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Resisting the temptation to 'slash and burn' as a recession-proofing tactic: KPMG in Canada

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Eight of ten (79 per cent) of Canadian CEOs are confident in their ability to ride out a potential recession.

Key Points: 
  • Eight of ten (79 per cent) of Canadian CEOs are confident in their ability to ride out a potential recession.
  • KPMG LLP, a limited liability partnership, is a full-service Audit, Tax and Advisory firm owned and operated by Canadians.
  • KPMG is consistently ranked one of Canada's top employers and one of the best places to work in the country.
  • Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

UK BUSINESSES ARE NOT SEEING THE VALUE OF INTERNAL COMMUNICATION

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New research by ITPR has revealed that although the majority of UK Businesses have an Internal Communication function, they urgently need to change their dated and restricted perceptions of the value and importance it brings to a business.

Key Points: 
  • The headline results show that:
    The vast majority of UK businesses have an Internal Communication function (84%) - however, less than a fifth (18%) have a stand alone department responsible for delivering internal messaging.
  • Almost half of UK business decision makers (42%) said that they find it difficult to accurately measure the value Internal Communication brings to their organisation.
  • The independent market research commissioned by ITPR using research consultants Sapio , looked at how UK businesses are planning, managing, delivering and measuring Internal Communication activity.
  • Anthony Monks, Director at ITPR, said,"The research has provided us with valuable insight into how UK organisations understand and use Internal Communication.

UK BUSINESSES ARE NOT SEEING THE VALUE OF INTERNAL COMMUNICATION

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New research by ITPR has revealed that although the majority of UK Businesses have an Internal Communication function, they urgently need to change their dated and restricted perceptions of the value and importance it brings to a business.

Key Points: 
  • The headline results show that:
    The vast majority of UK businesses have an Internal Communication function (84%) - however, less than a fifth (18%) have a stand alone department responsible for delivering internal messaging.
  • Almost half of UK business decision makers (42%) said that they find it difficult to accurately measure the value Internal Communication brings to their organisation.
  • The independent market research commissioned by ITPR using research consultants Sapio , looked at how UK businesses are planning, managing, delivering and measuring Internal Communication activity.
  • Anthony Monks, Director at ITPR, said,"The research has provided us with valuable insight into how UK organisations understand and use Internal Communication.

Mystery Announces Insights to Measure and Drive Connection Across Distributed Teams

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Mystery today announced Mystery Insights, a software tool to analyze employee interactions, share visibility into workforce connectedness, and recommend personalized engagement activities.

Key Points: 
  • Mystery today announced Mystery Insights, a software tool to analyze employee interactions, share visibility into workforce connectedness, and recommend personalized engagement activities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220927005492/en/
    Mystery Insights measures connections like sense of belonging and identify opportunities and gaps across teams.
  • With Insights, Mystery is building a modern tool to address a priority for leaders of remote teams: preventing employee isolation and building meaningful connections.
  • Mystery Insights helps leaders target budgets on the activities most likely to drive positive change, and Insights measures the impact of their morale spending.

Bank of America Study Finds 84% of Employers Now Say Offering Financial Wellness Tools Helps Increase Employee Retention

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  Bank of America today announced findings from its 12th annual Workplace Benefits Report, "Navigating a New Era of Financial Wellness." The report revealed that 84% of employers now say that offering financial wellness tools can help reduce employee attrition, and 81% say wellness tools help attract higher quality employees. This is critical to employers, as 46% have seen an increase in resignations over the past year. In addition, approximately one in three employees have switched jobs or thought about switching jobs in the past year.

Key Points: 
  • The report revealed that 84% of employers now say that offering financial wellness tools can help reduce employee attrition, and 81% say wellness tools help attract higher quality employees.
  • In response to increased stress about financial wellness, employers continue to embrace programs to expand support for their employees.
  • Employees agree with this sentiment, as 82% say employers should play a role in supporting their financial wellness.
  • 80% of employers agree that offering financial wellness support can result in more satisfied, loyal, engaged and productive employees.

