Even when women do achieve senior executive roles, they are often disproportionately concentrated in non-operational roles …
Institutional shareholders have filed proxy resolutions with four major Canadian companies asking them to add women to their boards and warning they will vote against directors if changes are not made.
When Nathalie Des Rosiers became general counsel to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association last year, she took over an underachieving organization that was struggling to broaden its reach and raise its profile.
Add one more gap to the paycheques between men and women in the top management roles: When their companies flourish, male executives see their bonuses soar - but women in equivalent roles get practically no bump-up, a new British study has found.
Lululemon's next CEO spent two decades at Starbucks. Yet the top spot at the yoga-wear retailer feels quite comfortable.
Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends. Exit interviews help organizations understand what's driving colleagues away, pinpoint problem areas and increase retention. But few Canadian companies understand the exit interview's true value.
Kira Vermond dissects the latest workplace and career trends. Just say "no." On the face of it, it sounds easy enough to turn down a request. But why - especially when that request is coming from the boss, a colleague or a client - can it seem so difficult? Saying yes feels good.
As much as women may hammer against the glass ceiling, the number of them in top executive positions has fallen in Canada over the past year, a study finds.
From the gruelling campaign trail, U.S. presidential candidates offer lessons for business travelers on staying on top of your game.
Employment abroad may look good, but don't expect a path to greater wealth, writes Roma Luciw.
Some gains, but 93% of top officers are men Nancy Southern, Kathy Bardswick and Linda Hasenfratz share something noteworthy: They are the only three women at large Canadian companies whose business cards boast the title of chief executive officer.
Veteran Texas oilman Jim Houck was looking for more than a fat paycheque when he landed the top job at Western Oil Sands Inc.
In the war for talent, Jeffrey Wortsman is dangling the prize of a title that confers membership in the corner office inner circle.
When Bill Ford Jr. stepped down from the top job at Ford Motor Co. last month and handed the steering wheel of the embattled car maker to Alan Mulally, it was a move many applauded.
They're falling like flies. Just last month, John Lederer abruptly departed from the top job at Loblaw Cos. Ltd. after failing to turn around the supermarket giant's sliding profits and stock price.
It's invisible, so how do you test whether a "glass ceiling" is really holding you back -- or whether there is more you could do to set yourself up for promotion?
As a company keen to be at the vanguard of corporate governance virtue, Ballard Power Systems Inc. prides itself on its progressive succession-planning policy.
Ask Michael Fielding to pick the most critical period in his two-year tenure as chief executive officer of Toronto-based StrataFlex Corp. and he'll answer in a clean, round number: the first 100 days.
When Bank of Nova Scotia chief executive officer Rick Waugh promoted a trio of investment veterans into senior executive positions 12 days ago, the move quickly prompted speculation that it was part of a succession plan for his job.