Remembering The Right to be Forgotten

A colleague of mine received automated notices from two LinkedIn connections recently.  This, of course, is what LinkedIn is there for – to keep you up to date and informed about the status and activities of professionals in your field.  There was a difference about getting these notices, however.  The two professionals had died within [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Information Management, Privacy|0 Comments

Executive Coaching for Impact

Blog from our global partner: Career Partners International – Tulsa / Russ Knight When a company invests in development of any kind, the goal is to help individual employees and the organization succeed. Individually, the focuses of goals are about results – behavioral changes to improve outcomes. For the organization investing in development, improved results are [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

A Business Case for the Use of Assessment Tools in Talent Management

Assessment Tools (aka psychometric assessments) are growing in popularity by businesses worldwide for talent management, as well as by individuals, for personal development and career planning. A scientifically proven instrument can be of significant value for matching the right person to the right job, as well as identifying areas of strength and for personal development [...]

By | September 22nd, 2014|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

Leading in Today’s Rapidly Changing Global Environment

Blog from our global partner: Maria Drew, Career Partners International - Florida/Caribbean. A once common belief was that the best leaders treated everyone equally and consistently. However, the newest thinking on the subject is that this does not drive organizational or even personal success. Instead the best approach is to be a flexible leader who [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Executive Coaching, Management Consulting|0 Comments

Privacy, security and peace of mind – you can have it all!

We live in a mobile world.  That’s not likely going to change any time soon.  We have mobile phones, tablets and laptops. Some of these devices are for personal use, some for work and some are now in that crazy mixed use “Bring Your Own Device” category.   And in this mobile world we are all [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Privacy|0 Comments

Do You Treat Your Leaders and Employees as Well as You Treat Your Equipment?

Blog from our global partner: Career Partners International. A Best Case Scenario OK, let’s size this up. Your company has invested $500,000 in a new physical asset. The base price was $250,000, bells and whistles were $50,000 and the agent was another $60,000. In weeks you’ll need to move this high-dollar asset halfway across the [...]

By | June 16th, 2014|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

Critical Conversations for New Leaders

Blog from our global partner: Brian Clapp, Career Partners International - Philadelphia. Leaders who are new to a leadership role, new to the company, or recently promoted to a role of greater scope or complexity face significant challenges. Research shows that roughly 50% of newly hired executives quit or are fired within their first three [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

A Landmark Ruling on Random Drug and Alcohol Testing in Alberta: is the door completely closed?

Suncor Energy Inc., Oil Sands’ attempt to implement random alcohol and drug testing of safety-sensitive employees at Suncor oil sands operations was recently rejected by the Alberta Arbitration Board after hearing a grievance filed by Unifor, Local 707A, representing Suncor employees at its Fort McMurray operations. The Board found Suncor’s Policy to be an unreasonable [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Privacy|0 Comments

When should you start thinking about Privacy Breaches?

It’s been quite a start to 2014 hearing all the news about recent privacy breaches in our province.  The biggest one involved the theft of a laptop containing personal health information of over 600,000 Albertans who attended Medicentres last year leaving us all asking, “How could this happen?” and “How could they have handled it [...]

By | February 10th, 2014|Information Management, Privacy|0 Comments

Regulatory Order Sets Clear Boundaries for Employee Privacy and Mobile Device

An Adjudicator with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has determined that a private sector organization contravened the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) by improperly collecting and using personal information. Project Porchlight traced the telephone numbers the employee had dialed on his work-issued Blackberry device to learn the identities of the people [...]

By | October 28th, 2013|Privacy|0 Comments