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November 28, 2016

My colleague Lisa has, in her words, “has been blessed with great bosses”. She was understandably upset when her employer recently announced deep cuts to its middle management ranks. They cited cost, the unnecessary approval layers and that they simply weren’t needed by staff. Lisa, a gifted and highly productive writer and researcher is deeply concerned for her workplace wellbeing and her career.

Her company’s actions were yet another in a long line of employers who have espoused flatter, less...

November 22, 2016

Investir dans les gens est un moyen éprouvé pour les employeurs de démontrer que les employés sont réellement leur ressource la plus valable. Selon un rapport du Conference Board publié en 2016, les dépenses en formation sont à la hausse chez les employeurs canadiens. Pourtant, joindre l’acte à la parole ne suit pas toujours des déclarations louables faites par les employeurs. Un cadre m’a dit récemment « nous prenons bien mieux soin de notre équipement et nous n’oserions jamais arrêter les con...

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