We’ve come to the end of Pride Month, and a big one at that. But that doesn’t mean you should stop celebrating Pride at work, or that its message stops. Before you take down your rainbow profile pictures and flags in the office, read this.
Increasing unemployment, disincentivized job seekers, and another two months of CERB – what does this mean for the job market?
The Canadian government recently announced that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended for another two months. Millions of Canadians will have maxed out their CERB allowance (a total of $8000) by July 4th. It remains unclear whether CERB will be amended or a different form of government support will be provided.
For those still eligible for CERB, they can continue to receive $2,000 per month while the Canadian government encourages recipients to take available work, however many are disincentivized to seek employment. Why? (more…)
We’ve all seen the meme; a parent on a video conference call while her two children are taped to the floor with the caption, “Working from home during COVID-19!”
We chuckle to ourselves and say, “YUP” as we continue to scroll. But as funny as the meme is, this is a stark reality for most parents navigating childcare, home schooling, and working during COVID-19.
In honour of our fearless leader, founder, mentor, puzzle master, and friend on her birthday, I’d like to share 5 things that I’ve learned from working closely with Brianna these past couple of years at Envol.
Disclaimer: This document has been created based on professional experience by Envol Strategies and should NOT be considered as legal advice.
It is undeniable: COVID-19 has disrupted life as we know it. The novel coronavirus has, ironically, caused novel situations for leaders to navigate. First and foremost, we want you to know that you are not alone.
While many businesses have had to close down completely, essential businesses remain open to keep our communities going (and we are so grateful for it)!
In the construction industry, companies have been quickly pivoting to implement policies and procedures to keep construction sites safe. Employers are wading in deep waters with the challenge to keep workers safe during this unprecedented global pandemic.
Over the past few weeks, remote layoffs have become more common than employers ever could have imagined. On a good day, layoffs are challenging. Right now, layoffs need to be done in large quantities, adhere to social distancing regulations, and take place during an economic downturn that already has many employees concerned for their family’s wellbeing.