Sedentary office work threatening ‘morbidity and mortality’
A government commissioned research project has reinforced that prolonged sitting is causing health issues, leading to a call for employers to address inactivity in the workplace.
SME partnerships – what you need to know
Thinking of harbouring innovation through a partnership with a smaller company? Springday’s CEO outlines the key steps you need to consider before making your move.
Shocking forty per cent of Canadian employees lack basic skills
Maths and literacy might have to move higher up HR’s agenda after a new report shows many employees aren’t adept enough to do their jobs well.
Japanese government unveils plan to reduce work-related suicide
In Japan, there are over 2,000 work-related suicides each year. The Japanese government has drafted plans to tackle the issue of ‘karōshi’ – death from overwork.
“Technically bankrupt” Malaysia Airlines sends out 20,000 termination letters
“The Terminator” lives up to his name after sending out 20,000 termination letters to Malaysia Airlines employees.
Conducting mass lay-offs the right way
Learn from the successes and mistakes of other companies when job cuts are impending at your organization.
Fired on mat leave: when is it legal?
Terminating an employee is rarely straightforward, but when the employee is on maternity leave, the issue is fraught with complexity (and legal risk). HRM looks into the legal issues for HR.
Canadian HR Awards: Final week for nominations
With the deadline of June 5th fast approaching, HR professionals are being urged to nominate worthy candidates.
Return to work planning for employees with mental illness
Helping employees return from disability leave can be daunting, but for staff with mental illness there can be even more confusion. What can you do to ease their return to work?
How to manage conflicts in the workplace
It’s unpleasant for everyone, but conflict resolution is HR’s responsibility: here’s how to do it right.