Workplace Issues

How to create positive change when working in a dysfunctional team

Written By: Susan Fish
April 4, 2018

Working on a dysfunctional team? Here are 10 ways you can create positive change.

How nonprofit organizations can better support fundraisers: An interview with Kishshana Palmer

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 21, 2018

Leadership coach Kishshana Palmer discusses how organizations can provide better support to fundraisers, improving retention and lowering turnover costs.

Stronger together: Working toward increased allyship in Canada's nonprofit sector

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
March 21, 2018

We speak with the panelists of a recent webinar, The Role of Allyship in Reconciliation, to explore the how we can be better support allyship in Canada's philanthropic sector.

Ontario's Bill 148: Minimum wage, maximum impact

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
March 14, 2018

How are nonprofit organizations responding to the new labour laws recently introduced in Ontario?

In the name of mental health: Shorter weeks and remote working options create a caring culture for employees

Written By: David Venn
February 28, 2018

The HR Director of the David Suzuki Foundation explains how their shorter workweeks and remote working options help them better retain staff.

New “Tort of Harassment” allows employees to sue for damages

Written By: Donna Marshall, M.A., Counselling Psychology
November 15, 2017

New rulings by the Ontario Superior Court mean employers in Ontario are at a great risk of litigation.

A tale of resiliency: Thinking innovatively about relationships

Written By: David Venn
November 8, 2017

When facing constant turnover, how do you maintain a strong team?

Moving toward Decent Work: How changing employment standards are impacting the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
August 21, 2017

Employment standards are starting to change in provinces across the country. What will this mean for nonprofit employers?

The overflowing inbox: How to keep email from taking over your work life

Written By: Susan Fish
August 15, 2017

Is email taking over your work life? Find out how to put it in its place with these productivity tips.

My Generation: How to bring multiple generations together in your workplace

Written By: Susan Fish
June 28, 2017

Bring the generations together in your workplace with these tips!

Difficult Clients: Dealing with responsive behaviours

Written By: Public Services Health and Safety Association
June 7, 2017

Did you know there are 350,000 cases or workplace violence each year in Canada?

Conflict as friend, not foe: How to use conflict constructively

Written By: Anne Comer
May 24, 2017

These tips will show you how to approach workplace conflict in a healthier way.

How to remove workplace toxins and create a healthy culture at your organization

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
May 24, 2017

Is your organization in danger of becoming a toxic workplace? Find out how to turn things around in this article.

Listen up! Are you letting these barriers derail your listening skills?

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
April 19, 2017

Are your listening skills as good as they could be?

Managing multiple locations: How to keep all employees engaged

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 12, 2017

Organizations with multiple offices weigh in on what it takes to keep all employees engaged.

How play can improve creativity and trust in the workplace: An interview with Sheena Greer

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 1, 2017

An interview with Sheena Greer on the importance of play in nonprofit work.

When passion for work goes too far: How to avoid burnout

Written By: Anne Comer
February 22, 2017

How can you avoid burnout when passion for your work creates an imbalance between work and life?

How to avoid working for a bully at your next nonprofit job

Written By: Susan Fish
February 8, 2017

Find out what to look for in a job interview to avoid working for a bully.

From one millennial to another: Four tips for millennial leaders

Written By: Leanne Morgan
February 8, 2017

A millennial leader offers her tips on how different generations can better get along in the workplace.

When the charitable sector lacks charity: Bullying in the nonprofit workplace

Written By: Susan Fish
February 1, 2017

Could a bullying staff member be putting your organization at risk?

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