Tagged as Social change

Time's Up on Sexual Harassment

It’s an honor for us to be on the front cover of WorkSpan Magazine discussing the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Click here to read the...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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10 meaningful #GivingTuesday deeds you can do with your colleagues.

Did you know this coming Tuesday, November 28, is known as #GivingTuesday around the world? It began six years ago and always falls on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. During this time,...

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15 awesome reasons to let your employees work from home.

More and more organizations are ditching the traditional office space to embrace fluid work environments. Here are some key benefits.

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Ask the Expert: Entrepreneur Tuan Nguyen on Volunteering

Last week, LifeSpeak users around the world got to ask entrepreneur and philanthropist Tuan Nguyen about incorporating volunteering into their daily lives. While working as a full-time public accountant, Tuan began volunteering in the community...

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5 simple ways your organization can win more awards.

We were delighted to learn a couple months back that dozens of our clients had been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and/or Canada’s Best Employers for 2017. It’s no small feat to...

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4 interesting ways mental illness is addressed around the world.

Over the past few months we’ve posted extensively about mental health, exploring everything from specific mental illnesses to various treatment and support options. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, but it’s really just...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: mental illness is preventable and treatable.

In this video training excerpt, Dr. David Goldbloom dispels a few myths about mental illness. Further reading How to incorporate mental wellness into your daily routine. 3 proactive ways to deal with stress. How the...

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Is our obsession with physical fitness harming our mental health?

People are constantly looking for fun and easy ways to stay fit. From Zumba® and pilates to paleo and no-carb diets, there’s never a shortage of fitness trends these days. Similarly, the apparel industry has...

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Why the #BellLetsTalk campaign is so important.

Today our friends at Bell Canada are challenging the public to open their hearts and minds to the issue of mental illness. Dubbed Bell Let’s Talk Day, it’s a powerful reminder that mental health doesn’t...

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5 habits that are costing you big time.

Let’s face it: none of us is a saint. We all have regrettable habits, many of which only benefit us in the very short term. Yes, grabbing that coffee on the way to work warms...

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3 meaningful ways you can make a difference this Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Mental Illness Awareness Week is about much more than charity runs. While fundraisers are a great way to break the stigma and support people suffering from mental health conditions, there are lots of other things...

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