The COVID-19 pandemic was a life-altering event, for many different reasons. Not only did it impact the lives of millions of people around the world, but it also changed the way business is conducted. It changed what is expected of businesses when it comes to the environment as well as their employees’ satisfaction and well-being.

The labour shortage is here to stay and will likely continue to affect our economy for years to come. A recent study by Statistics Canada counted a million unfilled positions in the second quarter of 2022 – the most on record and double pre-pandemic levels. There isn’t a quick solution and this will be something that businesses will need to continuously work on for the foreseeable future. So what can you do?

Unsure What Employees Need in Today’s Workplace? – As business owners, there isn’t much that we can do to avoid events such as a pandemic or a labour shortage. However, we can build an environment within our organization that provides our employees and future employees a sense of belonging and purpose. There are three universal needs that employees are currently seeking in a job — what do they entail?