With over 90 cities worldwide, thousands of disruptive talks about the realm of HR and leadership, Disrupt HR is held all around the world to connect, empower, and energize the people of the HR world. And at The Corker Co, we’ve had the amazing opportunity...

Summer is a perfect time to disconnect and dive into a good read. Whether it’s on a beach, or on your couch, here are some of our favourite books to curl up with. Spoiler alert: these reads are from our recommended reading list within the...

Our executive isn’t very “people focused.” We don’t have big budgets for fancy offsites. We have no real “HR” team. If you’re in an organization where these are commonly heard - we get it. It may feel like there’s no room for improvement when it comes to developing...

86,400 seconds. 1440 minutes. 24 hours. 1 day. We’re all given the same amount of time to live our lives the way we choose. And that’s just it—we get to choose how we spend our time. But we experience it as giving it up to do what we...

Working in HR, your inboxes and dropbox folders are filled with policies, employment law documents, and other legal files you need to be on top of to, you know, stay legally compliant. And it can be easy to lose sight of everything you need to...

Well, 2017 has indeed gone off to the races kicking a few Canadian brands down at their knees. The end of 2016 showed promise with Canadian Business’ glowing reviews of a few Canadian retail giants. Of course, we have to agree with Mountain Equipment Coop taking...

Imagine a team working on projects or initiatives that don’t ladder up to or support the goals of your company. These teams are often nicknamed dead weight, redundant, or “the first to go.” They are the antithesis of a high-performing team. Now imagine a person that doesn’t...

An open letter to the Gen Z-ers that are starting work this summer .   .   .   .   . Dear Summer Interns of 2017, Congratulations on completing your first year of post-secondary schooling and jumping into the world of work. While many people will romantically...

Kit + Ace recently closed the curtain on their large head quarters and all international stores, putting 100’s of people on the market; a week later Ingledew Shoes declared bankruptcy, putting an end to 60 years of family-run business. Earlier this year, American Apparel shut...

I chuckled to myself a little as I sat in a breakout room at the CPHR annual conference. The speaker had just asked the room: “Who here has never heard of Slack?” and most of the people in the room put up their hands. The majority of...