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
The Harvard Business School apology that matters to HR
Did you hear why the dean of the Harvard Business School made an extraordinary public apology on Monday? Here’s how you can avoid their mistakes.
Walmart growth creates 7,500 jobs
Canadian retailers are facing more competition, for talent as well as customers.
The lighter side: The source of office rows
Grumblings in the office? Staff a little bit feisty with each other? Then it’s highly likely there has been some sort of “theft” or lunchtime abuse.
Opinion: The three brains of leadership
Stacey Ashley explores the three brains of leadership in this week’s opinion piece.
Global bank sets gender diversity target
Could your organization have 40% of top roles filled by women in the next six years? That’s one bank’s aim.
Canada Job Grant debate continues
Provinces ready to counter-offer on Canada Job Grant today.
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.