ARETE is Now CPHR Certified!

Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce that all ARETE programs have been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon. CPHR Canada has long been the voice of the HR profession across Canada and provides essential support to its members with education and advocac .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Parking Tips for Personal Safety

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015

The time when many people feel most vulnerable is when they are either leaving or returning to a parked car – particularly at night. Depending on its location, design and the time of day, parking lots can present a risk of workplace violence. By using some basic safety strategies you can h .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Managing Customer Harassment and Bullying Behaviours

Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013

In response to Bill 14, Bill 168 and other Provincial legislation, organizations recognize that their employees need the confidence and skills to respond appropriately to bullying and harassing behaviours directed at them by customers, clients as well as co-workers. Customer Harassment and  .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Workplace Stress as a Result of Bullying and Harassment

Posted: Monday, February 25, 2013

Stress is a prevalent and costly issue in many work environments. Workplace stress can negatively impact a worker’s physical and mental health, which in turn interferes with their ability to maintain productivity, as well as service motivation. Stress can also lead to increased absenteeism .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Tactical Communication Does Not Equal Workplace Violence Prevention

Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

By Hugh Pelmore When we advise clients on the implementation of sound safety policies and procedures, we usually need to assist them in clarifying what is expected from workers under certain circumstances. Workplaces are often challenged with issues like whether or not to chase and detain shopli .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Introducing the ARETE "Service to Safety" Blog

Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012

Welcome to the first edition of the Service to Safety™ blog. Each month, I will be posting a thought provoking and insightful article. Frequently during workshops and conferences participants pose questions about personal safety, conflict management, and violence prevention. The .. Read More Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink