Category: Workplace Wellness
Organizational culture is somewhat of a fat term. Every organization, of course, has its own culture and although culture plays a major role in the group’s success, or lack thereof, we often struggle to define it. When it comes to the workplace, what is organizational culture, how is it formed, what impact does it have … Read More »
Over the years, companies have begun to push mental health awareness to the forefront of their company culture. As part of this, mental health issues can be mitigated and managed more efficiently. But most importantly, prioritizing psychological health in the workplace can also help to eradicate the stigma that can stop employees from reaching out … Read More »
No longer teenagers, millennials are now a major force in the workplace; a group who bring much to the table including education, innovation and a passion for finding solutions to problems both old and new. They are also a group that face a number of challenges, not the least of which being a propensity to … Read More »
Nobody launches their career anticipating any type of harassment – even though it’s shockingly prevalent in Canada’s workplaces.
According to a 2016 Statistics Canada Report, “Nineteen percent of women and thirteen percent of men reported that they had experienced harassment in their workplace in the past year. Workplace harassment includes verbal abuse, humiliating behaviour, threats … Read More »
It has been nearly one year since the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect, which immediately impacted many workplaces across Canada. While these effects were primarily felt in federally-regulated sectors, many observers in the human resource field speculated that the changes would eventually impact all workplaces.
If, as claimed this time … Read More »