News

  • How job-seeking HRDs can outwit recruiters 08 Oct 2014

    As an HR professional looking for work, how do you create a CV to impress industry players who know every trick in the book? read more

  • HR burdened by legislative changes 08 Oct 2014

    How much of your day-to-day role is comprised of getting your head around yet another legislative change? read more

  • Kenney addresses jobs, skills, economy at #Can2020 08 Oct 2014

    More employer-led training as well as expedited recognition for the foreign credentials of new Canadians – they’re just two of items on the federal government’s agenda, Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney said at the #Can2020 Conference. read more

  • Canada amongst top global destinations for workers 08 Oct 2014

    With nearly two in every three job seekers worldwide voicing their willingness to relocate abroad for work, Canada has emerged as the third most popular global destination. That’s according to a new study by management consultancy The Boston Consulting Group and recruitment-website alliance The Network, which found that Canada is bested only by the United States and the United Kingdom in terms of desirable work locations. read more

  • Canadian postal union decries ‘vultures’ 08 Oct 2014

    Leaders at the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are rallying against what they see as an attempt to exploit Canada Post’s recent choice to end door-to-door delivery for more than five million Canadian households. That will take force later this month, and in the meantime, a new private company known as You Have Mail is trying to squeeze into that niche by offering a fee-based service to pick up mail and deliver it to the door. read more

  • Using ‘big data’ to evaluate cultural fit 07 Oct 2014

    HR should be using ‘big data’ to help them tune out what applicants are saying, and focus more on how they are saying it. read more

  • The power of diversity: Why difference makes a difference 07 Oct 2014

    A same-same workforce fosters unchallenging debate, which may undermine quality decision-making and ultimately impact profitability. read more

  • Supreme Court to consider Abercrombie hijab suit 07 Oct 2014

    The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to consider whether clothing firm Abercrombie & Fitch practiced religious discrimination in firing Muslim employee Umme-Hani Khan for wearing her hijab, or religious headscarf, at work. The 19-year-old first started working at the Hollister store at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, Calif., in October 2008. Hollister is an Abercrombie brand targeting teenagers aged 14 through 18. read more

  • Healthcare workers rally outside legislature, promote safe staffing at roundtable 07 Oct 2014

    As health workers protested outside the Nova Scotia legislature on Friday, the province’s Liberal majority government passed through a law slashing the number of district authorities and bargaining units in the healthcare system. The Health Authorities Act cuts the number of bargaining units from 50 to four and the number of health authorities from 10 to two. read more

  • Legislation would ban after-work emails 06 Oct 2014

    A nation recognized as a global leader in workplace efficiency is now considering legislation that would make it illegal to email colleagues after 6pm. read more