A speak up culture helps build better workplace environments Rideau Hall is the official residence of Canada's Governor General... well not anymore. At least not the last person to hold this position. The last few days has seen a meltdown of Rideau Hall's internal workplace culture. Canada's Governor General, Julie Payette, has stepped down from her duties due to allegations of workplace harassment, bullying, and creating a toxic workplace culture.
2021 will see a new way corporate leaders lead. Are you ready to adapt? Our last post focused on taking a new approach to initiating a corporate New Year's resolution for your company. It focused on leaders initially taking a step back from focusing solely on corporate goals, and taking the time to truly check-in with their employees on a deeper emotional level to see just how they are feeling as we head into 2021.
Would you know if your employees are crying out for attention? We're well underway into 2021, and joining us is the sidekick we know and hate as COVID-19 to help keep us company. Since the pandemic hit, many employees have been able to get into a new rhythm of working from home and being separated from their co-workers and leaders. Many may be handling their new normal quite fine and are happy to just keep on going without much thought.
A Code of Ethics should properly steer all business decisions in the right direction Whether you have a team of two or two thousand employees, a Code of Ethics is imperative to maintaining a professional and productive work environment. A company’s Code of Ethics is most effective when it clearly communicates company values and when measures are in place to hold employees accountable.
Update your policies to include your COVID-19 vaccine requirements By now you've seen that the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed and rolled out in many countries. This is certainly good news as we continue to curb the spread of this pandemic.
Regardless of the industry, unethical behaviour and illegal activity occur in the workplace every day Unethical behaviour greatly diminishes employee morale and business integrity. From fraud to discrimination to privacy breaches, there are many areas where misconduct takes place. Unethical behaviour in the workplace has also notably been on the rise with the events of the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked a group of business professionals about the most common ethical concerns in businesses today and this is what they said: