Leadership Matters

Seven key leadership roles nonprofits will need to succeed

By Sarah Matsushita

Transformations in the Canadian labour market will require changes in the way organizations hire workers. Thirty-six per cent of employers in Canada have difficulty filling positions due to lack of suitable talent, ManpowerGroup Inc. found in their 2017 Talent Shortage report.

When employees have caregiving responsibilities, the workplace has a duty of care too

By Karen Stone, CHRE

As the workforce ages, the general body of health and wellness knowledge increases and the lines between professional and personal life blur ever further, the concept of a support system has become part of our day-to-day lexicon.

It is likely a term you use yourself, and it is one of the first things we seek out when a health issue (physical or psychological) arises.

Understanding behaviours to push us forward

By Craig Dowden, Ph.D.

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold more than two million copies, been translated into 30 languages and become bestsellers in 12 countries. He is also a top-rated executive coach and influential business thinker. His newest book is Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts – Becoming the Person You Want to Be.

By Karen Stone, CHRE

This month’s publication focuses on one of the most important themes facing the business landscape today: disruption.

It’s a common refrain in business books, articles, case studies and probably even within your own organization – how can we be nimble enough to adapt to a rapidly changing and uncertain business environment? How can we stay one step ahead?

Cultural shift and digital disruption are changing the way we do business, and the very fabric of the economy. Dave Ulrich tells us how HR can keep pace.

By Liz Bernier

HR has long been envisioned by those not exactly “in the know” as the gatekeepers, red-tape dispensers or the unglamorous pushers of paper in a business ecosystem. While generally an unfair assessment, it is true that HR has historically been regarded as an administrative function as opposed to a strategic one.

By Karen Stone, CHRE

This month’s cover story is all about mergers and acquisitions (M&As) – an area in which HR has a critical role to play to ensure a company’s success.