Commonly referred to as the May two-four long weekend, Victoria Day and National Patriots’ Day heralds the unofficial start of summer, as it is the first long weekend of the year with warmer weather. For many of us, it’s the first opportunity to head out to the cottage, play a round of Golf, or even … Read More »
Peter Drucker said: “Organizational culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
And it is still true. Culture is like the corporate subconscious. As an individual you may want to change things, or be a certain way, but subconscious will determine how you really think, act and are.
Corporate culture will determine how much people really care about customers, corporate mission, co workers, their future … Read More »
Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.
It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »
Transparency – make it easy for potential employers to know that you were off work for parenting reasons. We all were brought into this world by our mom’s and employers should understand the realities of parenting.
Confidence – maintain confidence that your skills do not lose their value even though you have been out of the “paid … Read More »
Being able to effectively manage money is one of the most important skills to have, whether you’re operating a business or running a household. Unfortunately, with the fluctuating economy and turbulent markets, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and fall into the mindset that you don’t have enough.
But you can take control of your … Read More »