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We are extremely proud to announce the addition of a new division
Platinum Books - HR
We are your outsourced Human Resources department

Our services include:
Discipline and Termination
Policy & Procedure Development
Birkman Psychometric Assessments

We would love to work with you or any colleagues that may be in need
Contact Greg or Penny at 204-779-4674 if you have any questions

“They don’t make ’em like they used to!” That may never be more true than when it comes to Baby Boomers as employees – from their work ethic and enthusiasm to their company loyalty. And as the Canadian Chamber of Commerce predicts a labour shortage of nearly one million people by 2020, due in part to the exodus of mature workers from the labour force, it’s critical for businesses to look for ways to retain and manage mature talent as long as possible. Along with the people themselves, organizations are also scrambling to retain the knowledge aging workers possess and ensure it is transferred to younger employees.

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On Tuesday, the Loonie was worth $0.7657 US.  This is the highest value we’ve seen since September 23, 2016.  Sadly the dollar is still more than 30 down from January of 2013 when it was last on par with the US Dollar.  So what are the tax implications for investors of exchange rate fluctuations?

Within the workplace you have employees with a variety of skill levels, personality traits, differing abilities and even personal challenges that impact how well they will perform and how much they contribute to the organization.

The drive to improve performance has led many organizations to recognize effective human resource management is key to success. Yet many leaders do not have the experience or expertise to integrate good human resource management into their daily decision making. Unfortunately, many leaders avoid dealing with human resource issues until there is a crisis or threat of legal action.

It that time of year when employers are likely to host holiday events. For many employers, these year-end parties are a way of saying “thank you” to their employees. They also provide an opportunity for team building and strengthening collegiality.

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On behalf of Platinum Books – Greg Libbrecht has been involved as a cyclist and donator to Habitat for Humanity since the bicycle ride began 10 years ago – this is a fantastic cause, a great group of riders, ride support volunteers and staff at Habitat for Humanity.