Category: Work/Life Balance

Remote Teams And Company Culture: Making the Fit 0

Remote Teams And Company Culture: Making the Fit

The co-located office space is no longer the standard for much of today’s workforce. Employers, whether small businesses or enterprise-level, have embraced remote workers like never before, for a variety of reasons: reduced overhead...

Freelance Professional Ranks Surging in Canada 0

Freelance Professional Ranks Surging in Canada

The Canadian freelance workforce today represents just under 22 percent of Canada’s overall workforce. In the next three years, that figure could more than double. According to the latest reported labor figures from Statistics Canada,...

Redefining Work, Employment and Advancement in the Freelance Economy 0

Redefining Work, Employment and Advancement in the Freelance Economy

What’s the meaning of a job title today? Not what it used to be, it seems. A recent article in McKinsey Quarterly put it this way: “The landscape is shifting in areas such as...

Earning More and Loving It: Freelancing Growth in America 0

Earning More and Loving It: Freelancing Growth in America

Freelancers Union and Upwork have commissioned their third annual survey of independent workers to gauge freelancing growth in America. The numbers reveal surging ranks of independent workers who are earning more and solidifying their choices...

A World Where Everybody Gets Paid What They’re Worth? 0

A World Where Everybody Gets Paid What They’re Worth?

“If we care more about tasks than about people, then tech will replace people. If we care more about people than about tasks, then tech can leverage people. ”          ...

How Hiring or Finding Work Online Is Changing: Trends to Watch in 2016 0

How Hiring or Finding Work Online Is Changing: Trends to Watch in 2016

A great workplace shift is underway. We’re seeing it in the way workforces are structured  – or even defined.  It’s being driven by multiple factors: a constantly changing global business environment, a highly competitive marketplace that features...

For Finance Professionals, A Third Way to Achieve Work-Life Balance 0

For Finance Professionals, A Third Way to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Whenever I attend a panel discussion on “Women in ___”(fill in the name of the professional field: Technology, Engineering, Law, etc.), a common theme emerges to explain the persistent gender imbalance in the more senior...