Monika Monga

Exit Interviews

An exit interview is typically conducted with an individual who is leaving an organization. The purpose of this exit interview is to get feedback from employees in order to improve aspects of the organization, better retain current employees, and reduce turnover. During this interview employees will be asked why they are leaving, what specifically influenced […]

Discrimination and Recruitment

Many organizations post jobs with “equal opportunity” and demonstrate that their recruitment is “fair” and “equitable”, however, this is not really the case.  Most organizations are trying to pass the government standards in hiring a “diverse” workplace. Also, the March 29, 2016 HBR article, The Unintended Consequences of Diversity Statements, looks at pro-diversity statements that […]

Diversity in Technology Industry

There is no way of escaping technology.  It has become an important part of societies lives. We all use a computer, smartphone, ATM machines etc.  It’s everywhere and in so many forms. It can be said there many “diverse” forms of technology.  However, according to the HBR article, What It Will Take to Make the Tech Industry […]


I would define diversity as being open to differences, either in thoughts and experiences.  I would hope that in an time of interracial relationships and multiculturalism,  diversity can be more accepted.  However, in my experience, diversity only exist in term of skin colour to meet government “diversity quota”  and not really about having a difference […]

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 23 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

AODA Compliance – Jan 1, 2016

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is provincial legislation that was passed in 2005 with the goal of removing barriers for people with disabilities by 2025. This legislation is being phased with different Standards at  specific deadlines for implementation By January 1, 2010, designated public sector organizations had to meet the requirements of the […]

Mandate Letter

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released his mandate letters to each of his ministers on Friday, November 13, 2015. The letters outline provides a commitment from each ministers for the next four years. Specifically, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Mandate Letter includes: Improve our Employment Insurance (EI) system Improve workers’ access to good […]