Performance at Work: How to Assess It… in 2021?

September 13th 2021 | |

An effective performance management system is essential for organizations. Through formal and informal processes, it helps them align their people, resources, and systems to achieve their strategic goals. But what’s wrong with performance management? According to Gallup, only 14% of employees strongly agree that their performance appraisal motivates them to improve and 33% of the […]

Creating Hope Through Action – World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th 2021 |

Today, September 10th, is the 19th World Suicide Prevention Day. The EPSI team wanted to highlight this important day, whose theme this year is “Creating Hope Through Action”. According to the Association québécoise de prévention du Suicide (AQPS), there is now an average of 1 million suicides worldwide each year. Every day in Quebec, there […]

Take the Pulse with Worker Engagement Platforms

August 24th 2021 | |

In today’s world of talent management, organizations and HR leaders are facing increasing challenges as they try to build a connected workforce that is more engaged, productive, and innovative. In particular, the intense competition for talent while trying to retain staff, as a shrinking workforce emerges in the marketplace primarily due to baby boomers retiring […]

The Different Approaches to Recognition at Work

July 22nd 2021 | |

What is employee recognition? It is a constructive response and a timely judgment of an employee’s contribution, not only for his or her efforts or results related to organizational values and goals, but also for his or her dedication and commitment (Brun & Dugas, 2008). Some researchers suggest that recognition should be tangible, but not […]

Digital Natives: A New Generation of Learners in Our Organizations

July 6th 2021 | |

Today’s organizations are witnessing the emergence of a new generation with cognitive skills and ways of learning that are very different from their predecessors: the digital natives. The idea that technology and millennials are disrupting structures, processes and even culture within organizations is not new. That being said, in today’s increasingly competitive and innovative (digital) […]

Mental Health at the Heart of Our Concerns

May 19th 2021 | |

The labour market has changed dramatically in recent decades. To adapt to this shift, employees and employers have had to be flexible. With the rapid pace of global trade, labour shortages and increased competitiveness, they had to work hard to create an environment for success. The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic is a significant challenge […]

Leadership Behind a Screen

May 3rd 2021 |

The Covid-19 pandemic seems to be the first episode of the first season of the series of changes that humanity will face. A change that has affected and will continue to affect our way of life and especially our methods of communication. Regardless of its nature, communication represents our ability to establish and maintain relationships. […]