Should firms do more for workers’ financial wellness?
One company’s quick-thinking HR team organized financial planning assistance for employees during the 2008 downturn – could you lure better candidates by doing the same?
Corporate generosity for employer branding ... on a budget
Learn how to leverage your company’s philanthropy for your employer branding, even if it may seem small
The lighter side: Either the carpet goes, or I go: Weirdest reasons for quitting
Employees often cite a low salary, long commute or better opportunity with another company as motivation for leaving a job, but sometimes, dogs, carpet and office odours are to blame.
Return to work planning for employees with mental illness
Helping employees return from disability leave can be daunting, but for staff with mental illness there can be even more confusion. What can you do to ease their return to work?
Supreme Court gives pension surplus to current and former employees
Canada’s top court has ruled that a $43 million pension surplus from 1997 must be paid to workers and retirees
Teen sacked for wearing Broncos jersey in Washington workplace
Almost a quarter of Canadians watch the superbowl, and many will have picked a side to support. Should you have game day policies in place to avoid an embarrassing situation like this?
Lighter side: Productivity tips from Bruce Lee
Martial arts icon Bruce Lee had some pretty good ideas when it came to increasing productivity.
10 deadliest jobs in the USA…revealed
The number of fatalities at US workplaces has fallen nearly 30% since 1992; can you guess today’s most dangerous professions?
Businessman fired over online comments about “poor people” on public transport
What would you do? An investment firm has fired a man whose Facebook posts angered an entire nation.
It’s just emotion, taking HR over
When FedEx saw that their manager training needed improvement, they looked to focus on emotional intelligence. What can HR learn from this?