Andrew James Caldwell
A Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) with extensive HR consulting experience; Andrew James Caldwell is one of the Team Leads for the HR Advisory department at Peninsula Canada.
As an Advisory Team Lead, Andrew is responsible for ensuring all Peninsula clients enjoy the same market-leading quality of advice that the group is renowned for. He also assists in training new advisors, developing best practices for client engagement, and specializes in resolving complex employment relations issues.
Andrew has considerable knowledge of provincial employment standards legislation. He stays up to date with changes in the labour law and briefs his team accordingly.
Before joining Peninsula in 2018, Andrew spent seven years at Xerox Canada where he gained significant expertise in recruitment and training.
Andrew often provides comments to the media on HR and employment relations issues, with his views featured in the Toronto Star and numerous industry blogs and websites.
Recent Blog Posts By Andrew James Caldwell
Employer Advice on Managing Unvaccinated Staff
While vaccines hold out the hope that eventually we’ll return to a pre-pandemic normal, the vaccine shot is not mandatory under the law. Like the flu ... Read More
Relocating Staff? Here’s What You Should Know
Depending on the needs of your business, you may wish to relocate your staff within the city, or the province or even outside it. To do so, it is cru... Read More
Ontario HR Checklist 2021
As Ontario ramps up its vaccination efforts and cautiously reopens its economy, more businesses will open shop soon. A clear understanding of HR respo... Read More
How to Manage Employees Who Complain Too Much
As the employer, you play a major role in shaping your workplace culture. A healthy working environment improves team productivity, employee engagemen... Read More
Return to Work: Should You Consider a Hybrid Work Model?
If remote working has turned out well for your business this past year, you may be thinking of continuing it. You are not alone. As per the 2021 Hays ... Read More
Should You Switch to Permanent Remote Work?
One of the biggest ways the pandemic has impacted our lives is the speedy transition to remote work. According to the 2021 Hays Salary Guide, 40% of e... Read More
Statutory Holidays in British Columbia
Every business owner should understand how to manage statutory holiday entitlement and pay for their employees. This article provides employers with a... Read More
Time Theft & Remote Work: Advice for Employers
The pandemic made working from home essential for many businesses. Most have found it to be a productive option, with 40% of employers in Canada plann... Read More
Employer Advice on Managing Annual Leave Backlog
Chances are that your employees may not have been able to use their vacation leave this year. The pandemic outbreak in March, and the subsequent lockd... Read More
Alberta Personal and Family Responsibility Leave Guidelines
Employees in Alberta are entitled to certain job-protected leaves of absence as outlined in the Employment Standards Code (ESC). This includes Persona... Read More
How to Maximize Productivity in the Workplace
Do you feel like productivity is lacking in your workplace? Productivity is key to any successful business, but it doesn’t always come easily. As an ... Read More