$110k fine for worker fall
Another Canadian manufacturer is facing a big fine for failing to protect a worker in a scissor lift.
Break your smartphone dependence, it’s killing you
We’re all guilty of it: answering a business call at midnight, responding to a work query whilst on holiday with the family, having a video call at the kid’s hockey game – but here’s why you have to stop.
Shaking up the interview process
When you only have a short time to figure out what makes a potential employee tick, it’s time to throw out the safe, boring questions and mix things up.
Jobs to be automated: How safe is HR?
New research has predicted what jobs may become automated in the future – how safe is HR?
Address unconscious bias to reduce turnover, boost diversity
An enduring hurdle preventing a truly diverse workplace is the persistent problem of unconscious bias. If HR can overcoming this, organizations reap rewards such as lower turnover and better leadership options.
'Bad apple' team member can slash productivity
Is your one under-performing team member dragging down the performance of the entire team? Address it now to prevent the long term effects.
New HR magazine launches in November
A new magazine will arrive on the Canadian HR landscape next month, packing a pedigree of years of experience and a familiar name.
Give a little, get a lot: CSR and engagement
Volunteer and pro bono efforts can be a meaningful way to engage and motivate, as one national firm’s annual 48 hour CSR initiative demonstrates.
Cultivate your next star: Turn interns into employees
Many organizations have an internship program out of obligation or tradition, but most are missing the opportunity to turn interns into the next star employees.
What is absenteeism costing you?
Absenteeism costs Canada $16.6 billion, but what is the cost for your company and how can you reduce it?