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  • Compete or Collaborate - Blog from GO Productivity

    In the real world where Alberta’s competition for investment is on a global scale, success is not to be found choosing between competition or a collaborative business model. It is not an “either/or” choice, it is a “yes/and” approach that works best... To read more go here

  • News - ​There’s a fresh approach to work site safety with Waiward Steel’s MODOS competency management system

    Click here for an inspiring story turning tragedy into innovation and excellence in the field of safety and competency tracking.

  • Budget 2017 Sees Innovation and Competency Keys to Adaptive Work Force

    Interested in how the new 2017 Budget will affect our efforts to improve productivity and safety?


    Check out this blog post: Click Here from our local GO Productivity blogger Ken Chapman.

  • COAA Workforce Development Best Practices

    The COAA Workforce Development committee members work toward a vision where Alberta's construction industry has access to a workforce with the right mix of skills at the right time and in the right numbers. They are leading the way when it comes to strategic thinking about Alberta's future workforces, as well as ensuring there are opportunities and respect for all Albertans within the construction industry.

  • Events

    Building a culture of recognition requires careful cultivation of the link between behaviour and outcome as well as awareness of the importance of recognizing employees regularly. This makes the tie to performance that much more transparent for employees.

    Issues covered in this Speaker Series include:

    - Which are the most effective recognition programs or practices that companies are currently using to promote employee recognition?
    - Which recognition vehicles have employers started, or stopped, using?
    - Insights into the greatest enablers of successful recognition programs.
    - How can companies measure or quantify recognition outcomes?
    - What are the main obstacles to program success?

    Please join us for an informative Speaker Series reception.



    3:00pm - 3:45pm - Guest Arrival & Networking 
    3:45pm - 3:50pm - Welcome - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    3:50pm - 4:25pm  - Speaker Presentations: 
                                      Gary Beckstrand, Vice President, O.C. Tanner Institute
                                      Neil Shastri, Leader—Global Insights & Innovation, Aon Hewitt
    4:25pm – 4:35pm - Q&A - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    4:35pm – 4:40pm - Closing remarks - Donovan Volk, VP Sales & Marketing, JWN
    4:40pm – 5:30pm – Networking