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Neurodiversity and inclusion in the workplace
Neurodiversity and inclusion in the workplace
In July 2021, Sir Richard Branson, CEO of the Virgin Group, went on record to commend LinkedIn for its inclusion of “dyslexic thinking” as an official skill, stating that people with dyslexia think “creatively and more expansively.”…

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Data privacy in healthcare, and why it matters to you
Data privacy in healthcare, and why it matters to you
In 2020, the Finnish private psychotherapy service Vastaamo and its database of over 30,000 users was subjected to a malicious hack. The hackers demanded a ransom of 40 bitcoins (around €450,000 in value) and…

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Why employees are looking for a boost in benefits
Why employees are looking for a boost in benefits
This spring, the unemployment rate in Canada hit an astonishing record low of 5.3%. What was already a tight labour market got even tighter, creating challenging conditions for employee recruitment and retention. Simply put, in a job market that…

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How to manage stress in the workplace
How to manage stress in the workplace
From the housing market, to international conflicts, climate change, and a global pandemic, there’s no shortage of external stressors beyond the control of the average employee. But what can be controlled at work is how chronic stress is managed and…

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How virtual care empowers women with their health
How virtual care empowers women with their health
March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of girls and women. It’s an occasion to reflect on the progress that has been made towards achieving gender equality…

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Employee retention: 4 effective strategies for employers
Employee retention: 4 effective strategies for employers
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in July of last year, four million Americans quit their jobs. Employee retention and engagement rates were at a historic low, not seen since 2000. Resignations peaked in April and remained…

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How to strengthen workplace culture in 2022 and beyond
How to strengthen workplace culture in 2022 and beyond
What exactly is a positive “workplace culture”? Opinions can vary depending on the type of workplace and industry, but there are certain commonalities all can agree on. That is, it‘s the culture’s responsibility to obsess over meeting customer needs, increase…

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7 tips for improving employee engagement
7 tips for improving employee engagement
Any company can benefit from leveraging a modernization strategy to increase employee engagement, retention, and satisfaction. With the pandemic, we’ve learned that a forward-thinking work environment with innovative employee benefits can be a valuable tool for building reputation. Here are…

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How to boost employees’ mental health during the winter months
How to boost employees’ mental health during the winter months
Frolicking in a winter wonderland isn’t everybody’s favourite way to spend the colder Canadian months. Many prefer to keep warm by bundling up on the couch, but often lose out on opportunities to exercise and get the blood…

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Healthcare goes virtual: A disruptor to watch for
Healthcare goes virtual: A disruptor to watch for
This article was originally featured in Canadian HR Reporter Typically, when an employee gets sick or starts to feel under the weather, they’d call their doctor, book an appointment, and do their best to clear their schedule by rescheduling…

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