Progressive discipline uses a progression of consequences that gradually increase in severity to deal with the employee’s continued failure to meet expectations. While progressive discipline signifies that the employer takes these issues seriously, it also demonstrates a fairness with the use of proportionality, where the conduct is weighed against severity. It also allows the employee the opportunity to understand their shortcomings along with repeated multiple opportunities to correct their behaviour.
Starting a new job is a bit like taking a trip. You do the research online, check out TripAdvisor, book your tickets, pre-book your seats, board the plane and hopefully everything goes well and you enjoy your vacation destination! This blog will go through the onboarding process for new employees in such way that employers can ensure new staff become engaged and performing members of the team as quickly as possible. That dream job should make you as happy as a dream vacation!
Onboarding starts before an employee is hired. Employer branding and culture shaping messages help candidates to self-select to ensure a good fit. You can be sure that potential candidates are checking you out on LinkedIn, Facebook and Glassdoor, similar to the way travelers check TripAdvisor when planning a trip. At this point in the process, candidates and applicants need to be treated like customers and clients. … Continue reading “Creating a stellar employee onboarding experience that helps employees soar!”
It’s been hard to miss the Olympics, and face it, who would have wanted to miss the exhilarating, elegant and extreme gold medal performances of the 2014 Sochi Olympics! Canadian athletes came out on top of the podium in multiple events including the nail-biting women’s gold medal hockey final and Alex Biloudeau’s flawless repeat gold medal run in moguls skiing. Russia had some incredible performances in figure skating from both an aging star and an emerging one in the team skate event. Both Canada and Russia performed very well in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.