Trust And Transparency Are Free

Transparency and leadership are similar in a very important way. It has often been said that we are all leaders whether we like it or not; people in our families, social groups and workplaces are always watching us and...

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Transparency is the Key to a Hyper-Engaged Workforce

Transparency isn’t a new phenomena in any sense: it’s the extent to which knowledge and information are shared between an organization and its employees. When employees are informed, they feel more engaged, but four out of five employees worldwide...

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Growing a Return on Influence: Social Media Savvy and Recruitment

Cultural fit is both the glue that helps bind employees to the greater organizational purpose and the reason why people choose to work at certain companies. Most importantly, it is a quintessentially human element—and the means by which HR...

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HR LeadersTalk: Leading the Mental Health Conversation at Work

There may be no tougher—or more worthwhile—discussion for a leader to initiate in the workplace. Destination Mental Health As CEO of Destination BC, a crown corporation that promotes British Columbia as a tourist destination, Marsha Walden knows how hard it is...

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Rethinking Recruitment: The Flex of Agile Thinking

By Amelia Chan, CPHR “Agile” has been a bit of a buzz word in recruitment for a while—usually associated with breaking big tasks into smaller projects with assured feedback from stakeholders propelling greater success. While this holds true, there is...

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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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If You Promise the Stars…Deliver

By Graeme McFarlane A recent case from Ontario illustrates a shift in judicial thinking with respect to the creation and operation of the employment relationship.  A short service employee won a judgement providing him with $500,000 in extra contractual damages...

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Transparency Not Always So Clear

By Thomas Daley As often happens, what seemed to be occurring was not perceived the same way by all involved.  Here was a manager, supporting one employee to grow and develop, while resentment was building within another. The Barbs of Transparency One...

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