a quicker pace than ever before. Technology is constantly evolving while the workforce’s fastest growing demographic is the much talked...

How Your Yearly Performance Reviews are Sabotaging Engagement

I was talking to an HR Manager the other day and she was expressing her dislike for annual performance reviews. She wants to replace this archaic process with something that’s more effective. That...

How to Use Assessments for a Better Onboarding Experience

Onboarding. It takes a lot of time, labor and planning to truly onboard an employee. So why do it?

Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

Research has demonstrated that onboarding employees can lead to dramatic increases in retention, productivity, engagement and cost-savings for employers. Developing an onboarding program for on-site...

When Team Building Retreats Go Wrong

Our team recently had an offsite meeting in Beaver Creek for work-related brainstorming and leisure time together in a refreshing setting. I have to say, I’m proud and fortunate to manage such a...

What the Pan Am Games Can Teach Us About Team Building

The Pan Am games are about to kick off here in Toronto, and the media is starting to speculate on whose team is poised to win a medal in which sport, who’s healthy and which players are injured. At...

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