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Managing Conflict at Work

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

Conflict exists in every organization and to a certain extent indicates a healthy exchange of ideas and creativity. However, counter-productive conflict can result in employee dissatisfaction, reduced productivity, poor service to clients, absenteeism and increased employee turnover, increased work-related stress or, worse case scenario, litigation based on claims of harassment or a hostile work environment. In this section, we look at managing the day to day conflict that occurs in all workplaces – ways to identify and understand it and ways to manage it effectively.

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Learning and Development

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

In this section of the HR Toolkit, you will find information about factors affecting learning and training, how to implement an employee development and training program, principles of adult education and a searchable directory of learning, training and development opportunities for people working in the sector.

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Recruiting and Hiring

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

A 2005 Conference Board of Canada report revealed that 58% of Canadian employees are open to moving to other organizations. This statistic may concern you when you consider the talent of the staff in your organization, all that you have invested in them and the organizational knowledge that they hold. In this section of the HR Toolkit, you will find information to assist you as you build an ongoing relationship with staff, ideas about employee retention as well as the steps you need to take when an employee leaves your organization.

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Orientation

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

A new employee orientation, (sometimes referred to as employee on-boarding), introduces new employees to the organization and their new role. Beyond providing information about the organization’s policies and procedures, an effective orientation should make the new employee feel comfortable, helping them to learn about their role and the organization’s culture and values.

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Performance Management

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

Performance management is a process by which managers and employees work together to plan, monitor and review an employee’s work objectives and overall contribution to the organization. More than just an annual performance review, performance management is the continuous process of setting objectives, assessing progress and providing on-going coaching and feedback to ensure that employees are meeting their objectives and career goals.

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Employee Termination

Author: hrcouncil.ca

Learning Continuum: Enhanced

Free

Most employers find dismissal of an employee to be a difficult process regardless of the reasons for the dismissal. However, when a dismissal is necessary. Termination, as discussed in this section, is an action taken by the employer to end the employer/employee relationship. Employers have a basic right to terminate the employment of an employee, but along with that right comes responsibilities. Employers must comply with the employment/labour standards and human rights legislation for their jurisdiction and beyond that, employers must treat employees fairly and in good faith as defined by common law or civil law (Quebec).

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