CONSTRUCTION MONITOR: Wellness and Benefits Programs Taking on a New Meaning

The Fall 2021 version of the BC Construction Monitor is now available. One of the important measures in it is the increase in usage of ICBA Benefits' Employee Assistance Program, which shows that our Wellness program is being successful in raising awareness of mental...

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The Fall 2021 ICBA Construction Monitor is out, and it looks at how the BC construction industry is handling the mental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lots of statistics and facts that you may find surprising.One of the important measures in it is the increase in usage of ICBA Benefits’ Employee Assistance Program, which shows that our Wellness program is being successful in raising awareness of mental health — and that an EAP is a place to get help.See it all at www.icbaindependent.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/ICBA-Fall-2021-Web.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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ICBA's Jordan Bateman joined Jim Goddard to discuss how the NDP government has added 58% more employees in just four years -- and the three shortages hurting small business: a shortage of labour, a shortage of supplies, and a shortage of smart economic policies from government. ... See MoreSee Less
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TRAINING THURSDAY: Communication Skills (2 Gold Seal Credits)Tuesday, October 26th and Wednesday, October 27th, 2021Details/Register at: icba.simplesignup.ca/en/8914/index.php?m=eventSummaryThis course is designed to improve skills in communication for supervisors and management in the office and in the field. Participants will be able to identify and practice skills needed for effective communication and learn about barriers to communication. They will also learn about different communication styles and identify what their dominant style is as well as how to deal with people who have a different style of communication.The course material also provides insight about anger and how to manage it as well as help develop the skills required to supervise others.The course will also cover the following:Effective Leadership through Communication SkillsDealing with Difficult People, Conflict and ConfrontationAssertive Training and Speaking SkillsCommunicating MotivationCommunication through Body LanguageManaging a Good Impression to ClientsConstructive Use of Anger and Persuasion SkillsAnger and Conflict Management SkillsCommunicating Discipline and TerminationResolving Disputes through CommunicationHow to Prepare for and Facilitate MeetingsCommunication through Writing SkillsDrafting and Preparing Proper Reports and CorrespondenceCommunicating Teamwork to Staff and WorkersInstructor: Fazal Bhimji, Cert. ConRes, BSc, CMed, has been involved with conflict resolution since 1991. He is an active mediator/arbitrator, a Provincial Court Mediator and a member of several mediation rosters including the BC Mediator Roster Society (Civil) and the Public Service Labour Relations Board (Fed.). October 26, 2021 – 8:30 AM to 4:30PM (PST)October 27, 2021 – 8:30 AM to 4:30PM (PST)Details/Register at: icba.simplesignup.ca/en/8914/index.php?m=eventSummaryMissed this one? Check out icba.ca/courses for other times and options ... See MoreSee Less
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The Fall 2021 Construction Monitor looks at how BC construction is handling the mental effects of the pandemic.

Example: usage of ICBA Benefits’ Employee Assistance Program is UP 44%, which suggests our Wellness program helps awareness of mental health.

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Our @jordanbateman spoke with @howestreet's @jimgoddard3 about BC's burgeoning payroll, and shortages of supplies, labour and government common sense.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H60EYYgOK8

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