Wanted: Visionary IT leaders

The only constant is change, and that is the reality for most organizations and individuals. It used to be that change was an event, but now it’s part of our daily fabric. Change

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Marylka Empey

Boost employee productivity with these apps

When human resources professionals talk about productivity and techniques to improve it among their employees, the focus is often on helping people perform more tasks in a shorter time period. But for organizations

Published on: January 26th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

3 things you should know about purchasing HR apps

Sooner or later every human resources professional purchases a mobile app and is bitterly disappointed with it. We blame ourselves for lack of sufficient research, we blame the maker for producing a lemon,

Published on: December 28th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How online training increases employee engagement

You have to go a long way to find any employee truly engaged with their work these days. According to Gallup's State of the Workplace report released in 2014, only 13 percent of workers

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Companies struggling getting employees to share brand values: report

How important is it to deliver a unified and authentic customer experience that reinforces a company’s brand promise? Very, but companies say they’re challenged getting the entire organization to buy in and truly

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Have you met the 21st century employee?

While resistance to change continues to be alive and well in many organizations, the world is changing every day. We are in a time when entire economies, organizations and industries are transforming. And

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

How Influitive uses IT resources to powerfully boost employee engagement

There is a lot of interest in apps, and new ones are being continuously developed to make things easier, more efficient, and accessible. From apps to summon taxis, to doing personal banking, to

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Canadian cloud services with skyrocketing revenue

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Employees want some say in their collaboration tools: survey

It’s getting undeniably easier for employees to work from home these days. But as nice as it is to skip the daily commute, they're happier to work remotely when they have the right

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

Our ability to dream unleashes innovation in the 21st century of possibilities

Lately I have been questioning the right and wrong I was brought up to believe. As I get older, I find that some of the notions that were instilled in me and labeled

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Tangerine gives employees mobility ‘Nudge’ towards community volunteerism

Jacqueline Emes, community investment manager for Tangerine Bank, spent the day of May 29 volunteering to help a Girl Guide camp prepare for the influx of hundreds of girls - but she wasn't

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cameco taps Telus Transformation Office pilot to boost employee engagement

Brett Elmgren, a leadership development specialist for Saskatoon-based uranium producer Cameco Corp. first met Dan Pontefract three years ago at a conference. Pontefract chief envisioner of the Telus Transformation Office (TTO) and author

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

The conundrum of leadership and open collaboration in the social era

For those leaders that think social collaboration is a waste of time, think again.  The chatter among many leadership pundits today is on the topic of open leadership and letting your employees get

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Clendenin

3 ways Telus improved its employee engagement

About six years ago, Telus Corp. was having a problem. It was having trouble keeping its employees engaged at its company. In 2007, an internal survey of about 4,000 employees showed only about

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So