Case Study: Conducting a Physical Workplace Assessment to Plan for the Future

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and BCLC have a commitment to diversity and inclusion. As part of this commitment, both workplaces initiated physical accessibility audits in their respective workplaces. These audits allowed them to see where there were areas...

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The Platinum Rule – Why Leaders Need to Know It.

By Monica Affleck While many of us are familiar with the Golden Rule—to treat others as you would like to be treated—there is another rule which also speaks to how we should treat one another. It is called the Platinum...

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CEO TalkBack: Four Principles for Putting People First

By Natalie Michael, CPHR There are many competing priorities for a leader’s time:  customers, products and new innovations among others.  Yet, organizations that put people first send a clear message. The best organizations and leaders actually spend the majority of...

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Improve Your Diversity Intelligence: Eliminate Your Blind Spots

By Paul Pelletier “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou HR professionals and project management leaders who leverage diversity to...

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Five Criteria for Cross-Cultural Leadership

By Debbie Narver Why is diversity in the workplace important and what do business leaders need to prepare?  This article focuses on the relationship of cultural diversity and leadership.  Let’s start with trends in Canada as an example. While our population...

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Tomorrow’s Skill Sets Today: Being Future Skills Ready

By Lynn Oucharek No organization today remains untouched by the ongoing shifts in our economic, technological and cultural landscapes. With the pace of those shifts continuing to increase, even the hardiest of us can feel like every day is a...

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Diversity Key Driver in Global Marketplace

By Lindsay Macintosh, CHRP A strong culture that supports diversity is vital to any organization’s ability to compete effectively in today’s global economy. The logic is straightforward. Shortages of highly qualified and skilled workers is one of the major challenges organizations...

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Disabilities and Workplace Solutions: Experience (is) the Difference

By Adam Bajan The modern workplace is a microcosm of society at large. Each department can be likened to a little slice of life, each representing the complex demographics of the world that HR professionals inhabit. One aspect of workplace...

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