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Accessible BC Act: Purpose, Key Information, and Compliance

Accessible BC Act: Purpose, Key Information, & Compliance

The past few years have brought some major developments on the accessibility front impacting employers across Canada. One advancement being the Accessible BC Act (ABCA), which received royal assent in 2021 and requires impacted employers to comply with new accessibility requirements.

This blog post provides some additional clarity around the Act and upcoming compliance requirements for BC employers impacted by this new regulation.

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BC Pay Transparency Act: Framework for Leading Compensation Conversations

Compensation can be a sensitive topic, and with the BC Pay Transparency Act in effect, you can expect to lead some conversations around compensation with your team.

Though leading compensation conversations can be daunting, we have created a framework for leaders to follow as they navigate these discussions with their teams.

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BC Pay Transparency Act: Dos & Don’ts for BC Employers

With the passing of the BC Pay Transparency Act in May 2023, BC employers are required to adhere to new guidelines when communicating pay information to current and potential employees.

Staying on top of new regulatory changes can be overwhelming. This blog post serves as a guide to support BC employers as they navigate their paths towards pay equity and to help ensure compliance with the obligations under the Pay Transparency Act.

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5 Benefits of Embracing DEI as a Small Business that You Need to Know

A question we frequently hear is: “We’re a small company. Do DEI initiatives still matter for us?”

And the answer is…

Absolutely! DEI is crucial for companies of all sizes. In fact, small businesses are uniquely positioned to benefit from robust DEI initiatives and weaving DEI into their everyday practices.

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Mitigating Bias in Performance Reviews: 10 Strategies for Fair and Accurate Employee Feedback

Performance reviews are an essential component of many organizations’ human resource management processes. They provide employees with feedback on their performance, help identify opportunities for improvement, and inform decision-making around promotions, bonuses, and, in some cases, terminations.  

But performance reviews are not immune to bias; when left unchecked, bias can lead to unfair and inaccurate evaluations that can negatively impact both employee and employer.  

In this blog post, we will share how to identify different types of bias that might be present and explore some strategies for mitigating bias in performance reviews. 

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Candidates Want More Than Just a Job: How to Stand Out as an Employer

If you’re an employer, you know that attracting top talent is key to helping your organization thrive and flourish! But what you may not know is that the job market has changed; today’s candidates are looking for more than just a paycheque.

Gone are the days when candidates would accept just any job with a decent salary and benefits! Today’s job seekers are looking for a workplace that aligns with their values, provides a supportive and inclusive environment, and offers opportunities for growth and development. In other words, they want a career, not a job.

So, what can you do to attract top talent and make your organization stand out?

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DEI Blog Series: Encouraging Inclusivity in the Workplace with Wellness Days

This is the final installation of Envol’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Series!

Our goal is to support organization leaders in taking real action to advance DEI within their teams, throughout their business, and in their communities.

We’re finishing off this series with a note on wellness days and their benefits to employees when implemented in the workplace.

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DEI Blog Series: How Flexible Working Hours Promotes DEI in the Workplace

 

This is the ninth of 10 installations of Envol’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Series!   

Our goal is to support organization leaders in taking real action to advance DEI within their teams, throughout their business, and in their communities.  

Today, let’s dive into the importance of offering flexible work hours, what this can look like in practice, and how it benefits your entire team. Read More »DEI Blog Series: How Flexible Working Hours Promotes DEI in the Workplace

DEI Blog Series: Creating a Safe Space for DEI Conversation

This is the eighth of 10 installations of Envol’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Series!   

Our goal is to support organization leaders in taking real action to advance DEI within their teams, throughout their business, and in their communities.  

Creating a safe space for conversation in the workplace is essential to advancing DEI. Today, let’s talk about the benefits of having a DEI communication channel and how you can create one to foster healthy conversations in your workplace! 

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