Lessons Learnt From 27,000 Miles of Perseverance and Mindfulness

Imagine selling each one of your belongings and setting off on a two-year journey across every single country in a continent. Can you picture it? Well, you don’t have to, because Ron Rutland did just that and sat down with Whil’s own Keith Jamtaas to talk all about it. Prior to his expedition, Ron was … Continue reading Lessons Learnt From 27,000 Miles of Perseverance and Mindfulness

4 Areas Where Technology Is Helping HR Make A Difference

It’s a great time to be a human resources executive. Over the past five years, technology has entered the previously tech-ignored HR space in a big way. There are now a wide array of products, programs and training to help employees live healthier, happier and more productive lives. And increasingly, HR finds itself back where … Continue reading 4 Areas Where Technology Is Helping HR Make A Difference

You Can Read This in 3 Minutes – The Perfect Short Work Break

Turning points typically happen when you’re faced with choices and you choose the direction of greatest change. I’d spent fifteen years working with large employers, most recently as the head of Benefits and Wellness at a national bank, and experienced first-hand how valuable healthy breaks can be. The change began with a single department through … Continue reading You Can Read This in 3 Minutes – The Perfect Short Work Break

How to Help Your Overwhelmed Millennial Workforce

Millennials – we’re the worst. The largest growing segment of the workforce is routinely classified in broad strokes. Some say we’re lazy, unreliable and entitled, others say we’re innovative, diverse and well-educated. While some of these are good and others bad, scientists agree that it’s all culminated into one thing: paramount levels of stress. Millennials … Continue reading How to Help Your Overwhelmed Millennial Workforce