How To Take Your Meetings From Dull To Delightful

Aydin Mirzaee is a self-described tech-loving entrepreneur with a passion for building great products, leadership and people. He is CEO and co-founder of Fellow, an app that promises to help managers and their teams work better together—and one way they do that is by making every meeting a productive and delightful work session.

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How to identify when an employee is about to quit (and what you can do)

Not all employee turnover is bad, but when they call it the “Great Resignation,” you’re forgiven for worrying. Thankfully, help is on the way. Debby Carreau has helped hundreds of companies with turnover and hiring through her company Inspired HR. Speaking with PACT, Debby shared her insights on how to identify when an employee is about to quit (and what you can do).

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How To Embed DEI Into Your Corporate Culture

Sage Franch is the founder and CEO of Crescendo DEI, a company on a mission to advance equity for all in all workplaces. It is a platform combining software and the human touch to deliver micro-learning opportunities and organizational analytics, for a personalized learning journey of diversity, equity and inclusion training unique to each individual.

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The Simple Processes CoLab Uses to Build Company Culture

As many startups grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, CoLab was just finding its footing. Over the past year, the St. John’s, Newfoundland startup scaled from 20 to 50 people and is continuing to hire. Speaking with Tech Talent North, co-founder and CEO Adam Keating explained the simple processes CoLab uses to scale their culture as they scale the team.

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How Rewind Scaled its Culture as it Scaled its Customer Base

Mike Potter, the CEO of Rewind, believes culture is the driving force behind startup growth. Yet he also doesn’t follow traditional advice to build a certain system when the company was small, and a different system as it grew. Speaking with Tech Talent North, Mike shared how he views culture and how he scaled up Rewind’s culture as the company scaled up its customer base. 

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For Axonify, Culture Starts at the CEO Level

Waterloo-based Axonify, which provides a training and communication solution for frontline workers, has long prioritized culture as an important part of building the company. It’s why, every year since 2017, Axonify has been recognized as a Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work certifies workplaces based on internal benchmarks, and against other companies around the world with strong cultures.

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The difference between scaling from 0-50 and 50-100+, according to HiMama CEO Ron Spreeuwenberg

When a company is scaling, a lot changes about how to hire and retain the right talent. CEOs now have to think about the right processes that didn’t come to mind back in the scrappy startup days, and the question of seeking profitability or raising investment becomes an important one. In this wide-ranging interview, Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of HiMama, talks SAAS North about what changed when his company reached the 50+ employee milestone, and staying true to yourself as a founder.

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How Jobber supports employees at every step: CPO Sara Cooper explains

When growing a company, it can be difficult to grow your talent alongside your values. That’s why Jobber is intentional about growth and equity at every step of the way. In this feature, chief people officer Sara Cooper explains how Jobber keeps employees engaged in their career development, and how they prevent bias in hiring practices.

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P A C T People and Culture in Tech Newsletter #1

Hello!Welcome to our first edition of P | A | C | T!  Your bi-weekly newsletter about People And Culture in Tech!  I’ll be sharing exclusive interviews on topics affecting you and your teams, in addition to compiling tactical tips, hot news stories, and my favourite content from other leading publications, books, and podcasts.We want this newsletter to be valuable for you… Read More

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