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Safety and Health Week – Working from Home Health and Safety Resources

How are you adjusting to working from home?     Many workplaces, including McMaster University, have temporarily enabled working from home for those employees that are able to do so to slow the spread of COVID-19. Working from home has become the “new normal” overnight. For some this may be an ideal work arrangement, but for others, working […]

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Build new skills, enhance online courses with LinkedIn Learning

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LinkedIn Learning is available for all McMaster students, faculty, and staff as part of a collaboration between LinkedIn, eCampusOntario, and Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. LinkedIn Learning is an industry leader in online training, with a digital library of over 13,000 courses and videos covering a wide range of technical, business, software […]

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Development Opportunities with DeGroote Executive Education

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Building Confident Leaders at McMaster DeGroote School of Business is pleased to offer the Executive Management Program (EMP).  A program designed to help you become a more confident leader and increase the value you bring to McMaster University. The program is a portfolio of flexible one-day courses geared to people managers. New topics launching this […]

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Personal Leaders Program: Application Deadline is March 6th!

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McMaster University has always been dedicated to the pursuit of lifelong learning and skill development. This is why at McMaster University Continuing Education, we offer HR funded professional development programs such as the Personal Leaders program to McMaster Faculty and Staff! Don’t miss this opportunity – applications for this program close March 6th, 2020! The Personal […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 4: Borrow Money Wisely

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Financial Literacy Month Week 4: Borrow Money Wisely As of September 2019, Canada’s household-debt-to-income ratio remains staggering at 174 per cent according to Statistics Canada.  This number means that on average, Canadians owe $1.74 in debt for every dollar of disposable income (including mortgages and consumer debt like credit cards).   Households use a record 14.9 […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 3: Be a Smart Financial Consumer

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Financial Literacy Month Week 3: Be a Smart Financial Consumer The more you know and understand your financial rights and responsibilities, the easier it is to avoid costly surprises and reach your financial goals. Tips for being a Smart Financial Consumer You can save on banking fees when you have the right account for your […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 2: Set Financial Goals

Financial Literacy Month Week 2: Set Financial Goals

Financial Literacy Month Week 2: Set Financial Goals Employees are stressed by their financial situation For many Canadians, money worries are the greatest source of stress, more than work, personal health and relationships.  Financial stress affects working Canadians of all income levels and age groups. Did you know 40% of working Canadians feel overwhelmed by their level of […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 1: Start with a Budget

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Financial Literacy Month Week 1: Start with a Budget This November, we invite employees across McMaster to take charge of their finances during Financial Literacy Month. Worries about personal finances are at the top of the list when Canadians talk about their sources of stress. Making a budget is a simple yet powerful tool that […]

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Applications now open for our Strategic Leaders program!

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Applications are now open for our Strategic Leaders Program! This program is designed for individuals that oversee a function and/or team within a department or faculty and offers a new, bold and different way of thinking about leadership. The Strategic Leaders program was built on McMaster’s six leadership capabilities and integrates three key themes throughout: Leading […]

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