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Blog: Vocational Rehabilitation

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Join Crystal Dolliver and Kim Davies as they discuss Emotional Intelligence in the workplace and the type of leadership style teams need right now.   Discover how your emotions and behaviours can work for you rather than against you. We offer online training that...

Free Community Resource Guide

Free Community Resource Guide

We’ve developed an online guide that provides quick and easy access to local support services in Ontario. This information is available in our Online Resource Centre and does not require completion - you are free to browse through the listings to find the resources...

Agilec Joins With Equus Workforce Solutions

Agilec Joins With Equus Workforce Solutions

           Agilec joined with Equus Workforce Solutions effective July 1, 2021. In combination with Equus’ existing business, the company’s expanded footprint now spans 36 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Ontario, Canada, and offers complete...

National AccessAbility Week

National AccessAbility Week

National AccessAbility Week is wrapping up but it doesn’t end here. This year’s theme “Disability Inclusion 2021: Leaving No One Behind” is in line with the Government of Canada’s plan to build back better. The theme expands on the disability-inclusive approach,...

Ergonomics: Stretching

Ergonomics: Stretching

Our sixth and final blog is on stretching to prevent repetitive strain injuries. Frequent stretching can help prevent musculoskeletal disorders and pain. Short stretch breaks are important and give your body time to recover. It is suggested that you stretch at least...

Ergonomics: Laptops

Ergonomics: Laptops

Our fifth blog is on the ergonomics of the laptop. When transitioning to a home office environment, several employees are using laptops at their kitchen table, office, or even couch. This can lead to several problems including neck, shoulder, wrist, and even vision...

Navigating The Many Emotions After a Termination or Layoff

Navigating The Many Emotions After a Termination or Layoff

Grief, anger … opportunity Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. To learn more about what it’s like having to job search during a global pandemic, I sat down for a frank conversation with Kelly Bidon - Career Coach. Kelly has, over...

Ergonomics: Keyboard

Ergonomics: Keyboard

Our fourth blog is on the ergonomics of the keyboard. There can be several consequences associated with using your keyboard incorrectly. You may experience problems anywhere from a sore wrist to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Proper typing posture and ergonomic setup...

Ergonomics: Chair

Ergonomics: Chair

Our third blog is on the ergonomics of the home office chair. Some of the consequences of sitting in the wrong type of chair or an inappropriately adjusted chair include poor circulation, fatigue, decreased concentration, and pain.          ...

Ergonomics: Mouse

Ergonomics: Mouse

Our second blog is on the ergonomics of the Mouse. Repetitive movements of the small muscles of the hand can cause them to be overused. Tired and overworked muscles can lead to discomfort, burning, tingling, numbness, pain, and Musculoskeletal Disorders of the hand,...

Ergonomics: Monitor

Ergonomics: Monitor

Given the current pandemic, a lot of employees that were previously working in a properly set up ergonomic environment are now finding themselves working from home. Some home workstations were put together quickly and do not provide the same level of support and...

I’m Out of Work. Now What?

I’m Out of Work. Now What?

5 Most Common Questions...And Answers! Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. To learn more about what it’s like having to job search during a global pandemic, I sat down for a frank conversation with Kelly Bidon - Career Coach. Kelly...

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