Employers need to be employee-friendly

Employers fretting about attracting and retaining workers should look in the mirror. Their corporate culture could be an asset or a liability.

Employers fretting about attracting and retaining workers should look in the mirror. Their corporate culture could be an asset or a liability.

David Irvine, a leadership and personal development expert, will offer some insights into creating an employee-friendly environment during a presentation in Rocky Mountain House on Jan. 30. He will speak on the topic, Building a high-performance culture — the power of values alignment to attract and retain your best people.

Irvine will be the keynote speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Rocky Employee Attraction & Retention Network (EARN) Committee. Organized by Rocky’s Rural Alberta Business Centre and Central Alberta Economic Partnership, the meeting will begin with a 7 a.m. breakfast, followed by the presentation of labour market information and then Irvine’s address at 7:45. The breakfast meeting will wrap up with a networking session from 9:30 to 10.

Cost to attend the meeting, which will be held at the Lou Soppit Community Centre, is $15 for advance registrations and $20 at the door. Registrations can be completed by calling 403-845-4544 or emailing rockyEARN@gmail.com.

Just Posted

City of Burnaby issues eviction notice to protesters at Kinder Morgan terminal

BURNABY, B.C. — The City of Burnaby is evicting protesters from a… Continue reading

The Beatles’ ‘All You Need Is Love’ adapted for picture book

NEW YORK — Two new children’s books will add pictures to the… Continue reading

B.C. homeowner groups can fine defiant short-term rental hosts $1,000 a day

VANCOUVER — Homeowners groups in British Columbia will soon be able to… Continue reading

Zuckerberg clarifies statements on treatment of fake news

NEW YORK — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining… Continue reading

Greenpeace members climbing Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal

MONTREAL — At least three Greenpeace members are climbing the outside of… Continue reading

WATCH: Global FMX at Westerner Days

There are three freestyle motocross shows a day at Westerner Park this week

Greenpeace members arrested for climbing Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal

MONTREAL — Several Greenpeace members climbed the outside of the Olympic Stadium… Continue reading

B.C.’s Site C dam project behind schedule, plagued by problems: expert

British Columbia’s mammoth Site C hydro-electric project is seriously behind schedule, plagued… Continue reading

Charges laid against woman found in Innisfail hotel room with eight dogs

A woman faces 12 charges after eight dogs were seized from an… Continue reading

Ottawa police investigating fireworks incident involving fans at TFC-Fury match

Ottawa police are investigating a fire that delayed Wednesday night’s Canadian Championship… Continue reading

Pay down debt or save money? How to allocate your cash

It’s one of the most common questions financial advisers hear: should I… Continue reading

Rivers dry and fields dust, Iranian farmers turn to protest

VARZANEH, Iran — The small group of Iranian farmers gathered around their… Continue reading

‘Brady Bunch’ house for sale for nearly $1.9M

LOS ANGELES — The home featured in the opening and closing scenes… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month