#YSTANDOUT a new generation of HR leaders

How to define our generation? How do we see ourselves and how do others describe our attitudes and personality? What a better way to answer these questions than on a Youtube video that would be posted on a couple of websites and Facebook pages? After all, that is how Generation Y communicates. We need to be constantly connected.  We want to demonstrate our creativeness,...

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Netflix Corporate Culture Manifesto

Netflix Culture Manifesto Whether you are a Netflix lover or not, the essence of what is in this slideshare presentation speaks to the heart of what an impactful workplace looks and feels like.  Christine McLeod, Chief Possibilities Officer and founder of Impact People Practices & Canada's Social Workplace Summit Impact99 is always on the hunt for progressive organizations...

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Teaching an old dog new tricks

So here I stand at the precipice of becoming a social media devotee. Perhaps it has something to do with my advancing years (aka young senior) and creeping complacency, finding comfort in what I know and where I have been.  I have come to the realization that to feel fully engaged in life curiosity is everything and that embracing change can help to fire the neurons. For those of you who are...

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A funny thing happened on the way to retirement

8 months ago, my hubby and I returned home after working out of country for over 2 years. We had decided to retire, to take a step back, to enjoy life more and focus on health and family. We also had 2 beautiful grandchildren born while we were away and I was very excited to take on the Grandmother (GG to them) role. My career was as a senior Human Resources manager with a luxury hotel...

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What do Facebook and a Micromanager have in common?

This week's guest blog post is written by Lynette Sawyer, an emerging Millenial with a passion for HR, Design and creating engaging workplaces. This week Lynette weighs in on the changes Facebook announced.. and a new angle to consider.   So, what do Facebook and a Micro-Manager have in common? No, it's note a joke, but could be one! This week at F8, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

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