Tattoo taboo: Can you ask workers to cover up?
Staff and management often clash over dress codes, but how do you manage someone's skin?
Walking the talk: the body language secrets you need to know
As HR professionals, we have to listen to complaints, give criticism and sometimes deliver bad news. Body language expert Alan Pease reveals his tips for making sure you send the right signals.
Headhunter discriminates, employer pays the price?
A recent human rights tribunal decision is a lesson to HR to ensure consultants and third parties follow their processes to avoid liability.
Why you should hire an Olympian
They may not have much on their resume, but professional athletes could have a lot to offer an organization.
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".