Sick leave around the world: how does Canada stack up?
Countries like Yemen, Ethiopia, Mongolia and Afghanistan provide employees with paid sick leave, while the United States, India and Somalia don’t. Find out how Canada stacks up.
Put the FitBit down: why you shouldn’t use wearables to monitor employees’ health
Wearable technology is a growing trend, and one many employers are considering introducing, but Suzanne Lucas - better known as the Evil HR Lady - says it's a step too far.
Should all foreign workers be trained on their rights?
This HR pro says the government should do more to ensure temporary foreign workers understand their legal rights before they start working in Canada.
Have Canadian job-seekers given up?
According to the latest labour market data Canada not only lost a record amount of jobs in April, but the results indicate a worrying trend among the long-term unemployed.
Lighter side: Nonsensical tweets land exec in hot water
Tweeting insults about colleagues, even nonsensical ones, is a sure-fire way to land yourself in trouble, as former PayPal director of strategy Rakesh Agrawal discovered.
Lighter side: Sir Richard Branson sent an email so offensive his own company blocked it
Sir Richard battles his own email system for the right to use the word "bollocks".
Lighter side: Asleep in the interview and other HR horror stories
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen a job candidate do in an interview? HR pros share their worst interview experiences.
These are the best companies to work for if you’re in HR
What happens if you rank Fortune’s Most Admired Companies solely by HR functions? Here’s what the list looks like.
Getting ahead: should you be a HR specialist or a generalist?
Are you a “microscope peerer” or a “helicopter gazer”? Do you thrive on details or look at the big picture? HRM looks at the pros and cons of being a HR specialist or a generalist.
HR’s interview dealbreakers
A candidate could have all the right qualifications and still be rejected for the job. HRM finds out HR’s dealbreakers.