When you hear a story about someone getting fired or laid off during the holiday season, you automatically think of the employer as a being a big old Scrooge. But there’s always a holiday, birthday, long weekend, or some other reason that stops you from making...

When the red cups come out at Starbucks, you know the holiday season is upon us. There’s excitement in the air, your colleagues are booking their time off, and you’re in charge of planning holiday celebrations at the office. You know that not everyone in your...

Today marks the 19th annual World Kindness Day. It’s a day to acknowledge all the kind acts around us and what it really means to bring kindness into your everyday actions. People often equate ‘kind’ to words like nice, polite, cordial, courteous...

I received my MBA five years ago and since then, if not arguably before then, the landscape of higher business education has changed. More joint MBA programs are popping up - linking MBA curriculums with those of masters in computer science, engineering, and even creative...

You create an unproductive workplace. Micro managing. Taking credit from others. Being unavailable. Being impersonal. 30% of employees surveyed said that they purposely make errors or slow down their work when they are are left feeling demoralized by their boss. And 25% have said that they took longer or...

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...

Tough conversations can often get me riled up or feeling nervous even before I have the conversation. My heart rate increases, my jaw tends to tighten, and my legs become fidgety … like I want to get out of the conversation before I’m even having...

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...