Shawarma Press® Applauds Workforce for Dedication and Excellence on National Food Service Employee Day

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Friday, September 23, 2022

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawarma Press, the leading Mediterranean cuisine quick-service franchise, has one thing to say about their growing success and expansion during the past five years: it would not have been possible without their loyal and dedicated employees. With National Food Service Employee Day on September 25, Shawarma Press co-founders Sawsan Abublan and Dr. Ehap Sabri, are recognizing and thanking all the chefs, managers, line cooks, cashiers, and all crew members who are integral to making the restaurants run smoothly.

Key Points: 
  • With National Food Service Employee Day on September 25, Shawarma Press co-founders Sawsan Abublan and Dr. Ehap Sabri, are recognizing and thanking all the chefs, managers, line cooks, cashiers, and all crew members who are integral to making the restaurants run smoothly.
  • According to DataUSA, more than 12 million were employed in the food service industry in 2019.
  • The special day of recognition occurs annually on September 25 and is set aside to recognize restaurant and food service staff members.
  • From the authentic Chicken and beef Shawarmas, the spicy Tandoori Press and the media-featured Tex-Mex Press, Shawarma Press offers delicious, nourishing, heart-healthy selections guests can feel good about.

Leadership Coach and Author Mark S. Lewis Changing the Landscape of CEO Leadership with his Specialized "Playbook"

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mark S. Lewis, Amazon-bestselling author of "Give a D*mn!: The Ticket to Cultural Change," is rethinking how CEOs lead. His 10-session leadership course, the "CEO Round Table Playbook," is a resource for business coaches and executive leaders designed to inspire and transform individuals into better leaders by teaching them essential skills. Over ten discussions in a round table format, participants will gain the upper hand in professional growth and benefit themselves and the organizations they represent.

Key Points: 
  • BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mark S. Lewis, Amazon-bestselling author of "Give a D*mn!
  • Lewis built the CEO Round Table Leadership Course around the core values of education, empowerment, and empathy.
  • Lewis recently explained the importance of his leadership course curriculum during an episode of the Beyond Confidence podcast with Divya Parekh.
  • Mark Lewis is a best-selling author, celebrated executive coach, inspirational speaker, thought-provoking business leader, and successful serial entrepreneur.

MasterClass Announces PepsiCo's Former Chair and CEO Indra Nooyi to Teach Strategic Leadership

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will teach a class on leading with purpose. MasterClass members will learn how to simplify complex problems, persuade others to buy into their vision and discover how leading with purpose is a critical element of leadership. Nooyi's class is now available exclusively on MasterClass, where subscribers get unlimited access to all 150+ instructors with an annual membership.

Key Points: 
  • "Indra transformed one of the world's most iconic brands," said David Rogier, founder and CEO of MasterClass.
  • "In her class, Indra shares the leadership fundamentals and business strategies that have guided her to create innovative changes within the global food industry.
  • She will break down her "7 Cs of Leadership," a formula for success that includes attributes like competence, creativity, coaching and citizenship.
  • Nooyi is the former chair and CEO of PepsiCo, where she oversaw the restructuring and diversification of the Fortune 50 company.

HCA Healthcare Presents 2022 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA), one of the nations leading healthcare providers, today presented its annual HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville.

Key Points: 
  • HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA), one of the nations leading healthcare providers, today presented its annual HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville.
  • The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinctionwhich include the Frist Humanitarian Awards, the Innovators Award and the Excellence in Nursing Awardsare the highest honors HCA Healthcare bestows on employees, physicians and volunteers.
  • The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction celebrate the colleagues, physicians and volunteers who inspire us all, said Sam Hazen, chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare.
  • All references to Company, HCA and HCA Healthcare as used throughout this document refer to HCA Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliates.

TeamDynamix Releases Commissioned Report: 2022 State of IT Team Resource Drain Report

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

58% of organizations say their IT team spends 2-3 months a year fulfilling requests manually.

Key Points: 
  • 58% of organizations say their IT team spends 2-3 months a year fulfilling requests manually.
  • Data from InformationWeeks 2022 State of IT Team Resource Drain survey report shows that IT teams are spending weeks, and even months, of people-hours per year on the least innovative scut work.
  • The report highlights extraordinary wait times by the business for simple automation and integration requests with averages of 3-6 months.
  • The outcome points to a need for no-code automation and integration to minimize IT team resource drain while improving response times for IT Service Management (ITSM) teams.