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More than half of Canadians don't mind handling work-related matters on their own time. More than half. A new Workmonitor survey from Randstad Canada revealed some troubling insights about Canadian workers' lack of ability -- or lack of willingness -- to leave their work at the office.
In the Canadian workforce, I believe employers are often far too quick to overreact to mistakes that could easily be construed as learning opportunities. How much money is this costing Canadian businesses? How many talented young people are being cast aside due to mistakes? What talent are we missing out on?
Internal communications can be one of the most complex pieces of an organization and yet, it is one area that everybody thinks they understand -- simply because they are an employee. No one would ever suggest that it's not important; however, the lack of understanding also causes some disparity in what is required in order to do communicate properly.