Category Archives: Employee Relations

Medical Documentation – Let’s get it right!

  An employee comes forward and tells their manager that they have a note from a medical professional… In my experience this is how what should be a simple conversation often turns into an emotionally heightened state of confusion. Let … Continue reading

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Are You an Ambassador of Change?

This year has been an amazing year of wondrous adventure and challenges that have provided me with opportunities and learning potential. Over the last year I have successfully adjusted to a new role with my employer, successfully assisted in multiple … Continue reading

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The Nemesis of Improvement is Complacency

If my years of experience have taught me anything it is that the nemesis of improvement is complacency. It’s that acceptance that whatever could be potentially improved won’t be because “that’s the way it has always been” or “that’s just … Continue reading

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Work/Life Balance

Recently I was asked, “How important do you think work/life balance is?” Well, in my opinion it is very important. Let me explain. There are a lot of advantages to maintaining a healthy balance between your work life and that … Continue reading

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Employee Recognition

After attending an awards event last night where people were recognized for their contribution to their organizations, their profession and their community I was inspired to give some further thought to the concept of recognition. What is recognition? Is it … Continue reading

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