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Building Thought Leaders

There have always been business thinkers who have found ways to transform the world around them. But the term ‘thought leader’ is a relatively modern one. Being a thought leader is much more than declaring yourself an expert. You need to be able to inspire and influence others because you can translate knowledge into information that people can readily understand and are motivated to actually try out in the real world.



New Approaches to Employee Learning
It has never been more important that, as a leader in your field, you find new and innovative ways to encourage your employees to keep learning.


Side Hustle the New Normal
A new survey finds Canadians are embracing change, moving away from a linear career path to one with more side hustles.


Men Fear Discussing Mental Health Could Risk Their Job
One in four Canadian men (28%) fear their job could be at risk if they discussed their mental health at work, according to new research by Movember, released on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day.





    

Canadian Human Rights Commission Welcomes Canada's first Pay Equity Commissioner

Employment in Canada Increased by 49,300 Jobs in August 2019

Giving Young Canadians the Skills and Experience They Need to Launch Meaningful Careers

CEIC Announces 2020 Employment Insurance Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings

Employment Bounces Back


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    News

BC: New Canadians Getting Opportunity For New Job Paths

BC: Minister's statement on Disability Employment Month

BC: Have Your Say: Workplace Support For People Facing Domestic Violence

SK: 13,000 New Jobs Created Year-Over-Year

ON: Investing in People and Businesses in Northern Ontario

NL: Provincial Government to Appoint an Independent Minimum Wage Review Committee

NL: New Initiatives to Help Foreign-Trained Professionals Work in their Fields in Newfoundland and Labrador

AB: Premier Promotes Province to U.S. and Canadian lawmakers, Business Leaders and Investors.

AB: Investing in Apprenticeship Education

SK: Fed. Gov’t. Supports a Province-wide Initiative to Address Workplace Sexual Harassment

This Month
viewpoints
The Moral (Authority) of the Story
s the vision we are promoting and leading one that people truly want to follow?

features
New Approaches to Employee Learning
It has never been more important that, as a leader in your field, you find new and innovative ways to encourage your employees to keep learning.
Building Thought Leaders
All great thought leaders have a combination of reach and presence -- and it’s not by accident.


law
Employer Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million in Severance
The business had to honour a 10-year contract with a former owner when he became an employee.
Employee Fired for Masturbating Did Not Have Sex Addiction, Arbitrator Finds
“What I did behind locked doors was my business and no one else’s,” the man argued.
Employer Ordered to Pay Multi-Year Back Pay for Discrimination
The employer discriminated against a candidate’s mental health disability when it didn’t hire him.

strategies
Side Hustle Now the New Normal for Working Canadians
Survey finds Canadians are embracing change, moving away from a linear career path.
Need Reskilling and Non-traditional Talent Nurturing in a Culture of Lifelong Learning
Learnability is the most undervalued intangible skill, with lack of budget the biggest tangible barrier to reskilling the workforce.

Shop Talk
Over A Quarter Of Canadian Men Fear Discussing Mental Health At Work Could Risk Their Job
The study also found that only 54% of employed men said they would be able to take time off work for mental health or personal issue.
A Majority of Working Canadians Stressed About Their Finances
Survey finds employees want to receive financial education at work, but gaps exist on what is provided and how.



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