10 Critical Behaviors That Improve Resiliency

People who are more #resilient are less likely to give up when they experience failure. They are willing to take more #risks to #succeed. They are more persistent and #optimistic about their chances of success. They generally work with more energy and passion and are more interested in finding new innovative approaches. They are also…

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8 Surefire Signs Someone is About to Quit, According to Harvard

Is it possible to tell when an #employee is on their way out? An extensive study revealed that you don’t need psychic abilities to know when receiving a resignation letter is in your future.  Researchers at Harvard Business Review asked nearly 100 managers how the behavior of their peers and subordinates shifted in the months prior to their…

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Why the best managers avoid using this common word at work

An ego can prevent a talented manager from becoming a great leader. In fact, that’s why the best managers actually avoid using the word “I,” as well as other self-referential pronouns like “me, mine and myself.” That’s according to Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter, organizational experts who have trained leaders at notable companies like #Google,…

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It’s time to brush up on your soft skills in the age of remote working

Any remaining doubts about the value of #softskills were likely abandoned in recent months as the #pandemic forced the country to dramatically change its #work practices overnight. As companies began adjusting to the new normal, their staff were often challenged to demonstrate soft skills like resilience, empathy and agility while completely overhauling their #communication, collaboration…

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#Diversity in the #workplace is imperative

I  want to change myself. For much of my #career I’ve been an entrepreneur as well as a senior leader in larger companies. For the past decade I’ve coached startup CEOs and taught #entrepreneurship to more than a thousand #business students. Recent challenges have spawned deep discussions about diversity. What to do? What to say…

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Gender gap in jobs market widens as economy starts to recover

#Women accounted for three-fifths of new applicants for the #CanadaEmergency Response Benefit since late June, the latest indication of a widening #gendergap in the #jobsmarket as the #economy begins to bounce back from its unprecedented plummet in the spring. There is a similar split between women and men in how quickly participation rates are rebounding,…

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Meet Canada’s top small and medium employers for 2020

Wellness accounts. Nap rooms. Snack rooms. Reading nooks. Bring your dog to work. Tuition subsidies for courses completely unrelated to the #job. Paid volunteer days. Personal days. Telecommuting. Flexible hours. No set hours. No limit vacation. Yoga at noon. When it comes to progressive HR initiatives and ground-breaking workplace policies, Canada’s Top Small and Medium…

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