Former Google Fiber VP Jill Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet

Ting Internet, a top-rated fiber-optic Internet Service Provider (ISP) and division of Tucows announced today that Jill Szuchmacher, formerly VP Ops at Google Fibre, will bring her her proven Internet leadership to the team as Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice-President Networks for Ting Internet. Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet after executing in high-profile roles, most […]

Schneider Electric Appoints New CEO, Adrian Thomas

Adrian Thomas is promoted to succeed Susan Uthayakumar, who will be taking the global leadership of Sustainability Business Division Schneider Electric announced today the promotion of Adrian Thomas to country president, Canada, effective January 1, 2021. Mr. Thomas succeeds Susan Uthayakumar, who held the role of country president for the past three years. Mr. Thomas […]

The Toll of Emotional Labour at Work during COVID-19

Coffee, Tea or Exhausted Me? By Kate Baggott Feeling more exhausted during the pandemic? It’s probably the extra emotional labour you’ve been doing. What is emotional labour? Over the past several weeks, much has been said and written about the increased load on women as they carry the greater demands of household labour and home […]

Devolving from Recession to She-cession: Part 3: What are businesses doing to help?

  Read part one: Devolving from Recession to She-cession Read part two: Devolving from Recession to She-cession: Part 2: What is happening to business right now?   How are businesses helping their employees deal with additional responsibilities during COVID-19? That depends on how you look at the additional burdens being placed on those working from home. […]

Devolving from Recession to She-cession: Part 2: What is happening to business right now?

(This is part 2 in a three part series. For part one please start here.) Women are understandably reluctant to talk about the toll of pandemic stress. Representatives from employers are hauntingly silent. It is impossible to believe that industries will not suffer if up to 1/3 of their employees feel they have will have […]

Stericycle’s Kal Irani: My Post Covid Tech Existence

  Name: Kal Irani Title: Vice President, Go-to-Market Strategy, Stericycle Website: www.stericycle.com What you did before the pandemic: In my role at Stericycle, I focus on the development of go-to-market strategies, including the execution of demand generation initiatives across the business to accelerate growth at scale for North America. Managing company-wide commercial transformation initiatives demands comprehensive levels of […]

Many women are reluctant to talk about the new difficulties of combining work and motherhood during COVID-19. The emerging picture suggests the stress and worry over being able to go to work is not limited to nurses. The experience goes far beyond health care.

Covid-19 is worse for women and the economy

Devolving from Recession to She-cession: Part 1 of 3 Adrienne lives in fear of another school closure. The 35 year-old Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a single mother of two school-age children. She works in an urban hospital in Southern Ontario. “I’ve been job-sharing throughout the pandemic because I’m in school full time,” Adrienne said. […]

Top 5 Lessons Learned from Digital Transformation During the Pandemic

Since the pandemic took hold, the transition to digitally dependent remote workforces has become a way of life for businesses across the globe. Limits to what organizations thought they were capable of when it comes to digital transformation have been surpassed. Here are five lessons my team and I have learned that support digital transformation […]

In this new series of my encounters during post covid tech insights & experiences, we explore, how executives, entrepreneurs and other high achievers are navigating a new world of uncertainty, constant change, virtual switch, increased disconnection and isolation, and a new working reality. The virtual switch being the new focus for sustained productivity. For most of us, this is the biggest day to day change we’ve ever experienced. it. How is technology transition in the covid times helping us manage it? What is the importance of B2B in this new reality? How have our behaviours changed with respect to the tech changes and what is the true meaning pf post covid technology? Kicking us off is the best selling author and positioning goddess April Dunford.

April Dunford: My Post Covid Tech Experience

In this new series of my post COVID Tech experiences, we explore how executives, entrepreneurs and other high achievers are navigating a new world of uncertainty, a constant change, the virtual switch, an increased disconnection and isolation, and a new working reality.  The virtual switch being the new focus for sustained productivity. For most of […]

soft skills OpenText

Why business acumen + soft skills equals success in enterprise tech

Many of today’s largest and most visible technology companies — Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Google — have achieved success and rapid growth through alternative corporate cultures. Mark Zuckerberg even coined the phrase “move fast and break things” to describe Facebook’s internal processes. Computer science engineers and information technology specialists flock to technology companies post-graduation to […]

Drift Tricia Gellman

Drift CMO Tricia Gellman discusses her new role, key priorities and the future of conversational marketing

When they first told her she was going to be reassigned to the marketing department, Tricia Gellman went home and cried. It may seem like a surprising reaction for someone who has helped lead demand generation and brand-building for firms like Salesforce and Adobe, but Gellman, who was appointed CMO of Drift last week, started […]

How to write job postings that will attract the B2B talent you need

Would you buy this car? The Jeep Wrangler is a series of compact and mid-size (Wrangler Unlimited and Wrangler 2-door JL) four-wheel drive off-road SUVs, manufactured by Jeep since 1986, and currently in its fourth generation. The Wrangler JL, the most recent generation, was unveiled in late 2017 and is produced at Jeep’s Toledo Complex.The Wrangler is arguably an indirect progression from the World […]

Powerful storytelling tools to help any new executive shape the company narrative

Congratulations, you’ve just been hired to your first executive role. As you shake hands to close the deal, you’re already imagining how you’ll make an incredible first impression on the staff of your new company, assuring them that you’re the right leader to help them grow the company and herald a bright new future in […]

COOs and PR

COOs – Are you missing the communications factor for success?

As the Chief Operating Officer, your top priority is to ensure that all operations run smoothly for the best results, and a key part of this falls under the area of communications. After all, if processes, guidelines, rules, deadlines, etc. are not communicated correctly, your B2B can waste thousands of dollars in resources and lose […]

A WeWork exec’s departure underscores the team sport required to own the narrative

The highly-expected initial public offering of your firm has taken a nosedive in terms of valuation. Your CEO, whose antics have already garnered way too many unflattering news stories, has been unceremoniously pushed out. Now the viability of the entire market in which your firm is operating is being questioned. Who’s ready to put out […]