Missed opportunity: two-fifths of employees never discuss career plans
A new survey shows companies are failing to discuss career development, which could chase staff away
Get the party started!
With the year drawing to a close, and 2013 fast approaching, it’s time for HR to get the party hats and balloons ready. HRM shares some unique party ideas for that ultimate year-end bash
Hidden biases against men, overweight women found in UK test
Think you’re not biased? Maybe not consciously, but there seems to be prejudice lurking inside us all.
Burning money: smokers cost you money
A UK estimate says extra leave alone means smokers costs their economy £1.4bn ($2.25b)
Drop that coffee and get back to work
Don’t be fooled – non-work related breaks may be making you and your employees more tired and distracted.
Call centre employee tests limits of accommodation duty
Learn from these guys: following accommodation procedure can protect you from losing lawsuits
Too far? Law firm tracks staff through fingerprints
You want to know when your staff arrive and how long their breaks are, but has one Toronto law firm gone too far?
Pick potential over performance every time
Are you being dazzled by results in the ‘here and now’, instead of looking at longer term leadership potential? It’s not always the shining starts who have the most potential.
Just 16% of employers use social media for engagement
While social media becomes increasingly popular as a recruitment tool, employers are missing opportunities for engagement
Grocery store pays $20,000 for human rights code violation
When a Victoria grocery story fired a woman with depression they violated the human rights code, now they've been fined more than $20,000