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1. Adobe Spark(s) Joy 

Comparably just announced the top ten companies with the happiest employees. Adobe takes the top spot this year—here’s what other companies can learn from them. These 10 companies have the happiest employees—here’s why (CNBC)

2. The “Great Ghosting”

We have yet another trend emerging alongside the Resignation Wave: Ghosting, a.k.a. people quitting without telling their bosses. While people are normally concerned about leaving a bad impression, it seems they would rather forgo the awkward conversations and risk the word of mouth. The ‘Great Ghosting’ Trend Of People Quitting And Not Telling Their Bosses (Forbes)

3. Potential-based Promotions 

56% of entry-level jobs are held by women, yet as you go up the management ladder, the fewer women there are. While it was previously believed that this could be attributed to women leaving the workforce to have or take care of children, they found that they are less likely to leave their employer. Women Aren’t Promoted Because Managers Underestimate Their Potential (Yale Insights)

4. Should I Stay or Should I Go?

We talk a lot about employees leaving their organizations, but how does this apply to executives? In this podcast interview, an executive leader shares her experience of struggling to know when it’s the right time to leave. How Do I Know When It’s Time to Leave? (Harvard Business Review) 

5. Work Wellbeing

New research found that 54% of Canadian employees work while feeling unwell at least one day a week. While this was a problem before COVID, more companies have visibility into this issue because there’s been an increase in focus on employee wellbeing. More than half of Canadians work despite feeling unwell, at least one day a week: report (CTV News)

6. There’s An Imposter Among Us

Do you ever feel like you have imposter syndrome at work? If so, it’s not you, it’s them. The imposter phenomenon problem doesn’t lie in the individual, but rather existing stereotypes and the environment they’re in. Your imposter syndrome isn’t your fault (Fortune)

About the Author

Grace is a content marketing coordinator at Visier, where she helps create and organize ideas. She has experience in a variety of marketing roles, including social media and event management. Outside of work, Grace enjoys writing fiction and walking with her dog, Pippy.

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