Highlights, lowlights and 420
Hats off to Iceland. On New Years Day the island nation became the first in the world to slap companies with fines if they pay a woman less than a man, because it is illegal.
International Women’s Day 2018 fell on a Thursday. At Arc’teryx we took the day away from the office to celebrate who we are and accept the challenge to improve by strengthening our community and created the opportunity for employees to have the day to be involved in their community, connect with each other outdoors and #PressforProgress
#metoo continued long overdue conversations and convictions. Social media has created a remarkable moment for women, but is this really the end of the harassment culture? Now what?
DisruptHR YVR rocked Science World in June by the Corker Company duo Steph and Matt. I was honoured to return as Alumni and talk about Sh*t.... "$h*t disturber what's missing your HR job title"
Salesforce top the list for best place to work in 2018 thanks to its commitment to creating a uniquely rewarding work environment, Salesforce ranks No. 1 for the first time on Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. It got there by offering rich rewards, both monetary and psychic. Many companies pay bounties to employees who refer new hires; Salesforce has paid out $5.5 million worth of them. The company also ferrets out strong performers who have gone 18 months without a promotion to help them find new challenges. And employees get paid 56 hours a year to volunteer in their community. That’s a pretty sweet gig.
Companies used to stay quiet about politics. In 2018, social causes became integral to their branding. Gun control, immigration, and the environment were some of the causes corporations championed this year. Nike and Patagonia leading the way.
is legal on a national level, as Bill C-45, approved by Parliament in June, went into effect. Canada where marijuana