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Here’s a partial list of the Career and HR-Related articles that Dr. Helen Ofosu’s written or been cited in:




Bestselling book How to be Resilient in Your Career: Facing Up to Barriers at Work, February 2023, Routledge, a division/imprint of Taylor & Francis


Newspaper Articles


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When companies ignore favouritism, culture sours and workers leave  (Cited in Report on Business, April 20, 2024).  

Women in science and medicine face vicious online hate for speaking publicly about COVID-19 (Cited in Report on Business, Dec. 21, 2021)

How to navigate career advancement in the new world of hybrid work (Cited in Report on Business [print edition], p. B10, July 13, 2021).  

Can Getting a Divorce Help Your Career (Cited in the Report on Business, Globe and Mail; 2015)

Magazine Articles

Photo taken during a visit to CFB Petawawa

How to Transition from Military to Civilian Work (Esprit de Corps Magazine, 2016)

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Is Cyber Security Ever Enough? (FrontLine Security, 2016)

Corporate Security Hinges on its People (FrontLine Security, 2017)




September 2020 Edition of The Beat See p. 30

Visit Brainz Magazine to read my articles about mindset, business, diversity and inclusion, and leadership.

I provided background research and context to Natasha Nicholson from HR.com and she quoted me in this article: Workplace Bullying: Impact On Organizational Performance, published on August 31, 2023.

I spoke with journalist Ms. Stephanie Olsen from InHerSight about the “second wave of corporate discrimination against women and visible minorities, and it’s called the glass cliff.”

Learn More: https://www.inhersight.com/blog/advancement/glass-cliff

Radio Interviews

CFRA Interview on December 2, 2018


Radio interview on December 2, 2018, with Dahlia Kurtz on, discussing the Challenges of Finding a Job When You’re a More Mature and Experienced Employee (e.g., an employee at the GM Oshawa plant, or one of GM’s suppliers).

On Wed. Dec. 15, 2021, I spoke with The Career Buzz Show host Nicole Hamilton about the field of Psychology in Canada. We discussed strategies for gaining admission to competitive programs and some of the challenges of lacklustre representation. Listen here.



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The Insider Threat Podcast (Invited Guest on 30-minute Podcast, Washington, DC 2017)

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The Shared Security Podcast (Invited Guest on 30-minute Podcast,  2017)

March 28, 2019 Podcast Episode ‘Welcoming Wellness & Implementing Inclusion’ hosted by Komal Minhas. When you’re starting a business, human resources (HR) might not be top of mind. But as soon as you begin hiring, it’s a part of business ownership that entrepreneurs will need to explore. Host Komal Minhas dives into HR, culture and employee fit during this episode.
Dr Helen Ofosu on Canadian Psychological Association (CPS) Podcast. Published June 12, 2020
  • Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Podcast Episode – Racism in the Workplace. Click here to listen. Published on June 12, 2020.
The Biz Podcast with Lara Wellman
“How to Love What You Do” on Episode 18, Season 3 of The Biz Podcast with Lara Wellman.
Click here to listen.
Published on July 9, 2020.
Episode 7 of the 50 Women Over 50 Podcast
“How Women Over 50 Can Build Resilient Careers” was published on Nov. 15, 2022. Among other topics, we discuss how women who are over 50 years of age are often underestimated and can be passed over for promotions, especially if they don’t exhibit much ego or a big personality in the workplace.


Free 21-page eBook, published in 2021 by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP). Pro-Social I-O Psychology: Highlighting Pro-social Work Across All Sectors (2021). Pro-social I-O work utilizes the research and practice of I-O psychology to benefit individuals and society as a whole. The section about Dr. Helen Ofosu’s work starts on p. 9.


On June 23, 2023, I delivered the Section Featured Speaker Address, “Psychology’s Role in Addressing Urgent Problems in Canada,” for the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Section Program focused on Black Psychology.

This was the first CPA Convention since I co-founded the Black Psychology Section. Earlier in the day, I also participated in a Paper within a symposium, “How to Be Resilient in Your Career: Facing up to Barriers at Work as a Racialized Person.”

Here’s an excerpt from my Featured Speaker Address and a short interview (5 min total).