Want to Spark Innovation? Bring In the Red Team

What’s the number-one enemy of innovation? A workplace filled with homogenized thought. How do you protect against it? By assigning — and encouraging — dissent. It’s...

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How Leaders Can Support Employee’s Mental Health Amidst COVID-19

Mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety are expected to increase among employees in the coming weeks as a result of the uncertainty...

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HR Advice for Staff (who are parents) Working From Home During COVID-19 Times

Under normal circumstances if your staff were working from home, as an employer or HR Manager, you wouldn’t be getting involved in how they...

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Organizational Ethics in a Global Crisis

In business, we have a set of ethical principles that author Jane Jacobs describes as the “Commerce Syndrome” (syndrome just meaning a set of...

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A Return to Centre: Finding Focus and Results in Frantic Times

Can you recall the last time during the day you stopped, paused briefly, breathed and fully relaxed? If not, do so. Did you do this...

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How To Transition in the HR Field in Canada

Human resources management is a desirable career for many of those who want people-oriented work and plenty of opportunities for professional development. Some of...

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Diversity and Mindfulness Go Hand-in-Hand

In recent years, the Canadian workforce has seen a rise in the share of immigrant workers from different parts of the world in various...

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Gender Pay Equity: Paying it Forward

When I started my HR career over 15 years ago, gender pay equity was not often talked about. Big companies would reallocate dollars behind...

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