|DATE:||January 21st 2020|
|8:00 am to 12:00 am|
This 3.5 hour workshop reviews the purpose and value of the Performance Review Process and using a case study example with hands-on activities, allows participants to build a strategy for leveraging the review process to influence future performance.
- Discuss current trends and the value of the Performance Review Process
- Develop strategies to address the challenges of perceptions, time, effort and commitment.
Identify opportunities for improvement – long term and quick hits.
- The future of the performance review – let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater.
- The purpose of a performance review – is it to focus on past performance or is it to influence future performance
- Assessing the perception of value and the effort being placed on the process
- Providing managers with direction, support and skill development in how to prepare and have a coaching conversation that adds value to the employee, appreciates good performance and provides direction and support to achieve performance goals.
- How to make it easier. Providing managers tools and practice in providing feedback that makes an impact. (Going beyond identifying what someone needs to work on and adding the how and why to increase their ability to actually do it.)
|DATE:||February 25th 2020|
|8:00 am to 11:30 am|
This project's outcome is to increase multi-cultural awareness among employers in the region. As part of the activities, we are organizing an Employer Engagement Breakfast on Tuesday, February 25th at the Delta Hotel in Uptown Saint John. The event will unfold as follows:
- Networking Breakfast - Full breakfast will be served
- Panel Forum - Key stakeholders of the Saint John community will share their views and experiences around hiring and retaining newcomers.
- Roundtable discussions - We will engage all the guests in roundtable discussions around the same topic. Guests will be able to share their experiences and needs, and the information we collect will allow us to shape our future programming to better serve the business needs of the community.
The attendance at the event is Free of Charge by invite only. To confirm the attendance to the event, please complete the registration form in the following link:
|DATE:||July 14th 2020|
|8:00 am to 12:00 am|
What does a mentally healthy workplace look like? Imagine... Employees are engaged and passionate about their jobs, often surpassing expectations and productivity markers set by management. Management, staff and all other players motivate one another and enjoy satisfying, reciprocal professional relationships. Sick time and disability claims are at an all-time low and employee retention rates are the envy of other organizations. Morale and employee satisfaction are so exceptional that attracting qualified candidates is a breeze when vacancies come up. You develop a stellar corporate reputation and are recognized as a leader in your industry and a great place to work. Your organization absolutely thrives! Sounds good, right?
This session will equip you with the necessary tools to be proactive about workplace wellness and foster a psychologically safe work environment. Mental health issues account for about one third of all disability claims in Canadian workplaces, and 70% of the total costs. In addition to the impact of absenteeism, many organizations are experiencing diminished productivity, disengagement and other effects of “presenteeism”—employees being physically present at work but functioning below their capacity due to mental distress. Employers have a duty to make reasonable accommodations for health conditions whether physical or mental in nature but offering support and implementing accommodations can be complex when it comes to mental health concerns. Topics covered in this session will include:
- Mental health: what it is, its place in our overall health and its impact in the workplace
- Stigma, and the blatant and more subtle forms this type of discrimination can take
- Legal responsibilities and rights of the employer and employee, including the duty to inquire, duty to make reasonable accommodations
- Understanding depression and anxiety, the most common mental disorders in Canada
- Talking about mental health problems in the workplace: practical conversation tools
- Connecting employees with professional support: who, what, when and how?
- Resources, next steps and easy-to-implement strategies to be proactive (vs. reactive) and promote positive mental health at work and at home
Join Psychological Health & Safety Consultant Elizabeth Eldridge for a thought provoking morning exploring the many implications of mental health at work and its relevance to your role as a Human Resource Professional.
CANCELED! Due to low registrations. Appreciating Diversity, Working with People with Disabilities (with a focus on mobility impairments) and an overview of how Federal and potential Provincial disability legislation may have an impact on employers and HR
|DATE:||October 29th 2020|
|9:00 am to 12:00 am|
Appreciating Diversity, Working with People with Disabilities (with a focus on mobility disability) and an overview of how Federal and potential Provincial disability legislation may have an impact on employers and HR professionals.