The Lighter Side: The seven sins of email
It may be time to think twice before hitting reply straight away or requesting ‘read receipts’ next time you hit the send button, for you could be committing a deadly sin.
Manufacturer to lay off 1,100 Canadians
Another highly respected Canadian company has announced major restructuring, laying off six per cent of its workforce.
Domestic violence: Why HR should care
Private problems often cross into the workplace, so HR should be concerned about employees experiencing domestic violence beyond feeling empathy.
Top 10 interview blunders
Think you’re the only hiring manager experiencing interviewees arriving late, acting arrogant or checking their phones during an interview? Well, you’re not alone.
The lighter side: Work is but a playground
From pool tables to bean bags, employers have tried many methods to boost employee morale, but one UK office has taken it to a new slippery level.
Why waste sick days actually being sick?
Adding to the debate around sick note requirements, new research shows workers "save" their sick days by coming to work while ill.
Weekly wrap: Toronto hits jobs low, new Mental Health certification, retirees returning to work
Every week is a big week in HR. Here’s what you need to know in this week’s wrap-up.
Direct to you: Best HR jobs now on HRM Online
HRM Online’s new Jobs Centre brings the latest HR jobs from around the country straight to your inbox.
The Lighter Side: Important work to be done? Leave it till Tuesday
Have some challenging work to do? Then wait until Tuesday to tackle it, as HR agrees that’s when we’re at our best.
Even the lottery won’t make some workers quit
Most engaged employees wouldn’t quit their job if they won the lottery, but the same can’t be said for the rest of the workforce…