February 2016

Work Life Balance: Make Balance Happen™

Status: This seminar has been postponed. A new date is available
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Time: Registration: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Webinar: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Laurie Daschuk – Stop the Presses
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $60.00 + GST = $63.00 until Feb 12, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $80.00 + GST = $84.00

Non-Member Price: $80.00 + GST = $84.00

Student Member Price: $40.00 + GST = $42.00
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by February 12, 2016 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
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In this introductory webinar we will explore the challenges of work life conflicts and give an introduction to the full day workshop. In addition, we will touch on one other subject, not covered in the full day program: Family committments.

Make Balance Happen: 

  • Why more professionals experience functional anxiety and role overload
  • Men and Women are affected equally by Work/Life Conflicts
  • All generations experience Work/Life Conflicts 
Work in this industry is particularly tough. It demands excessively long hours and frequent weekend work. Other characteristics such as re-location, decision making responsibility and time pressure can negatively affect employees’ personal lives further.

For Engineers dealing with traditional models of work and rigid work schedules, the issue may be especially difficult to manage, and yet work–life balance is now recognized as an issue of strategic importance to the industry. It is critical for the continued ability to attract and retain a talented workforce, and it is also inextricably linked to organizational effectiveness and employees’ well-being. 

Managing Work/Life Conflict Full Day Workshop:

  • Learn how Canadians are experiencing 5 main areas of conflict
  • Discuss where you are on the work-life conflict timeline
  • Use the MEND Strategy to “Make Balance Happen”
  • Discover strategies for getting control of your Email and work flow
You will get through this – things can get better…
Laurie Daschuk
In 1994 Laurie Daschuk, BA, formed the company 'Stop the Presses' and consults with businesses and organizations to coordinate and deliver professional development courses, improve internal/external communications and work-life facilitation efforts.

Laurie is the current Executive Coordinator for the Fraser Valley Chartered Professional Accountants Association, both the Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley Estate Planning Councils, and the Fraser Valley Tax Technical Group.  She travels throughout Western Canada as an Associate trainer with Campeau Learning.

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