How to Become an Employer of Choice

"Leadership is the capacity to care. And in caring to liberate the ideas, energy and capacities of others.” - John Maxwell

Join us for an engaging free webinar about the critical success factors of organizations who continuously strive for excellence and demonstrate exemplary practices as a healthy workplace - factors that help them to achieve better business results and happier, more stable and secure employees.

Liz Horvath, President and Founder of Hale Health and Safety Solutions will be interviewing special guest and seasoned expert Karen Jackson, Senior Advisor at Excellence Canada.   

During our webinar, our discussion will provide key insights on Karen’s experience with organizations that strive to be an employer of choice. We will cover topics such as:

  • Results seen by successful organizations who focused on a comprehensive approach to creating a healthy workplace

  • Critical leadership behaviours (traits) for success

  • Key factors that enabled success

  • Key challenges, obstacles and barriers to achieving a healthy workplace

  • Lessons learned from successful organizations

  • Resources to help your organization get started in the right direction



60 minutes



Online webinar


July 10, 2018



11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ADT

About Your Presenters

Karen Jackson, RD, MA

Senior Advisor

Excellence Canada


Karen is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the health care and not for profit sector, as both a healthcare professional and leader. Karen's background and experience include progressive leadership roles in corporate services management and providing strategic direction to organizational effectiveness, health and wellness.  


Understanding the impacts that all aspects of an organization ultimately have on its ability to be successful, Karen’s passion is to create cultures of excellence through a strategic focus on exemplary healthy workplace practices, including mental health.  Karen's specialties include change leadership, employee engagement, performance management, leadership development, organizational development and support services management.

Karen is a lead Verifier for organizational assessments and an active member on the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Civic Action Champions Council for Mental Health in the workplace. She has an undergraduate science degree from the University of British Columbia and Masters in Leadership from the University of Guelph.


Liz Horvath  

Founder and President

Hale Health and Safety Solutions


Liz is the Founder and President of Hale Health and Safety Solutions. She is a Psychological Health and Safety Consultant who brings over 20 years of experience in occupational health and safety and workplace mental health combined with experience in disability and claims management. She is known for navigating complex and controversial issues in health and safety, making them easier to understand and helping clients see a clear path forward. Liz has worked with all levels of leadership throughout her career, helping them to significantly reduce their incidents and claims costs, while improving their business results.

Liz was Project Manager for the creation of the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and is a sought-after speaker and trainer on psychological health and safety and leadership.  Read full bio

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