How to manage conflicts in the workplace
It’s unpleasant for everyone, but conflict resolution is HR’s responsibility: here’s how to do it right
Reap the seeds you sow: Keeping your high performers around
The new generation are highly educated and entrepreneurial, but also ready to move. How do you keep the talent you trained up from taking their skills elsewhere?
When can a restrictive termination clause stand up in court?
There have been many examples of restrictive termination clauses failing in court, but what does a successful clause look like?
Fear holds Canadians back from cloud, mobility
Canadian HR has been slower than its American and European counterparts to move company files into “the cloud,” but the discrepancy may have more to do with professional resistance than regulatory requirements.
Weekly Wrap: HR loses labour law expert, Hudak loses labour law skirmish
What news did you miss in the HR world this week? Here’s HRM’s Weekly Wrap.
Banking on a healthy work-life balance
Modern-day Wall Street wolves are pressured to work long hours and skip vacations, but some firms’ concerned HR departments are trying to reverse that trend
Smartphones: more hindrance than help?
There’s no stopping workers from owning smartphones, but there is new reason for HR to be cynical about the much-touted benefits of those devices.
Stealing employee sentenced to prison time
A former employee of a PEI college who stole more than $50,000 has been sentenced after pleading guilty
GM’s first female CEO earns less than male predecessor
Mary Barra’s appointment at GM was touted as a win for equality, but new information shows she will earn less than half the salary of her predecessor.
The lighter side: Staffing Sochi
When you’re recruiting 150,000 employees and 25,000 volunteers, something’s sure to go wrong along the way – and one Olympic staffer has expressed doubts as to whether he’ll ever be paid