Sarah Dench is a placed candidate turned client who is the AVP Academic and Student Affairs at Douglas College. Read on for details around her career move to Douglas College, the top leadership advice she’d been given and a great book recommendation. Each year, close
The overwhelming majority of business leaders today recognize that their company culture has become an essential ingredient in corporate success, but many leaders are not sure of how to go about ensuring that they are operating with the policies, programs and work environments that
What does an arts organization do when its co-founder and long-term Executive Director, someone who has led the organization for fifteen years, decides to move on to new opportunities?
It's all about taking on the day-to-day challenges of life and finding humour or fun in it! We all know humour is important - but how many of us are making it a priority where we can at work? Bringing humour to the workplace is
We hope you are having a great week! Just in case there is room for improvement to your mood - read this quick post on 3 mindsets to boost your mood. Our favourite of the three has to be working on cultivating our childlike
A frank and interesting review of a 17 year Google employee on how she has dealt with, and continues to deal with, frustration in her career. Alana dug back into the data and looked through some key points and speaks openly on them. Her
Harbour West is delighted to have worked with PHS to find their new CEO, Michael Vonn. PHS Community Services Society is a non-profit with the goal to provide housing, service and advocacy to those poorly served in Vancouver, BC’s Downtown Eastside and in Victoria, BC.
Our favourite pick is around putting money on the line… Some people use strategies like having someone send them a Venmo payment request for $50 that gets canceled only if they do what they’re supposed to do. Others do well prepaying for things, like personal training
In one study the majority of individuals look to their homes first (62%), before their workplaces (34%) when it comes to where they feel the greatest sense of belonging. While the workplace exceeds neighborhood communities (19%) and places of worship (17%), many individuals spend
We love vacation! It's the time of year when so many of us are excited to take some time to relax and enjoy some warmer weather. Trouble is, do you ever find it hard to switch off when you finally hit the beach? Read