Rightsizing and Reorganizing

As 2018 is well underway, have you wondered whether you are starting off the new year with the right organizational structure to deliver the results you need for your business? Most leaders have because their organization has experienced significant changes – many have downsized, or maybe rightsized, and are delivering results differently than they did a […]

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The Beauty of a Plan! Strategic Planning 101

I’m a planner. When I have a plan – I’m golden! My team knows this about me and understands the importance of me asking for planning meetings and being patient as I take them through my annual planning process. It’s the same every year but the outcome for me is so liberating. I can actually […]

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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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Equality in the Workplace: Smokers vs. Non-Smokers

Some Canadian companies are considering giving their non-smoking employees more vacation time to make up for the smoking breaks their fellow employees take during the workday. This discussion is making for quite the hot topic in Canada, when a Japanese marketing firm; Piala Inc., decided to give six extra days of vacation to their non-smoking […]

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Happy Holidays from Salopek & Associates!


A few members of the Salopek team are unfortunately missing from this year’s photo, including Shawna McGovern-Burke, Saira Gangji, Margaret Lau, Meigan Guthrie, Anna-Rita Lunghi, Jill Sullivan and Tanya Kensington. From all our Consultants in Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver, we wish you a very happy holidays!

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Employment Standards Compliance – are you ready?

On January 1, 2018 the majority of The Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (also known as Bill 17) comes into effect, and Alberta will see changes to employment legislation that we haven’t seen in 30 years! In many cases, it will bring us up-to-date with, and comparable to, other provinces and federal legislation. Question – […]

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Getting Hygge With It

I’m an avid reader. Sometimes, I read business books that make me think (like this one), other times, I read crime fiction for the escape from my everyday life (like this one), but most recently, I’ve been reading The Little Book of Hygge – The Danish Way to Live Well and it really struck a […]

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