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What Does “Meaningful Work” Mean in 2018?

Happy New Year!  I hope that you are looking forward to an exciting year, filled with new experiences, growth, learning and more meaningful work.  I certainly am. At the beginning of the year, I enjoy thinking about what I want … Continue reading

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Setting SMART Goals for the New Year

New Year’s Resolutions for Professional Success The new year is almost here! 2017 is coming to an end and 2018 is just around the corner. This is a great time to sit down and think about your goals for the … Continue reading

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What Different Generations Expect from the Holiday Season at Work

How Should a Multigenerational Organization Celebrate the Holiday Season? The holiday season is upon us, and many organizations are already well into planning their yearly holiday festivities. While the expensive, elaborate, and lavish celebrations of the past may be gone … Continue reading

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How Gen Z Plans To Be Successful At Work

Gen Z’s Plan for Career Success We recently completed Canada’s first national survey on Gen Z. In a series of blog posts, we are sharing some key insights and data, which highlight Gen Z’s unique perspectives on life, work, and … Continue reading

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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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Does Your Organization Even Need an Office?

Remote Employees: Are They Right for Your Organization? I recently shared a story on my Twitter account about organizations that have moved from traditional office environments to an arrangement that features primarily remote employees and virtual workspaces. Some of these … Continue reading

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