The 3 P’s of Employee Experience: People, Purpose & Positivity

There was a time when people were so happy to have a job that they put up with just about anything to take home that precious pay cheque. The idea of management caring about employee experience seemed laughable.  And while...

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A Deeper Look At Ontario’s New Pay Transparency Act and The Impact On Industry

With the coming of the new year, the Government of Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act took effect on January 1, 2019. As the first legislation of its kind, its goals and expected impacts are worth a closer look. Taking Aim at Pay...

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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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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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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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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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The Yogurt Principle in Leadership

By Doug Turner Mahatma Ghandi has often been (inaccurately) quoted as having said, ”Be the change you want to see in this world.” This is actually a paraphrase of what he actually said but the message is accurate. This follows very...

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The Reality (and Importance) of Day-to-Day Conversation

By Howie Outerbridge In today’s digital workplace, we use technology to quickly communicate with each other on a daily basis; for many, this is the preferred way of connecting. However, people still yearn for, and need, day-to-day conversations with their...

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