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Pride Guide - What corporate Canada is doing to welcome its LGBTQ workers

Written by Corporate Knights

When Marianne Smith interviewed with Blake, Cassels & Graydon for an articling position in 2003, it never occurred to her to ask about the storied law firm’s stance on diversity. Coming out as a lesbian was even lower on her list of priorities.


June 12, 2017

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Learning & Development Cultures Drive Long-Term Career Commitment

Written by Ron Grey

Corporate cultures for continuous learning and development promote critical employee motivation, work enjoyment and long-term career commitment according to new research by Great Place to Work®.


June 8, 2017

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Building the Next Generation of Leaders

Written by Alison Grenier

With today’s global competition and fast pace of change, leadership skills are in fierce demand. In fact, when asked, almost a quarter of CEOs at the Best Workplaces in Canada identified “leadership development” as THE most important issue facing their organization.


June 8, 2017

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The Best Workplaces for Learning and Development: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Written by Alison Grenier

Great Place to Work® is pleased to announce the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Canada for Learning and Development. To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work- Certified™ in the past year. We determined the BEST based the level of employee agreement with the statement "I'm offered training and development to further myself professionally" as well as the quality and range of their learning and development programs.


June 5, 2017

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Creating an LGBT-Inclusive Workplace

Written by HR Professional


May 17, 2017

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Hot List 2017 - Annual “Who’s Who” guide

Written by HRD Magazine

It’s always a pleasure browsing through the final list of HR professionals featured in HRD’s annual ‘who’s who’ guide. These are the people who continue to add value to the profession and increase its standing in the business world. Some of them have appeared on our previous Hot Lists, proving their staying power; others have been featured in the magazine over the past 12 months. Then there are new contenders, the ones who have launched innovative initiatives, tackled tough business-critical challenges or moved the dial on persistent issues like diversity & inclusion.


May 11, 2017

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Best Workplaces in Canada Legends: Great Workplace Cultures That Stand the Test of Time

Written by Alison Grenier

Great workplace cultures are built to last. In our recently published Best Workplaces in Canada list, we revealed a handful of very special organizations that are in it for the long haul. This month, Great Place to Work would like to endorse our ‘Legends’, organizations that have been named to our Best Workplaces in Canada list for 10 years or more!


May 4, 2017

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Great Place to Work Partners with The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University

Written by Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work Partners with The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University


May 2, 2017

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Cultures for Celebrating Success Drive Key Employee Behaviours and Outcomes

Written by Ron Grey

Cultures for celebrating success promote essential employee behaviours and workplace outcomes according to new research by Great Place to Work® involving hundreds of organizations in our 2017 Best Workplaces Recognition program.


April 13, 2017

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The Best Workplaces for Women: How They Do It

Written by Alison Grenier, Head of Culture and Research

Great Place to Work® is pleased to announce the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Canada for Women. To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year and have a minimum of 50 female employees.


April 12, 2017

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The Best Workplaces for Part-time Employees: Part-time On Purpose

Written by Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is pleased to announce the list of Best Workplaces in Canada for Part-time Employees! To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work®-Certified™ in the past year and have a minimum of 50 part-time employees. We determined the BEST based solely on levels of trust experienced by their part-time workforce.


April 5, 2017

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From Pro-D to Pro-Person – Encouraging employees to bring their whole selves to work

Written by Alison Grenier

Employees are first and foremost people – they have multiple identities, interests, passions and goals. So when looking to engage people at work it’s important to see employees holistically and understand who they are, what excites them and what interests they have outside of work.


March 8, 2017

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When diverse workplaces aren't inclusive

Written by HR Professional

Moving from diversity to inclusiveness for LGBT employees requires action - and delivers rewards.


March 8, 2017


March 6, 2017

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Using Your Values to Engage Millennials

Written by Alison Grenier


March 6, 2017


March 6, 2017

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Corporate Giving and Employee Engagement

Written by Alison Grenier


March 6, 2017