Bullying audits could prevent the blame game
Shiny bullying policies may abound, but do you know what’s really going on in your organization? A proactive approach, including bullying audits and regular reviews could end wasted millions.
Mental Health Week: One in five workers suffer from depression
If one-fifth of your workers had diabetes you would educate others, discuss it openly and have accommodation in place. So what are you doing about depression in the workplace?
Beauty barriers: are you judging candidates by their hair and nails?
A quarter of British hiring managers say chipped nails are a sign of an unprepared candidate – are Canadian recruiters as shallow?
Telework: end of the office affair?
It might be headaches for HR but a quarter of people meet their spouse through work, but with more people teleworking where are the work-from-home crowd meeting people?
Active advantage: why passive candidates aren’t always ideal
Sometimes headhunting seems like the best way to get engaged, hard-working employees, but are active job-seekers really a better bet?
Alcohol, prostitution and gambling: Canada Border Service’s tough questions
Even if you wanted to know, would you feel comfortable asking workers how much they drank or how often they gamble? The Canada Border Service’s Agency asks all that and more
“Unconscionable” signed release thrown out by court
Court doubles notice period over Home Depot employee's "grossly unfair" signed release
Skills shortage effect all industries – what can HR do?
Research shows “critical” levels of skills shortages in Canada with two-thirds of employers short of key staff
Immigration woes: Canada makes it too hard for foreign workers
Ontario alone needs 135,000 immigrants a year, but studies show Canada’s constantly changing system makes it hard for foreign workers to immigrate
Work stress could be a health benefit
Stress might not be the villain it’s been painted – it seems short-term stresses can be a big health booster.