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Soft Skills: The Missing Pieces

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Soft Skills: The Missing Pieces What is a Soft Skill? We all know about hard skills: reading, writing, typing, etc. These are the technical skills that you learn in school and from different experiences throughout life. For example, if you were a housekeeper, your hard skills might be: cleaning, cooking, and doing laundry. You know it takes much more than that to have a successful career as a Housekeeper. But have you ever tried to define these seemingly intangible qualities? This is where the term Soft Skills becomes important. The dictionary defines Soft Skills as “personal attributes that enable someone to...

Employment Rights Of Caregivers

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As an employer you may not always know the laws that pertain to employing a caregiver. Diamond Personnel ensures that their employers are compliant with all legal requirements that are involved with hiring a local or overseas caregiver. The following is a list of some employment rights that are necessary to ensure you are up to date with the current labour regulations;   -          All caregivers are to be paid for every hour that they are working. -          Overtime must be paid in accordance to the labour standard laws in your province. -          Proper payroll deductions must be remitted for your caregiver. -          A workplace...

Things Every Employer Should Consider

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Every employer should consider executing performance reviews. With any job, a performance review is necessary to ensure that both the employer and the employee are on the same page. Performance reviews are essential and can happen as often as once a month. Upon hiring, mention that you have done standard performance reviews with all of your employees and that it is required for the position being offered. In an environment where the employee is working for you in your home, it's usually recommended to conduct the performance review in a casual setting. To execute a job performance, advise your caregiver that you would...