When choosing a company to grow your career with, many candidates inquire about professional growth and learning opportunities, but what about personal growth and networking opportunities? Creating a company culture that fosters personal growth can be less common, but arguably more important. One of the greatest aspects of university and college is the plenitude of […]
At IBM, work is more than a job — it’s a calling to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. For Warda Afzal and Dmitri Stupak, that includes making the workplace a safe, inclusive, accessible, and more diverse environment for all IBMers by championing equality in […]
So you can’t exactly change the dynamics and culture of your workplace completely on your first week there – but let’s take a look at what you can control. For instance, the way you conduct yourself can play a big role in helping people feel more accepted and included. You have a say in what […]
Over the years, women have made leaps and bounds in the workplace. Although gender income equality and the infamous glass ceiling is still an issue, society as a whole is slowly but surely moving in the right direction. More and more women are rising into management positions, gaining influence one executive role at a time. […]
As a young professional, you might be worried about fitting in, making the right choices, and connecting with your co-workers. Many people, especially young individuals like students and grads, don’t feel comfortable distinguishing themselves as different. They want to fit in and be “normal” – whatever that means. But that doesn’t mean you should hide […]
Over the last few years, more and more employers have become active supporters of diversity initiatives, creating and launching innovative programs to support the needs of a changing workforce. However, if you do encounter some form of discrimination during your work experience, you should know how to identify it and figure out your next steps. […]
One of the best things about growing up in Canada is the diversity and the chance to connect with people from different cultures, orientations, and walks of life. Acceptance and inclusion are values that resonate with current students and grads, and many employers are highlighting them in their company initiatives. In fact, many have launched […]
As part of her Graduate Leadership Program at Bell, Olivia Stille had the opportunity to travel across Canada for Clara’s Big Ride. Find out how giving back to the community with Bell impacted her career, and how young professionals can get involved.