Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

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What I Think: Svetlana’s Story

This journey is an investment in yourself, your team and your organization. It is a never-ending journey that will reap benefits beyond...
Eric Gales. Photo courtesy of Gary Roork.

YW Interview: Eric Gales

What Makes Microsoft Canada a #1 Place to Work? President Eric Gales reveals the keys to their success  Microsoft...
Eric Gales at the 2011 "Your Workplace" Confrence. Photo courtesy of Gary Roork.

Conference 2011!

Our annual conference this year was an inspiring and informative one, full of top-notch speakers from leading organizations. “Magnetize yourself through your...
Attendees of the 2011 Top Workplaces Where Employees Thrive Awards. Photo courtesy of Gary Roork.

Salut! Four Workplaces Win “Thrive” Award Best Workplaces In Canada Recognized

This year four organizations caught our attention for our annual Top Workplaces Where Employees Thrive awards. Organizations eligible to win (only four...
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Working With — Not Against — Social Media

Businesses need to revise privacy agreements  Confidentiality and privacy at work might be a matter of keeping private matters...
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Diamond In The Buff

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it  For years, I’ve gone from pillar to post trying to improve myself....
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Creating A Culture of Respect

Human needs have not changed, despite the evolution of the modern workplace  When the pressure is on, you begin...
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Canadian Workers Lag Behind Other Countries In Using Social Media For Professional Advantages

While Canadian employees use social media primarily for personal purposes, employees from other countries use it to promote their professional profiles and...
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Poor Work-Life Balance In UK Means One In Three Relationships Suffer

Nearly one in three people in the United Kingdom (UK) have been in a relationship that has suffered because of work pressures,...
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New Access Standards Will Impact Ontario Businesses

Businesses required to formulate accessibility plans and deliver staff training  The Ontario government is about to change the way...