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The Fifth Generation – Gen Z’s Expectations of Work

After researching generational identities, motivators and expectations for 15 years, it is exciting to have completed Canada’s first national survey on Gen Z.  They are the newest generation (our fifth generation in the workplace) and they are an interesting and … Continue reading

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The Risks of Ignoring or Alienating Baby Boomers in the Workplace

The Importance of Baby Boomers in the Workplace There is a lot of emphasis on Millennials, what this generation does in the workplace, and how members of this cohort influence the organizations for which they work. This makes sense, as … Continue reading

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The Affect of Workplace Stress on Organizations

High Workplace Stress Hurts Everyone A recent survey by Monster Canada found that 58 percent of people surveyed say they feel overworked and about one-third blame an increasing workload for their stress. In addition, one in four people have quit … Continue reading

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Back to School Lessons That Can Be Applied to Work

What Back to School Can Teach Us About Our Careers This week was all about getting my step kids and my nieces ready for back to school. It’s an exciting time for the little ones, and the teenagers wish the … Continue reading

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The Emotional Culture of Your Organization

Why It’s Important to Care About Emotions Emotions are a big part of the decision-making process. While we all may like to believe that we always act rationally, that we only consider the facts, and that we don’t let our … Continue reading

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