Category: Up Close & Personal

How to Reassure Your Employer as You Work from Home

By Rae Shungur Working from home. “Blah, blah, blah,” is probably what you’re thinking by now, “great, another article on how to win employee of the month, from my kitchen office”. Well, that’s what this article is all about—my deep thoughts on how to keep the old career engine revving as you fuse comfortable sweatpants…

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The Power of Perks

By Nicole Kittlitz, Candice Rookes and Rae Shungur. PERKS, we all love them…but really, what are they?   You know that scene in Good Will Hunting when Chuckie (played by Ben Affleck) attends the job interview impersonating his genius friend, Will (Matt Damon)?  On the way out the door when he asks for a retainer and…


The Benefits of Feedback

By Ioana Bucsa & Crystal Horner The term ‘feedback’ is used to describe helpful information (sometimes in the form of criticism) about prior actions or behaviours of an individual, communicated to that individual or others who can, in turn, use that information to adjust and improve in some meaningful way. Feedback occurs daily in a…


5+ Unique Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

1. Diversity Increases Performance In a setting where there is equality and inclusion, it allows employees to be confident and to apply their skills more while attaining new skills along the way. They are more comfortable with their work load and they are more likely to engage in conversation both inside and outside the workplace….