Author Archive: Alyssa Hodder

About Alyssa Hodder

Director, Education and Outreach – Canada

Favorite Foundation Product: Conferences and blogs on what’s new and interesting in the industry

Benefits Related Topics That Interest Her Most: Benefits communications and how to engage plan participants

Personal Insight: The proud mother of two lovely and challenging girls, Alyssa enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures. In her spare time, she loves to read and write, but her most unusual hobby is participating in a competitive axe-throwing league (nothing more rewarding than hitting that bullseye!)

Tackling Canada’s Retirement Crisis: An Interview With Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald

Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald is the director of financial security research at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), Ryerson University(Toronto). She is also a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries… Read more >

How Can We Get People Back? Return to Workplace Tips

After months of planning, you and your HR team are finally implementing your organization’s return-to-the-workplace strategy. You feel you have been deliberate and thoughtful in your approach, and you’ve been… Read more >

Is Your Organization Ready to Return to the Workplace? Ask Yourself These Three Questions.

Many Canadian employers are starting to implement their return-to-the-workplace plans this fall. But with rising COVID cases and the added stress of the COVID variants, the transition is becoming more… Read more >

Returning to the Workplace? Don’t Lose Sight of Your People Leaders

Returning to the Workplace? Don’t Lose Sight of Your People Leaders

As I wrote in my blog on empathetic leadership, one positive emerging from the pandemic is that it has refocused attention on human needs—from health and wellness, to financial security…. Read more >