Exiting Employees Effectively Workshop

Exiting Employees Effectively Training & Development Workshop Thurs. Feb 22nd | 1-3PM | Calgary Join Salopek & Associates for our first workshop of 2018! Our Exiting Employees Effective workshop will teach you how to manage the termination process to mitigate risk, maintain morale and maximize new opportunities. Handling employee departures from your organization requires attention to […]

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Salopek’s Fall Training Workshops

Training & Development has a major impact on an individual’s choice to join, stay or leave your company. Employees today want opportunity for skill development and career growth, and to be part of a company that offers a continuous learning culture. In order to attract and retain great people, you need to provide Training & […]

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Staying Positive in a Depressed Economy

2015 was a tough year for the province of Alberta and 2016 isn’t shaping up to be any better. The drastic dip in oil price has led to mass layoffs and unemployment rates that have not been seen since the previous recession in 2007-2008. Although there is no way to predict economic factors with 100% […]

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Job Search Strategies for the Newly Unemployed

2015 was a tough year for Alberta. Drastically lower oil prices have led to layoffs in the thousands and with no guaranteed uptick in the near future, economic conditions look to remain tougher for longer. If you are one of the thousands of people who have recently found yourself unemployed, it is easy to get […]

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Alberta HR Trends 2015

Salopek & Associates has been sharing HR trends and best practices with our network and clients for the past 10 years. One resource that is always of interest is the Alberta HR Trends Report, an initiative started by HRIA in 2013 that bi-annually surveys over 1000 HR professionals in Alberta to gain insight on industry […]

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Lay-Offs – Moving Forward With Purpose

We have all either experienced it and/or read about it – the after effects of a lay-off. Staff leaving offices with their termination packages, stunned as they walk to their desk to pack up their belongings and looking embarrassed as they say a quick good-bye to those they meet in the hall. Those that remain stand […]

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HR Specialist Answers Your Call – Wrongful Dismissal

You send in your employment questions, we answer them! HR Specialist Answers your Call  provides examples and real life cases of managers dealing with HR issues. Our HR Specialist On Call service is available 24/7 to answer real life concerns. We had an employee who frequently failed to show up to work, claiming personal reasons […]

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The Benefits of Career Transition Support

Unemployment in Alberta is on the rise. With the recent uncertainty in today’s economy, most notably in Alberta, the unemployment rate in Canada has risen to its highest rate since 2011. Layoffs are never an ideal or pleasant experience for organizations to conduct, however they have become a reality for many organizations in today’s economy. What […]

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Downsizing with Dignity

With oil prices dipping below $45 a barrel, economic downturn and job stability are major concerns for business owners, executives and employees at all levels of the organization. While multinational corporations are making headlines for mass employee layoffs, the drop in oil price is affecting organizations of all sizes in various industries, and downsizing has […]

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