7 smart strategies to be heard at a meeting

In the spirit of the Women’s March on Washington, we are sharing some of the best practices to help everyone get their voice heard — in the workplace. At The Bagg Group, we’re all about promoting happiness at work.  We know that when you’re in a meeting, and for whatever reason, you don’t get acknowledged when you speak, it hurts.  No surprise… Read more »

Take the Next Step in The Bagg Group Challenge

The Bagg Group Follow-Through Factor Challenge continues with The Bagg Group career coach, Gene Hayden. Last time you picked one goal that you can make happen, without counting on anyone else.  And you figured out what you’ll say when you achieve your goal, and what you’d say if you didn’t. This time:  We’re stepping it up.  We’re asking you to think… Read more »

The Bagg Group’s top 3 ideas for an easy office party that will build community

Are you gearing up for your holiday party about now?  If so, you’re in good company.   A recent survey of more than 3,800 HR professionals in the US shows 70% are committed fans of the annual festive blow-out. While all recognize that our festivities are an investment, 50% believe it’s good for business to hold… Read more »

The Bagg Group’s 4 key questions to kick-start September

For most, September feels more like the start to a new year than January.  Blame it on the harvest moon, or blame it on our memories of filing into new classrooms with pencils perfectly sharpened.  Whatever the reason, we can’t shake the expectation that we are about to have new experiences. And as much as… Read more »

Top 4 Reasons Employees Quit – How to Hire Staff who Stick

Here are four top reasons from recruiter.com why employees quit, alongside corresponding actions recruiters can take to discourage these things from happening. …upon knowing these top reasons for employees leaving it becomes clear that there are real steps that recruiters can and should be taking to not only hire staff well, but to hire staff… Read more »

The happiness factor wows candidates say experts at The Bagg Group

There’s a time and place for everything. When you’re at work, is that the time and place to have fun and be happy? It is if you want to stay ahead of the competition, according to Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com.  In fact, the head of the billion-dollar online shoe retailer prefers to call himself… Read more »

The Bagg Group Celebrates the Season of Workplace Parties for Good Reason.

‘Tis the season to shake up the workplace and have some fun.  And according to The Bagg Group’s more than 40 years of meeting with the best talent in GTA, the ROP (return on party) is well worth the effort. Yet, this year’s survey by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) reveals nearly 39% of… Read more »