Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Sarah is an admin assistant at ABC Tech. She’s had a tough year with health challenges and difficult family situations. In spite of having used all her sick days, her doctor suggests she needs more time off. She has...

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Strategies for Driving Employee Engagement with Technology

Employee engagement continues to be a priority for employers. A 2015 Gallup survey found that only 30 per cent of employees say they are engaged in their job. More than 50 per cent say there are not engaged and...

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Readers Make Healthy Leaders

At a time when information is available to us 24/7 in Twitter-esque increments, taking the time to read an entire book is becoming increasingly rare. However, reading—versus just gathering information in bits—stretches our mental capacity, improves our health and...

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Of Toxic Workplaces and Turning Points

By Ingrid Vaughan A toxic workplace is more like a slow drip than a burst pipe and doesn’t develop overnight. The condition is not typically highlighted by a major event or situation, but more subtly defined by a gradual decline...

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Move the Management Mindset: Create Resilient Teams with The Coach Approach

By Ingrid Vaughan In today’s constantly changing business environment, the need for organizational resilience has never been greater. Resilient companies are those that can confidently face challenges, solve problems, navigate change and recover quickly from setbacks and adversity. To do...

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Social Media @ Work: Of Policy and Productivity

By Ingrid Vaughan You don’t have to look too far to find social media horror stories: employees taking things too far online (either willfully or inadvertently) and causing damage to their companies’ reputations or from employers who believe social media...

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Onboarding with Innovative Intent: A Tale of First Day Realities

By Ingrid Vaughan You never get a second chance to make a first impression and first impressions are often difficult to change—which should make innovative onboarding a workplace norm. However, the reality is more divisive. A Tough First Day to Forget Amy...

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Smart Hires Lead the Way for Learning Cultures

By Ingrid Vaughan Learning cultures within organizations are becoming a standard job expectation as job seekers weigh their options when saying yes to an employment offer. In an increasingly competitive marketplace of dynamic talent, such cultures have become requisite for...

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