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Monthly Archives: August 2020

“I had literally just joined as CEO when we went into Covid lockdown”

Today we continue looking at leadership examples: Today we’re looking at more Covid leadership examples: Meet Yann Lechelle, who got an unexpected start as he joined his 250 new colleagues. After Yann played a key role as COO in French AI start-up Snips being acquired by Sonos for $37 million, he continued to tap into his entrepreneurial […]

Job Search Tips for Middle Managers and Senior executives

8 Job Search Tips for Middle Managers However, the process is a lot simpler for this stage. Why? Because you have a track record that speaks for you. It’s also a lot less likely that the interviewers’ questions will freeze you because you already have the know-how of how to approach most questions. The underlying boosting factor […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: How Measuring Mood Creates a Healthier Workplace

Mental health in the workplace… how often is that discussed at management meetings? According to this Guardian article, seventy million working days are lost each year due to stress, depression and other mental health conditions in Britain. This costs Britain £70-100bn annually, equivalent to 4.5% of the nation’s GDP. Across the pond, in Canada, in any […]

What’s the best work environment?

  What’s the best work environment? What does the best workplace culture look like? And what does that mean for employee happiness, mood and engagement? Recently, I was having a conversation about work environments with a friend. She wasn’t feeling great about some changes her workplace was making in the office. In an effort to turn […]

Foodservice industry trends: Use data to improve employee retention

Foodservice Industry Trends: Use Data to Improve Employee Retention   Today we’re talking trends in the food service industry, specifically the trend of using data to improve employee retention. This was previously published on Canada’s Foodservice Magazine under the title How to Improve Employee Morale in Restaurants Using Data.   Why do people hand in their notice?   […]