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January/February 2021 e-news

In this issue of businesshealth®, we continue to learn from Canadian business leaders about what it’s like to lead a business and a workforce through a global pandemic and all the workplace social and gender challenges it presents. We also touch on a health issue not often discussed in the workplace – dementia.

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January/February 2021 / Vol. 16-5

The Gender Gap: How Women in the Workforce are Being Impacted by COVID-19

" Tess Sloan and Alisha Adams are the founders of Eleven Eleven Talent Collective, a Vancouver-based, global recruitment agency hiring talent across retail, apparel, consumer goods, tech, finance, and real estate development industries.” Read More 

View From The Top: Agata Zasada, Vice-President, People & Culture, Bananatag

“Working remotely has pushed us to put extra emphasis on seeking candidates who are aligned to our values. We've always known that candidates with values that align with those of our business perform well, are more engaged and stay with us longer” Read More

Interview with Jim Estill, CEO of Danby Appliances Inc.

“Jim Estill considers himself ‘old school’ and he’s found that leading an organization during a pandemic is extremely challenging. He’s used to being on the floor, engaging and interacting with his employees on a daily basis. It’s not in his nature to be away from the day-to-day work that happens in the factory.” Read More

Living with Dementia: New Realities for Canadians in the Workplace

“January marked Alzheimer’s awareness month in Canada. This campaign is designed to help raise awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause of dementia among Canadians.” Read More