Monika Monga

Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance is a great idea on paper.  With the advancement of technology , 8-hour workday has become stretched.  We are focusing more on our careers than our families or personal lives. According to the May 20, 2016 Globe and Mail article, ‘Can we do the work without killing ourselves?’ Ad executive enforces shorter […]

Less may be better

Social media has become an easy way to connect to many people.  It’s a very popular way in increasing networks, however, according to the May 5, 2016 HBR article,  The More People We Connect with on LinkedIn, the Less Valuable It Becomes indicated that having to many networks may not be useful. The article states “that a larger number […]

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 […]