How to Build an Award-Winning Workplace

2014 Canadian Cover Awards - Guess who received an honorable mention

Being recognized as an industry leader is a great way to attract and keep employees, and it helps make work a place where your employees actually want to spend their time. It can also increase morale, pride and even productivity. Despite the extra time it takes to apply for awards, many managers will agree that […]

Mentoring Can Make a Difference

Two Businessmen Working At Computer On Desk In Open Plan Office

Local professional networks are invaluable to job seekers, but most skilled immigrants do not have access to such networks, or understand how to navigate their job search in Canada. Skilled immigrants have high levels of education, but may not know the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture, or understand how to translate and […]

Workplace Violence, Harassment and Legislation

unhappy woman crying on floor at home

Employees should be able to work in a safe and healthy environment without fear of any kind of violence. Yet most people are aware, either from their own personal experience or from the experience of a family member, friend or colleague, that workplace violence—especially psychological harassment or bullying—is still common in many workplaces. All across […]

YW Interview: John Pringle

Media Interview. Journalists Interviewing Politician or Business

John Pringle, a Registered Nurse (RN) and epidemiologist, is a specialist in global public health and the effects of war on displaced populations. When he’s not working on his PhD at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto or teaching at the University of Toronto and Queen’s University, he travels […]

Employee Training

Woman training new female employee in an open plan office

Top 10 employee training tips to maximize your return on investment.