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The Most Wonder(Stress)ful Time of Year

The Most Wonder(Stress)ful Time of Year
November 24, 2022

While it may be the most wonderful time of the year for some people, for many the holidays can be associated with stress, chaos and overwhelm.

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Introducing: RLB People

Introducing: RLB People
October 3, 2022

RLB Chartered Professional Accountants is excited to unveil the rebranded HR Consulting practice now known as RLB People.  

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Generation Z Entering the Workforce

Generation Z Entering the Workforce

"Gen Z" is the youngest generation you will see currently beginning their careers. The oldest members of the generation are currently in their mid-20s and were born in the mid-1990s through the late 2000s. The future of work is here, with different expectations and mindsets on many topics and the notion of the work itself. It is imperative that employers understand the new generation as they enter the workforce and reshape the traditional workplace norms.

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Remote Onboarding: Steps to Success

Remote Onboarding: Steps to Success

COVID-19 has opened employers' eyes to the benefits of offering remote and hybrid work opportunities. It may be challenging for some employers to imagine not conducting their new hires' onboarding and training in person, luckily there are various ways to ensure a smooth transition and foster a warm welcome virtually.

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Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in your Workplace

Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in your Workplace
April 13, 2022

In today’s workforce, we are seeing more companies put diversity, equity, and inclusion into greater focus. DEI, as it is often shortened to, is so much more than a policy, a training session, or a headcount. It is an opportunity to foster employee engagement with varying perspectives.

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Right to Disconnect Legislation

Right to Disconnect Legislation
February 16, 2022

What Employers need to know when implementing the Right to Disconnect Legislation Employers that employ 25 more employees on January 1st of any year must have a written policy on disconnecting from work in place by March 1st of that year. This is referred to as the Right to Disconnect provision. The purpose of this legislation is to support employees mental wellbeing and encourage work-life balance. The main questions employers and employees themselves are asking is what does this mean and how is this going to be implemented?

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Drive your Employee Engagement through Performance Feedback

Drive your Employee Engagement through Performance Feedback
February 1, 2022

Drive your Employee Engagement through Performance Feedback Effective performance management is essential to a business. It is critical to an employee’s personal development to implement effective performance management processes. Performance management encourages communication, pinpoints strengths, and builds long-lasting work relationships. Providing comprehensive feedback allows your employees to achieve their greatest potential which, as a result, increases productivity.

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Get Up Day: Taking A Look At Resiliency & Wellbeing

Get Up Day: Taking A Look At Resiliency & Wellbeing
January 31, 2022

February 1st is National Get Up Day. This gives us an opportunity to share inspiring stories of perseverance. It reminds us to pick ourselves up when we have fallen and give it another try. In our new normal, one of our biggest challenges can be working effectively from home while still feeling connected to your co-workers. Many of these trials could be parents with young children having to take on the role of teacher or dealing with a demanding and affectionate officemate (yes, I am talking about my cat).

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Government Subsidy Update

Government Subsidy Update

There are changes happening in the CRA’s subsidy programs this fall.  The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) end on October 23, 2021.  These programs have provided wage and rent subsidy income to businesses that have been affected by the COVID pandemic.  There is a 6-month filing deadline on these programs, so the final periods will be due September 20, 2022.

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Path to RLB: Meet Mike

Path to RLB: Meet Mike