On November 24th, TFI hosted the third and final webinar in our fall 2020 series, entitled “The New Leader”, as we continue to explore how financial services workplaces are pivoting in response to the pandemic, and the organizational changes that we would like to bring forward into the future.
This summer, Toronto Finance International (TFI) launched TFI Talent Talks, an interview series which showcased senior talent leaders in financial services sharing how their organizations are responding to the pandemic, the new directions they have taken to support their employees, the lessons learned and their views for the future.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 6
Facing Forward - The future of work in a post-COVID-19 world
In our sixth and final installment of the TFI Talent Talks interview series, we look to the future and consider how working through the pandemic has changed our perceptions of work, our workplace practices and our understanding of the possible. There are key lessons learned around speed, agility, innovation and the ability to pivot that organizations are keen to take forward with them into the next stage of work.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 5
COVID-19’s silver lining – how building trust has accelerated employee empowerment at Aviva Canada.
As governments and employers continue their planning for a staged re-opening of the economy and physical workplaces, we continue our discussion on the lessons learned through the COVID-19 crisis and the implications for people in the next normal.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 4
Canadians have worked hard to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, adhering to the government-recommended social-distancing and isolation protocols. Employers have supported this effort by embracing remote work and ensuring that employees who can work from home are set up to be safe and productive.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 3
Financial Services workplaces responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and the government imperative to establish physical distancing and isolation protocols by shifting the majority of their workforce to working remotely – literally overnight. Office towers emptied, office equipment was set up at home, and teams who never imagined being able to work virtually, pivoted quickly to reimagine what was possible.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 2
The term employee engagement is used to describe employees’ commitment and connection to their work and the organization. High levels of employee engagement result in increased employee satisfaction, productivity and retention, which in turn drive an increase in overall business performance.
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series: Part 1
Financial Services workplaces have changed many of their basic operating practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the requirement for the majority of employees to continue their work remotely. Pivoting quickly and creating new ways for existing employees and teams to work together effectively has been an area of focus for many employers.
TFI recently welcomed Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. to our membership network. We caught up with Kathy Bock, Managing Director and Head of Vanguard Canada to learn more about Vanguard's Canadian business and the role of innovation in today's fast-paced and changing financial market.