Category: Workplace Wellness
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 »
As the calendar turns over to a new year and people engage in their annual re-commitment to self-care, it’s important not to overlook the impact of mental health upon overall well-being. Companies are increasingly understanding their role in the psychological health of their employees, and recognizing the benefits of a happy, healthy workforce. Different companies, … Read More »
Just ask any sweaty, champagne-soaked athlete who is lifting a major trophy: teamwork is critical to success. Regardless of whether you’re part of a Superbowl-questing football team or you work in more modest surroundings, achieving this elusive teamwork goal is worth striving for. But why? And how? And what is the role of teamwork in … Read More »
In 1962 Neil Sedaka recorded his signature song, ‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’. It’s as true today as it was back then and although Neil was singing about romantic splits, the sentiment holds true in the workplace. Terminations, unfortunately, are a part of business and are often very emotional experiences for those losing their … Read More »