So you think you can be a Disrupt HR speaker!

This past Thursday (May 9, 2019) we had one of our biggest Disrupt HR events in the history of Calgary. The venue was off the charts, the variety in people attending was magical and the topics covered were incredibly diverse. The feedback and reports continue to come in, and we as organizers know it was a huge success. A tell-tale sign? We’re getting a ton of people wanting to know how they can take part in the next one!

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Tales From The Interns Blog #1

Lauren (left) and Alexandra (right) are Elevated’s two new interns for 2019!

Alexandra Chern and Lauren Myketyn are the latest new hires for the Elevated Team in 2019!  Today mark’s Week 1 of their journey this summer. We are excited to showcase their experience throughout the summer and diving into their own ideas about work and employee experience!


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Next Gen Men: How Jake Stika Changed My Mind

By: Michelle Berg


For those that know me well, I am stubborn. I am tenacious, resilient and occasionally bullheaded. I’m known to develop and also drop a grudge in the same day. But if I believe something at my core, you’re very rarely going to change my mind.


Enter Jake Stika.

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Our January Non-Profit: Calgary Counselling Centre

By: Michelle Berg

One of my most deepest, most rooted values is connection. When I am living my full definition of success, connection shows up consistently. And it is the value that I keep most guarded as well. I rarely connect with someone until I can completely trust them; and yet oddly enough it is the thing that I yearn for the most.


I have never been shy about my struggle with mental health. I have been in and out of therapy most of my adult life trying to heal old battle wounds and understand why my armour let me down in the past. I have always believed in talking about it and owning it, so that people who aren’t struggling in the same way can see that mental health issues come in all shapes and forms.

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HR Leaders Summit Calgary, a three-part review

By: Paola Castillo

I recently attended a conference named HR Leaders Summit. HR leaders from large companies like KPMG, WestJet and DDI attended, as well as smaller businesses influencing the HR world on an international scale like Kudos (also one of our clients).

Side note: I won’t lie. Being around people 10-15 years plus into their career was slightly intimidating. However, I decided to not let my impostor syndrome get in the way, and took out my notebook and pencil.

My notes consisted of “Never thought of that before!”, “Huh… cool”, and “Well… let’s agree to disagree”. Accordingly, I am creating a three-part blog series. And because as humans we like the controversy, let’s chat a little about my “Well… let’s agree to disagree” moment first.

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