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How Pensions Can Affect Change

A new declaration of pension plans aims to integrate diversity and inclusion into their investment process Measures to increase the knowledge, and practice, of diversity and inclusion do not only...

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Climate Dishes

Passing the buck is no longer an option, but higher performance standards are, as companies tackle climate change Doing the dishes sucks. Entering the kitchen after a hard day’s work,...

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What Goes Around

Employee engagement is a two-way street for employers and employees My father spent his career working in a lab at a large multi-national corporation. His job was to design and...

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Power Play

How to give your team the advantage — every single shift Whether gathered around the dressing room before a big game or in the (now-virtual) meeting room, even the most talented teams...

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Fighting the Good Fight

Canadian companies are on the COVID ropes but ready for the next round If you’ve ever seen a blockbuster boxing movie, you might have noticed a similar plot line runs...

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Conversations: Prof. Michal Biron

The Power of “Skunk Works”: Flexibility, innovation and rapid response We have all experienced the change that our current world has undergone. On a business-to-business level, volatility is common with...

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It Can’t Be Stressed Enough

Even before COVID, the connection between stress and performance was affecting the workplace The relationship between stress and performance at work is often a reciprocal one. On one hand, employees...

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The Double-Edged Sword

Most people see pressure as something negative, but it can be used for good We often think of pressure as a nasty, inevitable byproduct of life — a third tragic certainty alongside...

Celebratus! A call to celebrate!

Celebratus

A call to celebrate, which is key to becoming a truly inclusive workplace There are so many great reasons to break bread in celebration with the folks around you. However,...

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Why Teams Matter Even More

The quality of teamwork matters more now than ever Pandemic or not, the teams that make up your workforce are integral to the success of your company’s growth. They still...

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A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

This week saw the news that, not one, but two very promising COVID-19 vaccines are being tested and showing amazing results. Vaccine candidates from Moderna and Pfizer have shown a more than 90% effective...

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Canadians Working Together

A prosperous ‘new normal’ requires collaboration between labour, government and employers My top priority, as Minister of Labour, is the health and safety of Canadian workers. COVID-19 has turned our...

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New Certification for Mindful Leadership

Women-owned non-for-profit Mindful Employer Canada launched Foundations for Mindful Leadership, the first online course in their core certification program Mindful Leader. "Becoming a certified Mindful Leader is an important accreditation, especially...

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Trending Tools

Technology Can Help in the Future (Post-COVID) Workplace As businesses slowly begin to reopen, we’ll eventually (once a vaccine is in place) get to a post-COVID-19 workplace. But that may...