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Agile Performance Reviews

As more and more organizations move to an agile framework, they are realizing that they must adjust their employee performance models and systems to reflect this new reality. One of the major features of agile performance management is that it considers performance and development throughout the year versus the old once-a-year performance appraisal system. It also features on-going conversations between a supervisor and their direct reports and continuous feedback. Normally there are two sets of goals that operate simultaneously under an agile performance management approach. It tries to motivate employees to meet personal and organization objectives. It focuses on those objectives and key results to measure performance on a monthly or even weekly basis.



Working Towards Reconciliation: National Indigenous Peoples Day
Next month, on June 21, Canada celebrates an important holiday on our country’s road to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.


43% of Employees Set to Quit Their Jobs
Employees around the world now hold more sway in the global job market, with two-fifths of respondents saying they are likely to quit in the next 12 months.


New Research Highlights Unique Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs
All entrepreneurs face challenges in building their businesses, but according to a new study from The Conference Board of Canada, these challenges vary by gender.





    

Pandemic and Geopolitical Uncertainties Bring Risk to Canadian Economy

Agility and Flexibility, from the Pandemic to Today's Labour Market Challenges

Budget 2022 Includes Investments in Jobs, Clean Air and a Strong Economy

Minister Qualtrough Highlights Investments to Support the Skilled Trades in Budget 2022

Supporting Small Businesses and Creating Good Jobs

Temporary Foreign Workers: CME Welcomes the New Road Map

Fed. Gov't. Launches Call for Concepts to Guide Culture Change around Harassment and Violence in the Workplace



 

    News

BC: What Jobs are Too Hazardous for Young Workers?

BC: Minister's statement on March's Labour Force Survey results

AB: More Job Protection in Times of Need

AB: A Path Forward to Support Alberta’s Workforce

SK: New Legislation Supports Attracting Skilled Workers to Saskatchewan

MB: Province Commits $10 Million To Address Workforce Training Needs

MB: Province Invests In Employment And Income Assistance Transformation Projects

ON: Province Exploring Increase to Compensation for Injured Workers

ON: Province Working for Workers by Investing Over $5 Million in Health and Safety Research at Lakehead

This Month
viewpoints
Kindness Works. At Work
I actually believe that we could really make some positive changes in how we deal with each if we could agree to just be kinder.

features
Agile Performance Reviews: A Better Way to Measure Performance
As more and more organizations move to an agile framework, they are realizing that they must adjust their employee performance models and systems to reflect this new reality.
Working Towards Reconciliation: National Indigenous Peoples Day
There are many ways in which all of us can celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. Here are a few suggestions.


law
Court Lifts Publication Ban on Professional Found Guilty of Misconduct
The public interest outweighs a professional’s reputational or financial harm.
Arbitrator Upholds Discipline for Not Disclosing Vaccination Status
The employer was exercising management rights and protecting health and safety, the arbitrator found.
Woman Was Not Harassed Due to Mental Disability
“The employer’s behaviour was a “misunderstanding,” a human rights tribunal found.

strategies
43% of Employees Set to Quit Their Jobs
A new survey shows employees now have greater influence over employment terms; 42% of employees say pay increases are needed to address staff turnover, while only 18% of employers agree
Government Policies Discourage Older Canadians from Continuing to Work
If governments in Canada want to help seniors who want to continue working, they should remove barriers that discourage them from remaining in the workforce.

Shop Talk
New Research Highlights Unique Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs
All entrepreneurs face challenges in building their businesses but according to a new study, these challenges vary by gender.



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