Are You Prepared For Change?

By John Whitehead Change is constant and occurs whether we like it or not. Understanding its components on a personal level can help us translate that understanding to the organizational level; an important thing as organizational change typically affects...

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Infographic: How to Say No at Work

This infographic was originally posted on The Business Backer

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Are You Brave Enough for Managerial Courage?

By Heidi Eaves When you work for someone else, sometimes your values match those of the company and its leaders—and sometimes they don’t.  Depending on your level of seniority, you might also be impeded by a lack of control over...

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HR During Challenging Times

By: Erez Harel, CHRP In almost any industry today in Canada it seems that companies are facing significant headwinds: Alberta resource revenue plunges to historic low Feds see ‘significant structural challenges’ for Canada’s manufacturing sector BMO plans more job...

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Equipped to Compete? Making the Most of Mobile Teams and Tech

By Garry Priam It’s no secret that in order to run a successful company, you need to commit a lot of resources to human capital management. This includes making sure you have not only the right people, but the right...

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Gender Minorities in the Workplace: From the Flip Side of the Male-Dominated Workplace

By Adam Bajan Here’s an interesting exercise: go to Google and search for “being the only male in a female-dominated workplace.” Google returns 1,930,000 results. Now switch it up and search for “being the only female in a male dominated...

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Workplace Policy Rarely One For All: The Value of Communicating the Difference

By Adam Bajan Each and every workplace is unique. They have their own brand of personalities and expectations, and, of course, their own set of policies. Policies are set in place for a reason; they protect the company from lawsuits...

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The ABCs of Disruptive Communication: From Mission Statement to Mantra

By Kristin Zehnder, CHRP Picture the following. It’s Monday morning and Sally is eager to begin her week by leading a team meeting to refresh the company’s mission statement.  While this meeting presents a challenging opportunity for Sally, it is apparent...

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