How Employee Engagement Is Good For Business

How Employee Engagement Is Good For Business

How much does employee engagement matter for a company? Is there real value in making sure every employee feels engaged (i.e. connected, involved and enthusiastic) every day? In short, yes. A study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School cites that...

5 Steps to Create a Feedback Culture

5 Steps to Create a Feedback Culture

A CEO I worked with had a mantra: Feedback is a gift. It made total sense when I received his praise (especially as someone who thrives on external validation) but I didn’t feel the same way about his criticism - until I realized how much his constructive feedback...

Women in Tech for the Win

Women in Tech for the Win

We’re proud to announce our most recent recipient of the Platterz Prize for Computer Science: Lana El Sanyoura! A huge inspiration for all women in tech, Lana is a University of Toronto graduate and recipient of the John H Moss Scholarship for her work in computer...

Meaningful LGBTQ+ Activism

Meaningful LGBTQ+ Activism

During the month of June, LGBTQ+ pride celebrations take place all over the world. While this particular time to celebrate may seem arbitrary, the month of June holds historical significance for the LGBTQ+ liberation movement.The Stonewall riots, a pivotal event in...

Virtual Inclusion & The Power of Belonging

Virtual Inclusion & The Power of Belonging

How do you foster a truly inclusive company culture? And how do you foster one in 2020, with a work environment that’s operating a lot differently than it used to? These are questions a lot of companies are asking right now, and as we continue to learn more about...