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Agile Business Planning | Creating Flexible Business Plans

Our Human Resources Team Lead, Sue, reviews the key components of creating an agile business plan that allows businesses to quickly adapt to changing levels …

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Overview of CERB Changes

Overview of CERB Changes Last week (August 5, 2020) changes were announced to the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) as well as for a couple …

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Value of Digitizing Your Finance Function

This is part one of a two-part series. To learn more about how to phase your digital transformation, check out our step-by-step guide on Wicket’s …

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Leadership in Crisis

A Time to Pivot or Double-Down?

Crisis Offers Opportunity for Clarity and Focus I have been reflecting on the unprecedented challenges all business are navigating and what skills entrepreneurs and leaders …

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Starting a New Career During COVID-19: Challenges and Thoughts

2020 may have earned the title for roughest start to a year thus far (that does not involve a major conflict). To say the least: …

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Considerations for Reopening & Virtual Employee Engagement

An HR Chat We recorded this week’s discussion about re-opening considerations and how best to navigate the next phase of the COVID-19 journey for business …

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Advice for Work Refusals

Forrest Donaldson, HR Business Partner, has researched and compiled advice on responding to work refusals related to COVID-19. This post first contains key points, then …

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Supplemental Benefit Plans Explained

Here is a quick review of the Supplemental Benefit plan: Employers can use a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan to increase their employees’ weekly earnings …

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Government of Canada Support Programs

Wage Subsidies, EI, Work Sharing Options, SUB and Loans With so many changes and new information coming almost daily, we wanted to share updates that …

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The Unchartered Journey: A Time for Leaders to Shine

Living through the initial acute world-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic includes feeling the immense societal impacts and observing the leadership role in this period. …

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