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The New 360 Culture Book Is Here

Working on the annual 360 Culture Book is one of my favorite things. It just pushes a bunch of the right buttons for me: mass collaboration, obligatory reflection on what we’ve accomplished – good, bad or otherwise – and a heaping helping of fun. When people ask what the Culture Book is, it’s kind of

Dr. Bill Howatt

Steal These Ideas Re: Workplace Mental Wellness

This is going to be one of those standard-issue “What I Learned From…” type of articles and the reason for that is this: it has never been more important for organizations who want to thrive to take great care of their employees. What used to be intuitive for many HR professionals or high EQ types

360insights Feb 2017 Town Hall Meeting

Mental Wellness Lives in Your Company Culture

The below article is based on a presentation I made this morning for the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s event, The Business Case for Mental Wellness. If you attended today’s event and are looking for the slides, they are embedded at the bottom of this article. Perhaps you have read the news elsewhere on this site,

Why Perks Don’t Equal Company Culture

Holly Oegema is a student in Software Engineering studying at the University of Waterloo. Currently she is working on the 360Insights development team as an intern. A common trend that I’ve seen in the tech industry is that the quality of company culture is often determined by how many employee perks are offered. A lot

The Importance of Diversity in Tech

Holly Oegema is a student in Software Engineering studying at the University of Waterloo. Currently she is working on the 360Insights development team as an intern. The earliest airbags that graced the automobiles of the American auto-industry ended up contradicting their purpose of saving lives when they wound up killing many women and children. The

Introducing Our #WomenInTech Blog Series

It has been an exciting week for us so far here at 360.  On Monday Bruce Croxon, one of Canada’s original tech founders, mentioned us in a Financial Post article.  That same day, the Great Place To Work Institute named us the number eight Greatest Workplace For Women in Canada.  This was a huge honour,