• TEMPLATE: Employee Reference Consent Form

    Occasionally employees will request their employer release information contained in their employee file, with respect to positions held, dates, and work performance, to potential employers and educational institutions for the purpose of assisting in obtaining employment and further education. This one-page template makes it easy to accommodate this request. Reference Consent Form Includes: Release of Employee File Information Signatures Personal Data Name Address Telephone Email Alternate Contact Number *From Module 10 of HR Toolkit, purchase full Module here.
  • TEMPLATE: Reference Letter

    When searching for employment, reference from a previous supervisor or manager can go a long way. This one-page template makes drafting a concise and professional letter of reference almost effortless. Employers need only insert employee name, job title, responsibilities, length of employment and examples of performance & behavior. Once signed and dated the letter of reference is ready to be submitted to the departing employee. Reference Consent Form Includes: Release of Employee File Information Signatures Personal Data Name Address Telephone Email Alternate Contact Number *From Module 10 of HR Toolkit, purchase full Module here.
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit

    Backed by government and industry leading LMI (Labour Market Information), the FPSC’s HR Toolkit guides you through 10 streamlined modules. Everything you need to know to work in and run a business in Canada’s largest industry is at your fingertips. Each Module is easy to follow, straightforward and comprehensive. Complete with companion resources ready to use, and easy to adapt to your unique corporate branding.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 1: Establishing HR Function

    This module includes an overview of the Human Resources Management function and how Human Resources (HR) systems, methods, processes and procedures are typically organized and implemented by owners, manager, supervisors, and contractors. Your own HR strategy, as well as your HR processes and procedures will depend on the size and format of your workforce, as well as the goals of your organization.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 10: Employment Termination

    Involuntary termination is when an employer fires or terminates an employee due to poor performance, just cause, for economic reasons, or for any other reason for which they feel the employee’s services are no longer required. While dismissing an employee is never pleasant, it needn’t be stressful. You can conduct a termination in a professional manner and minimize the risk of legal action simply by being prepared and following best practices.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 2: Human Resources (HR) Planning

    HR planning is a process managers use to make decisions about the best ways to allocate an organization’s operations budget and its people resources. As part of the HR planning process, managers review business objectives to forecast an organization’s demand for employees and observe market conditions to anticipate the future supply of talent.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 3: Staffing

    In today’s competitive climate, the processes an organization uses to find, screen, select and onboard new employees are critical to its success. An organization's leadership team, its hiring managers, and its HR support team, need to work in a coordinated effort to maintain a positive image while working through all steps of the hiring process.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 4: Compensation and Benefits

    Maintaining equitable compensation and benefits is a key factor for employee satisfaction and for attracting, retaining and motivating employees. This module examines the process for establishing fair and effective compensation, rewards and benefits programs.  
  • Human Resources (HR) Toolkit – MODULE 5: Training and Development

    Employee Training and Development is used by organizations to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of employees in its workforce.  It's an investment in the people who are a fundamental part of the business and who make an impact on the quality, costs and value of products and services being offered to customers. Sound Training and Development Programs are designed with the goal of making a "return on investment" (ROI) towards attaining the organization's goals or performance objectives.