Tag: Leadership

Making It Work! Best Practices for Managing Maternity Leaves

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.

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Become a leader worth following

Start your leadership journey now by gaining the powerful tools and practical insights to effectively lead others.
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How To Navigate Your Career During COVID-19

It can feel daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general has been tipped upside down. We could not have predicted our current reality as part of the 2020 employment forecast.
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Difficult Conversations Success

Hard conversations are easier to avoid than done. However, when we avoid conflict, issues don't get resolved, feelings are hurt, and important conversations are not had.
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Toronto: Dine & Discover Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is key for career success. Join Kristine Thody, CPCC, PCC in this mini interactive workshop in Toronto to help you develop a better understanding of EQ and why it is important for careers.
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SMART Goals Career Kit

Goals are an important aspect of both your personal and professional life. When designing your career, it can sometimes feel intimidating to figure out how to make your ideas your reality. But it doesn’t have to be!

This toolkit will give you strategies to tackle your big goals by breaking them down into small steps.

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Stop trying to find 'meaningful' work (and create it instead)

How do you find meaningful work? Unfortnuately, it is not something you can take or easily pluck somewhere. Instead, meaningful work is yours to create. Here are some ways for you to do this.

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Constructive Dismissal and Cause: 2 ways to fire you and claim you are owed nothing

Join Nicole Howell (UBC BA '95) to learn more about your rights, as well as actions that you can take when faced with constructive dismissal and cause.
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Demystifying Career Success: The Career Engagement Model

Career success is a shared responsibility between individuals and the organizations in which they work. The "sweet spot" refers to optimal engagement, where challenge aligns with individual and contextual capacity. However, challenge and capacity often shift and when they become unmanageable, chronic misalignment leads to disengagement; once one is shut down, it’s very difficult to re-engage. 

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The Art of Questioning

The ability to overcome challenging situations in career or personal life starts with the ability to identify what the root of the issue is. Too often, we get caught in a whirlwind of doubt, second-guessing, panic or feeling stuck when we experience difficult situations. Being able to step back and gain perspective, while also challenging our own role, will allow for solutions to emerge and for change to happen at a personal level.

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