What skills would you consider to be the most valuable in today’s fast-evolving workplaces? Is it technological expertise? Adaptability to change? People skills? The answers may surprise you—check out the article below to discover which skills are the greatest drivers of success in companies, and how to build them.
Tag: Career management
According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more.
The RocheMartin - Emotional Capital Report, is a personalized leadership development tool that provides you with a comprehensive interpretation of your leadership potential based on your emotional intelligence.
I have worked for a large non-profit for roughly five years in a management role. I have quickly moved up the ranks, having been promoted three times during my tenure here. While I love the organization I work for, I've reached a point in my life in which I can no longer afford to stay.
The world of finance has gone through many great challenges and crises in the modern history, which plenty of authors have written about. This finance book and movie list is recommended by Tracey McVicar, one of UBC Sauder's faculty advisory board members who is currently the Managing Partner at CAI Capital Management Co.
The Birkman Method is the only assessment that measures an individual’s underlying Needs, which, when fulfilled, provide the comfort and motivation for you to be productive and satisfied in your career and life by combining behavioural and occupational data into one assessement. The Birkman Method is distinct because it taps into what an individual believes about “most people” around them, providing a unique glimpse into your perception of both yourself and others. There are many factors that affect a person’s career performance and satisfaction.
Women make up approximately 50% of Canada’s labour force. Of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will take a maternity leave. However, 36% of new mothers feel that taking maternity leave negatively impacts their opportunity for promotions, career development and career progression.
This webinar is for anyone who employs, leads, manages, trains, coaches or otherwise supports mothers in the workplace, including adoptive, pregnant and parenting women.
Knowledge is power! Written employment agreements are primarily designed to limit the employer’s liability if it decides to end the relationship as well as minimize the impact of your departure on its business. This webinar is for anyone who is in an employment relationship or will be in the future. Understanding your rights in the workplace is not simply a good idea, it is essential. Even if you have already signed a contract, we will help you understand how you can negotiate a better one in the future (once you get that promotion or move on to the next employer).
Author: Kat Boogaard
So, you’re considering relocating for a job. Whether your current employer wants to send you off to a new location or you’re debating accepting an opportunity with a brand new company, you’re weighing your options when it comes to packing up your life and heading off to uncharted territory. Identifying the pros and cons of relocation can leave you tossing and turning at night. Here are four questions to ask yourself before making the move.