An ideal workplace
is a comfortable, open, positive and safe environment. Realistically,
however, workplace conditions vary and not every workplace is all
of these things. Our Managing Careers seminars guide worksites closer
to an ideal state by encouraging awareness, understanding and practical
This seminar defines stress and explores its causes. Participants
learn to identify personal stressors and signs of stress while acquiring
stress management techniques. Participants will also develop a personalized
stress management action plan that will help them to be healthier
This seminar trains supervisors and managers to effectively
identify and deal with troubled employees. Participants will be
given suggestions and strategies to make it easier to do their job
and will become more aware of how their employee assistance program
can help them and their employees.
This seminar examines a solution-focused approach to personal
career development. Participants will learn about recruitment from
an employers perspective, how to create the best resumes, and how
to self-market. They will also explore visual, vocal, and verbal
Prolonged stress can result in emotional, physical and mental
exhaustion. This seminar will help participants commit to serious
lifestyle changes, in order to avoid burnout.
Conflict in the workplace can cause harmful stress. When conflict
is handled effectively, stress can be minimized and personal and
work relationships will improve. Participants of this seminar will
examine the impact of conflict on people, supervisors the workplace.
Participants will learn a conflict resolution model and will be
encouraged to create an action plan to effectively deal with conflict
in the future.
This seminar explores what makes an effective team, how to build
a team and how to develop good communication skills. Participants
will also learn how to deal with team conflict.
This seminar will help participants to understand the legal
definitions and terminology related to harassment and to become
more aware of the negative impact of harassment on people. Each
person will be encouraged to take individual responsibility for
preventing harassment in the workplace, whether they witness it,
experience it or are guilty of doing it. This seminar enables each
participant to contribute to a respectful company culture.
Promoting a Positive Workplace
This seminar identifies the contributors and barriers to a positive
work environment. Participants will learn the characteristics of
positive communication and how to develop those skills. Each participant
will be encouraged to examine their own personal conflict resolution
style and to learn and practice new ways of managing conflict in
This seminar is intended for organizations going through change.
Participants will learn how to do deal with the social aspects of
change, as well as the role of the leaders during change. This seminar
promotes harmony and continuity within the organization.
This seminar will help participants to understand transition
and to identify strategies and resources to assist them in dealing
with transitional issues. Participants will be encouraged to develop
and commit to an action plan that will help them move forward.
Dealing with Difficult People
This seminar identifies types of difficult people, while developing
strategies for effectively communicating and dealing with them.
This seminar also helps with conflict and anger management.
Managing Anger and Aggression
Success Through Diversity
This workshop examines common "isms" including racism,
sexism and ageism - and the attitudinal barriers that affect each
group. Participants learn to focus on and benefit from the strengths
of a diverse experience base and to create personal action plans
to help transform destructive corporate culture.
Managing to Have Fun
In this workshop, managers learn how to use fun and humour to
create a positive work environment, reduce employee stress, and
improve team productivity.
Playing Up the Team and Down the Stress
This entertaining session uses a series of games to help refresh
and re-motivate work groups following the completion of a stressful
or lengthy project.
Overcoming Workplace Negativity
This training session is geared to human resource professionals
and managers. It examines how organizational culture, management
style, policies and procedures, and the handling of the change process
can contribute to a negative work environment and impede team performance.
Effective interventions to combat negativity at the individual,
team, and organizational levels are explored.
The ABCs of Stress Management
In an age of multiple demands, conflicting priorities and frequent
deadlines people can easily feel overwhelmed and overloaded. In
this seminar we will focus on developing a lifestyle that is resistant
Breaking the Stress Habit
This popular seminar is an interactive experience designed to help
participants examine and evaluate their current responses to change
and stressful events.
Dealing with People Under Pressure
This popular workshop examines the ways that different personality
types react to stressful situations, suggests communication techniques
to use during confrontations, and teaches coping skills to help
employees avoid lasting emotional damage.
Whose Problem is it Anyway? Alcohol and Drug
Addictions in the Workplace
In this training session supervisors and managers learn about
the impact of alcohol and drug addictions in the workplace, how
to identify warning sign of abuse, how to confront an employee,
and how to make a referral to the employee assistance program.
Making a Choice: Surviving or Thriving on Workplace
This interactive workshop provides employees with a positive yet
realistic look at what happens when a workplace restructures and
outlines five steps towards not only surviving through, but thriving
on on-going change.
Shift Work: Making It Work for You
The number of people working shifts has been growing rapidly. Here's
how to deal with it effectively. We will look at some basic strategies
for how to help you and your family manage the challenges of shift
This specialized seminar is designed to help shift workers learn
healthy ways to adapt to the unique lifestyle changes that a non-traditional
work schedule requires.
Dealing with Difficult People (FSEAP Peel)
Every worker faces the challenges of working with people that
they consider difficult. In this seminar we will look at the behaviours
that are difficult and examine how you and your colleagues can more
effectively manage in these situations.
Resolving Workplace Conflict
This workshop helps participants to gain an understanding of
conflict, teaches anger management techniques, and provides an opportunity
to practice resolving workplace disputes.