Keep Calm and Keep Disinfecting!
After two years of working to keep COVID-19 under control, trying to keep up with the seemingly constant changes can be confusing. To help maintain a clean and healthy environment that is safe for guests and residents Louise Taillon, Sani Marc’s Director of Training, answers some important questions about how to stay the course in the fight against COVID-19.
Five Tips to Protect Your Property During Winter Months
We’re not out of Winter just yet and with the cold, snowy weather conditions that the final weeks before Spring can bring it is important that businesses implement precautions to winterize commercial facilities. FIRSTONSITE highlights 5 key steps you need to be aware of to protect your property during winter months.
When Confronted by Complainers - Reframe!
Everyone complains. Whether it is initiated by something big or small, complainers are everywhere. Some can look on the bright side relatively quickly, while others take a bit more time or need some guidance. Ron Martyn with Silver Meridian outlines how to help ‘complainers’ think outside the box and “reframe” the complaining to achieve new, and hopefully, more positive outcomes.
5 Tips to Keep Your Performance Resolutions
Follow these tried and tested tips for sticking to those New Year’s resolutions!
Top 6 Air Purification Qualities To Consider
As we enter the cold winter months and spend more time indoors, clean air is crucial to the safety, health, and wellness of your employees and cus especially amidst the ongoing pandemic. Read the article to learn 6 ways to help with indoor air quality from Ambius.
Turning Performance Reviews from Dreadful to Delightful
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tis' the season for performance reviews. Ron Martyn, Co-Owner of Silver Meridian outlines a tried, tested and true step by step process on how to make the review process a positive experience for most people, and manageable for the rest.
Best Practices to Help Improve Short-Term Challenges from Supply Chain Delays
Many operators may be experiencing delivery issues with Broadline Distributors due to continued labour shortages, supply issues and weather conditions across the country. While you face these unprecedented challenges, here are some helpful best practices to improve the short-term situation for both your business and your trusted distributors.
Stealth Health: Improving Your Product Offerings…One Secret at A Time!
Surprise! Did you know that many of your favourite food products have been reformulated to include healthier ingredients? Canadian manufacturers have been quietly doing this with the goal of improving the health and well-being of Canadians for about 10 years. Brian Emmerton explores the concept known as “stealth health”, a practice intended to develop healthier habits for daily living without marketing the changes.
A No-Cost, All Encompassing Approach to Motivating Your People
In the face of the pandemic, thousands of restaurant and hospitality industry have demonstrated an unprecedented level of care and commitment to their customers, guests and to each other. As we move ahead into a post-pandemic period, it is more imperative than ever to focus on employee motivation and maintain a positive workplace for staff. Ron Martyn, co-owner of Silver Meridian shares his no cost approach to promoting highly motivated staff.
The Sweet Story on Sugar
Much attention has been focused on health risks associated with Canadian diets for many years and after a heightened attention about sodium and salt intake, the next bandwagon coming to the forefront appears to be sugar. Why is sugar becoming the next ‘naughty’ ingredient? Read the article to learn more.
Water Water Everywhere!
Did you know that water is still the most popular non-alcoholic beverage in the world and is North America’s most requested drink? So how does something so abundantly available out of every tap become one of the top revenue opportunities for us? Brian Emmerton outlines the top four reasons why customers purchase water over other beverages.
Shoes for Crews: 7 Simple Steps to Kitchen Safety
In food service and hospitality, trip and fall accidents can be a common occurrence in the back-of-house kitchen area. But these accidents are largely preventable with some focus on safety awareness and attention to a few important details. Our partners Shoes for Crews outline 7 simple steps that can be applied to commercial kitchen safety to help reduce recordable incidents in your workplace.