The simple things

I love my washing line!

My line of laundry is a pure delight, A dream I’ve cherished night after night. My wish came true this weekend past, My bro in law, my nephew, and of course my Dad. They trimmed the trees up on high, Greg climbed the ladder, he’s quite the guy. Discussion ensued, which way is correct Dad the supervisor was quick to direct. It happened so fast, my dream came true, My sheets and towels in the…

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The simple things

Ode to my gladiolus

      ‘Tis the end of August, my heart fills with delight This Summer will end with colour and height What is this beauty so striking and proud? Her spine so straight, her colours so loud. I’m a ‘Glad’ you shout; metaphorically of course I wish! – a vocal flower would be a powerful force But your strength your grace your presence divine Unhindered by drought held up with some twine She’s twelve inches…

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Human Resources

How to become a Strategic Human Resources Professional

Trying to get a seat at ‘the table’ has long been a challenge for HR professionals. The value we bring to a company can be difficult to measure and frequently we are underestimated by our peers as well as organizational executives. In this post I am going to explain Strategic Human resources and how this will help to move your career to the next level. The key is to becoming a STRATEGIC HR professional. Who…

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Human Resources

Recreational Marijuana in the WorkPlace: 5 things your need to know

It was with a mix of excitement and dread that I witnessed Canada’s incredibly cool foray into the world of legalized recreational marijuana.¬†As a Human Resources Professional it was tricky not to wallow in the thought of the giant pile of paperwork this Cannabis Legislation is going to bring. After all, there will be varied responses to the legislation; some employees will celebrate on a high note, alternately there will be those for whom October…

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