National standard to improve mental health released today
A new standard from the Ministry of Labour is aimed at promoting mental health in the workplace
Common termination mistakes – what you need to know
It’s never a pleasant process to terminate a worker, but there are plenty of legal pitfalls as well as the personal and emotional side.
HR salaries increase fastest in two years
The median remuneration for HR professionals at large US companies rose by 11% in 2012, increasing at the fastest rate in at least two years, according to the findings of a new study.
Canadians expect more investment at work
Your workers expect you’ll spend more on training, resources and hiring this year. Are they going to be disappointed?
Are anonymous resumes the answer to discrimination?
Could you be pre-judging candidates by their name or other identifying factors? Take steps to reduce unconscious bias.
Is your workforce coping with Generation Y workers?
Gen Y workers are often stereotyped as self-involved technophiles with no attention span and poor people skills, but they’re also here to stay. How can managers, and businesses, adapt to the next generation of workers?
Wearing headphones at work: time for HR to step-in?
It’s a fine-line between communicating optimal work conditions to employees, and coming across as the fun police. But new evidence suggests allowing headphones could dent the bottom line.
Time to start Tumbling?
You might have embraced recruiting on LinkedIn, Facebook, even Twitter – but your audience is moving
Banana ban at BBC
As awareness of allergies increases we’re seeing unusual items banned from workplaces – from peanut-free schools to prohibited plants.
Eat well, work well: your staff need salad
Want to boost productivity? Encourage employees to eat better and they’ll work harder