People First

From Dilbert’s incompetent, unethical Pointy-Haired Boss to The Devil Wears Prada’s cold, condescending editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly, the bad boss archetype is ubiquitous....

Wanted: “Human Skills”

Did we really need a study to tell us that being human is one of the main advantages people have over machines?...

HR Managers Will Look Beyond Your Resume

HR managers seem to have spotted a problem with resumes. A survey from Robert Half states that 45% of resumes HR managers receive, on...

So Your CEO Is a Millennial …

Imagine being a mature worker having to work for a younger millennial CEO. It may feel odd, but it is becoming more...

What I Think: You Will Be Heard

Inspiration comes from the strangest places, and not once did I think it would come from listening to an activist behind a...

Why Successful Companies Embrace Diversity

Diversity has become the latest catch phrase as more and more Canadian employers look to new immigrants to fill job vacancies. Companies...

Leading in Difficult Times

Today’s corporations are looking for a special kind of leadership — the kind that can inspire employees to do their best work,...

You’re Your Own Best Teacher

How do you become a leader? The formal process of leadership development is typically an initiative spearheaded by the human resources department....

Develop a Learning Culture

Creating a learning culture in your organization is good for the bottom line, according to new research by Bersin & Associates, a research and advisory...

Making it Count

The latest Canadian federal budget, just released, has given a few goodies to workers (and employers) in the run up to the next...