Sharing stories of what works and what doesn’t is a profound and meaningful way to learn from others, and this is exactly what we set up at the 8th annual Your Workplace Conference. The Best Practices panel, facilitated by Caterina Sanders of Habanero Consulting Group, an IT company, inspired and challenged conference attendees to construct a workplace that truly meets employees’ needs.
A key theme was to allow more flexibility at work as a solution to the rising concern of disengaged, burned-out employees. The lively group of panelists including Brenda Rigney of Earl’s Restaurant Ltd., Claudette Knight of Meridian Credit Union, Fiona Betivoiu of TD Bank and Travis Dutka of 360incentives. Workplace leaders benefited from the combined wisdom of these senior human resources professionals and participating audience members, including the following takeaways: