Workplace Issues

Seventy-five organizations recognized as Employee Recommended Workplaces for 2019

Written By: CharityVillage
February 8, 2019

Find out which nonprofit organizations were shortlisted for the 2019 Employee Recommended Workplace Awards.

Getting up to Standard: Psychological health and safety in the nonprofit workplace

Written By: Jordan Friesen
February 7, 2019

Get your workplace up to The Standard on psychological health and safety.

Getting off the runaway train: How nonprofit staff can find work-life balance

Written By: Susan Fish
January 30, 2019

Nonprofit sector experts weigh in on how to create better work-life balance.

An uncommonly good idea? A national retirement income plan for the nonprofit sector comes closer to fruition

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
January 23, 2019

The Common Good retirement plan for Canada's nonprofit sector is coming closer to fruition.

Steps to create a psychologically safe workplace

Written By: Bill Howatt and Glyn Jones
October 24, 2018

Creating a psychologically safe workplace takes work and discipline. Get started with these steps.

How Canadian organizations are using Facebook for engagement and advocacy

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 19, 2018

Facebook has become an integral tool for many nonprofits - but not solely for posting updates.

Employee Recommended Workplace Award establishes three recruitment community partners

Written By: CharityVillage
September 10, 2018

CharityVillage is proud to be a recruiting community partner to the Employee Recommended Workplace Award.

Five things you need to know about harassment investigations

Written By: Randi Chapnik Myers and Dr. Stephanie Bot and Donna Marshall
August 29, 2018

If your organization is faced with a harassment complaint, it is vital that your investigation is done properly.

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

Written By: Bill Howatt
August 16, 2018

Don't get caught in a negativity cycle in your working relationships. These tips will help you turn things around.

The whys and ways of assertiveness at work

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
May 23, 2018

Is a lack of assertiveness holding you back at work?

Stop swimming in the shallow end of self care

Written By: Lianne Picot
May 9, 2018

Learning to let go: Understanding Founder's Syndrome

Written By: Susan Fish
April 25, 2018

Is Founder's Syndrome really a problem with the founder, or is it a wider spread organizational issue?

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?

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