Event recap: How to start your career in communications

In June, Kayla Isabelle, Executive Director at Startup Canada, spoke to a group of young professionals about how to start their career in communications. Inspired by Caroline Kealey’s Results Map system, Kayla presented a four-step framework for pursuing a career in communications amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Prepare When you start your career, you need to…

The Voice: Episode 123: Balancing the personal with professional with IABC Member, Entrepreneur & Mom, Caroline Kealey

The Voice: Episode 123: Balancing the personal with professional with IABC Member, Entrepreneur & Mom, Caroline Kealey The months-long pandemic has had an immense impact, often adversely, on women. Not only have women been hit hard by job loss, but those who have been lucky enough to keep their jobs are struggling to balance child…

Call for Board Members and Volunteers

Call for Board Members and Volunteers We’re looking for enthusiastic communication professionals who are ready for a leadership challenge to join our board of directors for next season or to get involved in the chapter as a volunteer! This is your opportunity to build your leadership skills, help advance the communications profession, share your expertise…

Event recap: Internal Comms Lunch & Learn

Many organizations are exploring uncharted waters in 2020 as we adjust to new ways of working to prevent the spread of COVID-19. People working from home as well as front line workers are adjusting to a radically different workspace and sadly, some people are not working at all. Internationally recognized thought-leader in international communications and…

The Voice: Episode 122: Mental Health & the Workplace during COVID-19

The Voice: Episode 122: Mental Health & the Workplace during COVID-19 COVID-19 is changing the way employers think about mental health. In honour of Mental Health Week, we talk to Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research for Workplace Productivity at the Conference Board of Canada, about how the coronavirus is helping to reduce stigma around…