Career and Workplace Wellness

UCalgary career specialist Kelly Gallant and alumnus Abe Brown, MBA’16, teaches you how to take control of the various facets of your career well-being.

Webinar: Career and Workplace Wellness

Discover how to create a positive and consistent state of career well-being — including the state of your physical, emotional, social and financial wellness, the benefits of which extend to your life outside the workplace.

Career Wellness

As we continue to navigate a challenging and turbulent career landscape, how do we make space for unpacking our experience and prioritizing wellness? Understanding our emotions and the science of self-compassion are core strategies to help us adapt, reconsider how we engage with our work and connect to what’s most important. Tune in to where you are at right now and what you need in your life and career. 

Additional resources

The following resources accompany the Career and Workplace Wellness webinar, and the Career Wellness session at the 2021 Grow Your Career Conference. 

Workplace Resources 

Peer Review podcast, Episode 125: Workplace Wellness — Hear more about how to integrate wellness into the workplace from our webinar speakers, Kelly Gallant and alumnus Abe Brown, MBA’16, along with alumna Dr. Sandy Hershcovis, BComm’01.

Wellness Innovate blog —From UCalgary alumnus Abe Brown, MBA’16, this blog covers a variety of topics related to creating workplaces where employees thrive.

Harassment and violence in the workplace — Learn more about the responsibilities of workers and employers in regards to preventing workplace harassment and violence.

Occupational Health and Safety — Discover the role employers and workers play in preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Canada's National Workplace Health and Safety website — Information on workplace hazards, guidelines, instructions and good practices.

Govt. of Canada Workplace Safety — Reliance in dealing with occupational health and safety issues to make workplaces safer.

Canadian Centre for Health and Safety — Take a course or explore topics related to mental health, healthy workplaces and more.

Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion —To help those we work with be inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination-and generate awareness, dialogue and action.

Canada's Best diversity employers (2021) —Recognizing employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

General Wellbeing 

Canadian Mental Health Association — National volunteer organization that supports those with mental illness.

Alberta Health Services: Happiness Basics — Workshop to discover practical skills that can make you happier. 

The Action for Happiness: Exploring What Matters — Course to introduce you to simple ways to make yourself and others happier. 

Made by Momma — Food resources and support for families facing adversity and crisis.

How to Manage the Emotional Impact of Getting Laid Off 

5 Ways to Avoid Burnout