• Canadian HR Awards finalists revealed 06 Oct 2014

    Leaders in human resources – from the who’s who of Corporate Canada to the individual directors reshaping human resources – form the list of finalists for the inaugural Canadian HR Awards, a national celebration of excellence in people management. read more

  • Ford of Canada to recruit for more than 1,000 jobs 03 Oct 2014

    Ford of Canada will be offering additional competition to employers in the auto sector. The firm said Wednesday that it plans to beef up its Oakville Assembly Plant in Ontario by more than 1,000 hourly jobs as part of a growth initiative. read more

  • Lighter side: Graduate channels David Brent 03 Oct 2014

    After 100 rejections, a frustrated job seeker in the UK has channelled Ricky Gervais to impress would-be employers. read more

  • Lighter side: People who screwed up their one job… 03 Oct 2014

    From recruitment ads that need a good proofing, to suggestive company logos that beggar belief, these workplace fails had us chuckling. read more

  • Does your former bad boss still haunt you? 02 Oct 2014

    You may be rallying against a former boss in your current job –sabotaging your own career in the process. read more

  • How to prepare your workplace for the Ebola threat? 02 Oct 2014

    The Ebola virus has made its first appearance outside the African continent, with a Liberian traveler in Texas testing positive. The chances of the virus coming its spread in North America are exceedingly low, say experts, but it’s worth launching a preparation program to allay fears among your workers. read more

  • Communicating to engage and retain 02 Oct 2014

    Improving company culture is one of the best ways to boost engagement and retention, but it can’t be a top-down approach. HRM learns how Air Canada did it. read more

  • Top five ways to create a disability-friendly workplace 02 Oct 2014

    How best to provide for employees with disabilities? According to an ongoing study by the Job Accommodation Network, a service of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, accommodations not only provide positive impacts to the workplace, but are also surprisingly low cost. Direct benefits include employee retention, increased productivity, cost containment around employee training and an increased attendance rates. read more

  • Should the minimum wage be increased? 01 Oct 2014

    You might be surprised by the corporate players answering ‘yes’ to that question and what those answers could mean for HR. read more

  • Canadian business owners report heightened confidence 01 Oct 2014

    Are happy days here again? They may well be on the way, according to the semi-annual BMO Small Business Confidence Report released this week. The BMO Financial Group report, which produces an index score measuring the level of confidence small business owners have in the economy as well as in their business prospects, is based on several key indicators. These include growth expectations, economic outlook, performance predictions and investment plans. read more