Flexible work bias… towards men?
Organizations often tout their flexible work options as one way they help women reach higher levels of responsibility, but is HR more likely to accept men’s reasons for needing the time?
What human factors contributed to Lac-Megantic disaster?
Train operators’ sleep patterns and decision-making ability flagged in Transport Canada guidelines weeks before deadly train explosion.
Going it alone: how to make the move
So you’ve decided you want to be a consultant. Now what? Two HR pros who did it give HRM their top tips.
StatsCan revises July job numbers... by more than 40,000
The monthly job stats are an important piece of the HR puzzle, showing national trends that can effect hiring and retention across the country, but when they're messed up this badly HR could be questioning the other data they rely on.
Are your internal policies up to scratch?
A BC Supreme Court decision to consider a pastor's wrongful dismissal claim has lessons for HR within and outside of ecclesiastical contexts.
HR expected to take charge: Global HR Survey
Business acumen is becoming increasingly important for HR professionals, but when it comes to the people management agenda, they're still expected to be in charge.
Going it alone: the pros and cons of consulting
Many HR professionals consider consultancy as a career path, but what are the nuts and bolts, and the pros and cons, of setting out on your own?
Hotel deemed "workplace" in sexual harassment case
A recent court ruling demonstrates that the term “workplace” does not necessarily just mean the office when it comes to sexual harassment complaints.
Lighter side: Outrageous employee behaviour
What’s the stupidest thing you’ve had to fire someone for? Chances are, it won’t be as bad as some of these tales of mischief and misconduct.
Lighter side: Bikini leaves one fraudulent employee with nowhere to hide
An American beauty queen has been exposed for furthering her career at the expense of her employer, after a photo of her clad in a bikini and stilettos left her with nowhere to hide.