Stress on employees

Are you putting added stress on your employees?

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By Paul Richard / Unison Workplace Strategies This past March, I was able to attend the very first training session in North America on the new ISO Standard 9001:45003 Occupational Health & Safety Management – Psychological Health & Safety at Work: Managing psychosocial risks. It quickly made me realize that it is not only important […]

Family Business

Succession in a Family Business: Blessing or Curse?

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Par Marc-André Alary / Unison Workplace Strategies Est-ce qu’une personne passionnée par sa profession d’entrepreneur pense à la retraite? Pourquoi pas? La seule différence entre un employé et un entrepreneur est la préparation de la relève, qui est en fait un élément crucial. Pour cela, nous devons bâtir une équipe de leaders et de solides […]

Foreign worker

I’m a foreign worker, and here is why it’s worth integrating me in your team

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Foreign workers have a lot to contribute to the workplace. They have a different point of view that encourages companies to look at their way of doing things or how they work in a new way.

It’s true that immigrants require a good amount of support, but as Canadians, you are known for your generosity, so why not welcome a foreigner into the workplace?

Here are five ways you can help a foreign worker successfully integrate into the workplace.

KISS – Keep It Simple

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By Marc Bernier – Unison Workplace Strategies We humans are great at making things complicated, but are we really making them better? We can apply the topic of over-complicating things to many things, solutions, processes, ideas, messages, and many more. To keep things simple, let’s put it in the context of managing your priorities. Here […]

Questions About the 4th Quarter

4 Key Questions About the 4th Quarter

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BY DON HACHÉ, DIRECSYS Fall is in the air, which means we’re approaching the last push in most fiscal calendars. How do you stay mindful of your company’s goals and finish strong in the last dash to the end? Here are some questions to ask your team as you plan the rest of your year: […]

S.T.O.P. Be Human

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BY MARC-ANDRÉ ALARY, CEO DIRECSYS Here in New Brunswick we seem to have hit the second wave of Covid-19. We all knew it was coming and here we are. At the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020, we saw a lot of articles about the leadership required in these unprecedented times. Here are 3 […]

VUCA Unispon

What the VUCA!

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VUCA is used to help leaders and organizations understand the world in which their business operates. The term VUCA is an acronym frequently used these days:Volatile Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous The term VUCA was originated by the American military to describe extreme conditions during warfare. VUCA has more recently been adopted by an increasing number […]

Please, stop doing this!

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Hello! I just finished reading a book with an interesting title, I would even say, a provocative title. To the point that at first, I didn’t want to read it; it felt like a blow to my ego. Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? My goal in this blog is to suggest ideas […]