Destination BC Shares Their Journey Towards Diversity and Inclusion

When Destination BC  was renewing their three-year corporate strategy (2017-2020), they sought to engage their collective people power with an HR strategy aligned with their corporate goals. What the strategy has highlighted is how fundamental diversity and inclusion are...

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Best Things To Beat The Workplace Blues in the United Kingdom – Survey

Recently, Censuswide conducted a survey asking over 1,000 United Kingdom office workers, "What items would make you happier and less stressed in the workplace?" for Liberty Games.  The top six overall answers were as follows: Healthy snacks and drinks -...

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What is Mental Fitness and How Does it Work?

Today we know that one-in-two people will be diagnosed with a mental illness by the time they reach the age of 40 and that, at any given time, one-in-five are struggling with their mental health. Mental fitness is a...

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The Bully, the Bullied and a Better Way

I’ve been reflecting on the behaviours of those in the workplace that are labelled “bullies.”  They are labelled this way by employees, as well as by investigators like my colleagues and I. We go in with the complaints in hand,...

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5 Practices to Boost Workplace Wellness Programs

We know that costs associated with employee health continue to rise regardless of the overwhelming evidence of the positive return on investment (ROI) from effective workplace wellness programs. After 30 years of reading, consulting, discussing and writing on the ever...

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Survey: Organizational Change Linked to Physical and Mental Health Sick Leave

Research by Morneau Shepell found that organizational changes have led to employees taking sick leave from work. In a recent survey of employees and employers across Canada, nearly half (46 per cent) of employees have taken time off work...

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4 Steps To Find What You Really Enjoy Doing: The Ethos Of Employment

The longer we stay in a role, the higher the chances of our interests and values drifting away from the values of an organization. Things evolve within our lives and ourselves and, as we mature, the connection to our work...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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