Successful Conflict Resolution Workshop: June 22

Salopek & Associates 2017 Training Workshop Program is in full swing and our April session on Performance Management was at capacity! We are looking forward to our next workshop on June 22nd – Successful Conflict Resolution, which will explore managing conflict in the workplace, providing tips, strategies and tools to help address conflict and develop the […]

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Run to Renew 10K Charity Run

We are excited to announce that on Saturday, June 24th Salopek & Associates will be holding our 2nd annual Run to Renew 10K Charity Run in support of the Calgary Food Bank! After a great inaugural year, our goal for the 2017 Run is to raise more funds for Calgarians in need and have more […]

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Distinguished Career Award Winner – Janet Salopek!

Salopek & Associates is very proud to announce that Janet Salopek, President and Founder of Salopek & Associates, was awarded the Distinguished Career Award at today’s 2017 HRIA Conference in Edmonton – Congratulations Janet!!! Any professional who has had the pleasure of working with Janet throughout her remarkable career would agree that she is more […]

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Planning a Passionate Career Path

Janet Salopek, President of Salopek & Associates, with original members of Salopek’s consulting team in 2006, the year Janet started the business, which has grown to a team of 15 consultants across Canada today.  For as long as I can remember I have always said and completely believed that as long as I had a Plan I […]

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The Science of Appreciation

Lately, the subject I’ve had the most conversations about is Engagement. Fortunately for me, this is a topic I am passionate about. As a self-professed HR Management Junkie, I can (and do) spend many an hour discovering and evaluating new ideas to further my own understanding and aid my practice. While brainstorming for a potential […]

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Performance Management Workshop: April 27th

Salopek & Associates kicked off our 2017 Training Workshop Program in February with a great first session on Delivering Difficult Messages, and would like to thank everyone who joined us! We are excited for our next workshop on April 27th – Performance Management: A New Approach, which will address challenges, changes and best practices in […]

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Policies and Procedures: Friend or Foe?

Policies and procedures are an amazing tool we provide our staff to help provide them with guidance and clarity, in addition to ensuring consistency of practice. However, like when a superhero uses their powers incorrectly they can quickly turn into an evil villain or monster, the same holds true for how we implement and use […]

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Sometimes Breakups are Good For You

When it is my turn to create content for the Salopek HR Blog, I like to review the previous posts from my colleagues. Although I do this for practical purposes, to ensure I don’t replicate a topic of a recent post; it frequently becomes a journey of the ‘nodding head’. I nod in agreement with […]

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4 Tips to Successfully Court (and keep) Employees

As I watch my younger sister navigate dating in the 21st century, I cannot help but reflect on the beauty and success of good old-fashioned courting. This period of dating where you get to know each other over dinner dates, flowers, where doors are opened for you, and effort is made. I cannot help but […]

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