Do men get the same level of scrutiny as women? There are 7.8 billion inhabitants on Earth and women are the majority. Yet each day brings a new fight, big or small, to the daily agenda. Women have always had to fight a little bit harder than their male counterparts to achieve equality when it comes to wages, perceptions, advantages, opportunities, etc. We've been fighting this fight for hundreds of years. But the recent ousting of one of the most recognized faces in Canadian television due to the colour of her hair, lit a renewed fire under those who continue to fight for women's equality and empowerment.
Economic downturns create workplace misconduct If you haven't been to a gas station lately to fill up your vehicle, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. For those of us needing to fill up our vehicles, it's definitely hitting us harder in the wallet. Have you noticed how much quicker the dollar amount gauge moves when pumping gas (and how little is actually going in). Let's not talk about the price of avocadoes either. My favourite fruit has become a little too expensive.
The mining industry is rife with safety issues, creating a considerable cause for concern for both workers and mining companies alike. With awareness, regular safety training and the right safety precautions in place, mining can become a relatively safe industry. As companies across Canada work to abolish safety issues in the mining industry, there's still plenty of room for improvement.
Psychological injuries are a growing concern for employers Employers today are working hard to provide healthy workspaces where stress is kept to a minimum. Remaining aware of situations that can cause injury, psychological or physical, is the essential first step to preventing them in the future.
Making mistakes at work is a natural part of the learning process. But it can be stressful and challenging to navigate. Some mistakes may have minor consequences, and others can have more significant impacts on the organization and those involved. How we respond to mistakes is critical, both as individuals and as a team. Approaching mistakes with a mindset that is open to growth and learning, can help us not only recover from the mistake but also grow and improve from the experience. In this context, it is essential to understand how leaders can help their teams handle mistakes constructively and learn from them.
Are you considering implementing a whistleblower hotline? Why should a company implement a whistleblower hotline? How to Implement a Whistleblower Hotline at Your Company Internally operated or third-party operated? Tone from the top Multiple reporting methods Anonymity to whistleblowers Anti-retaliation policy How to eliminate retaliation Educate all stakeholders Evaluate, test, audit