[ Our virtual services are affordable and flexible. ONLY HIRE US FOR WHAT YOU NEED. ]

YOUR PEOPLE ARE YOUR GREATEST ASSETS. WHO YOU HIRE & HOW YOU TREAT THEM CREATES YOUR CULTURE.

YOUR PEOPLE ARE YOUR GREATEST ASSETS. WHO YOU HIRE & HOW YOU TREAT THEM CREATES YOUR CULTURE.

[ Great vision without great people is irrelevant ]

hUMAN RESOURCES - PEOPLE & CULTURE

How much time do you invest in your people?
Do you have a plan to hire and retain talented personnel?
Spending too much time scheduling staff?
Unsure about labour laws and your legal obligations?

Canadian small businesses and non-profits drive economic growth, provide employment and meet the needs of Canadians every day, yet they often don’t get the guidance or support they need. We help small businesses succeed by becoming their virtual HR department. We ease the stress and uncertainty that comes with managing people by providing tools and services that help create a positive workplace culture with legal processes in place. 

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In the 1920’s it was called Personnel Administration. It evolved into Human Resources, a term coined in 1893, by John R. Commons, but took popularity in decades to come. Today, the industry is shifting, and the emerging approach to HR is termed People & Culture.

Regardless of the terminology, businesses are accountable for who they hire and the culture they cultivate. We can help create a structure, consistent processes and a positive workplace culture in your business, by offering a fresh perspective on the why and the how. By investing in your employees, you’ll benefit from your employees investing in your business in return.

"You don’t build a business. You build people,
then people build the business."

- zig ziglar

"You don’t build a business. You build people,
then people build the business."

- zig ziglar

[ Developing people. Delivering results. ]

HR SERVICES

We provide Canadian small businesses and non-profits with HR management and consulting that large businesses take for granted. And, it’s all done virtually so you’ll have access to your HR team anytime, and from anywhere.

YOUR PEOPLE

Your CULTURE

STRATEGY & PLANNING

RECRUITING

RETENTION PLANNING

COMMUNICATION

SCHEDULING

HEALTH & SAFETY

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

STAFF & BUSINESS MANUALS

TRAINING

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things".

- Peter Drucker

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things".

- Peter Drucker

[ People before strategy. ]

I'M A SMALL BUSINESS, DO I REALLY NEED AN HR DEPARTMENT? CAN I AFFORD IT?

Manager: What happens if we spend time training and investing in staff and they leave?
Owner/CEO: What happens if we don’t and they stay?

It is true that you may spend time and money investing in your HR and training, and staff may end up leaving at some point. The moral of the story is that your business will benefit immediately from a well-trained and well-cared for staff for as long as they are with you. And, you’ll have a much greater chance of retaining qualified staff if you invest in them, train them and treat them well. A well cared for staff will care for your business in return.

In many cases, the same issues face all businesses, no matter what your industry or your size. We can help you manage staffing and workplace culture challenges in most areas of your business. We provide experienced mentoring, training, advice and hands on solutions that are affordable and designed to work for you and your business’ individual personality.

We’ll be there for you and your staff when you need us most, at the end of the phone, via video, email or whatever suits you best. Our services are completely flexible, adaptable, and scalable to your business needs. 

* (stats: Kronos, ISG, Allegis Group, Mercer)

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Of employers believe a great corporate culture gives their organizations a competitive edge
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Of employers report that attracting and retaining qualified staff is a growing challenge.
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Of businesses say employee onboarding is not used or underutilized at their organization
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Employers say employee burnout is responsible for up to half of their annual workforce turnover
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Of employees would stay longer with a business that listens to and addresses their concerns

"Offering something that people want includes making a company that people want to work for."

- Sahil Lavingia

"Offering something that people want includes making a company that people want to work for."

- Sahil Lavingia
[ Developing people. Delivering results. ]

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

The process of managing performance includes both managers and employees. Ensuring your employees and managers are involved in the right way creates a shared understanding of what your business is aiming to achieve at the organizational level.

A good management system is characterized by effective communication, effective use of resources, better team and individual productivity, minimization of litigation risks, improved decision making and professionalism in running the business.

Aligning your business objectives with your employees’ skills and future development plans will ensure a desirable outcome. For example, you may have missed identifying an ambitious employee for promotion, which could result in either losing that ambitious employee or perhaps promoting the wrong employee. There are a multitude of issues to be looked at to ensure performance is optimal throughout your business.

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GET IN TOUCH

We’d love the opportunity to discuss how we can improve your team’s productivity, save you time, reduce your costs and help with staffing gaps. We’re based in Cape Breton and work virtually with small businesses and non-profits across Canada.