Archive for May 2021
How to attract and retain female talent in a male-dominated industry
The global #pandemic has forced us to look at our #workforces in a new light and to consider how to make them more future-proof, flexible and agile. In my view, it is certain that the world of #work – as well as many other aspects of our lives – will not return to how they…Read More
Rethink your next big hire: Black people face very real bias and unfair standards
The number of #Blackpeople living in #Canada has doubled over the past 25 years. However, the unique experiences and #diversity of Black communities are often aggregated into the category of “visible minority” and therefore diminished or overlooked. Anti-Black #racism in Canadian society persists because it is systemic. It has existed for decades and shows up…Read More
What does a world without e-mail look like?
If our economy runs on oil, than our workplaces can be said to run on e-mail. What if we committed to changes there as well, and not by 2030 or 2050, as in the response to climate change, but by next September or January, seeking a world without #email in your office. If that sounds impossible, think back…Read More
How do you know if the terms of your job offer are fair?
Hiring agreements are becoming too complicated. As an #employment lawyer, sometimes even I have a hard time understanding them. This may unduly benefit employers who have a better grasp on how these contracts operate and greater access to lawyers who draft these contracts to protect them. How can you level the playing field? If you…Read More