By on Apr 20, 2016

On April 28, take a moment to reflect and observe Canada's National Day of Mourning.  This day commemorates and remembers all the workers who have been tragically lost, maimed, or permanently injured while on the job.  The National Day of Mourning traces its roots back to Sudbury, Ontario in 1984 when it was known as Workers' Memorial Day. Since then, it has grown to become a national recognized day in Canada and is observed internationally in more than 80...

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By on Apr 6, 2016

Contrary to stereotypical pop culture depictions, very few bosses actually enjoy having to fire someone. It's a stressful, heart-wrenching confrontation that wears on everybody involved. Cool and measured corporate jargon about "right-sizing” or "discharging” employees don't even come close to the emotional intensity of telling someone that he or she is out of a job. No matter the circumstances, it's difficult not to acknowledge that you're creating a real financial hardship for that...

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