We’re Hiring a Training Coordinator

Position: Training Coordinator + Location: Ottawa About the Intersol Group Ltd: At Intersol, we exist to provide our clients with expert leadership and knowledge transfer in the delivery of professional facilitation skills and services. Our mission is to enhance collaboration and engagement among people with diverse perspectives in order to make more informed decisions, develop more robust strategies and solve

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Why employers are changing the way they think about time off

A “gap year,” in the traditional sense, is a year-long break between high school and college or university in which students often travel and focus on themselves. After graduating high school, I had never heard of the term “gap year.” Sure, I had friends who decided to travel abroad in lieu of continuing their studies but I figured they just

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Stakeholder Engagement in the Age of the Influencer

From town halls to online surveys, there are countless methods to engage and understand stakeholders. You may have noticed in the news recently Elections Canada’s abandoned attempt to engage young people this election season through the use of social “influencers.” While still in its infancy, Business Insider estimates the influencer marketing industry is worth around $8 billion dollars and will

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Hard Truths about Data Visualization

Fast Company’s recent article “What killed the Infographic?” (confusing infographics with data visualization) essentially says that you see fewer data visualizations on the internet now, but that’s only because “data visualization, as a medium, has finally grown up and gotten a job”. Data visualization has gone in-house, as companies arm their people with software like Tableau. Regarding Tableau, Fast Company

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