Cringe-worthy job applications
With high hopes and the best of intentions candidates send off their CVs with great expectations, but maybe they should have given it one more read...
Kill burnout with a green-thumb
The ways burnout manifests itself can range drastically – for some, it's aggressive behaviour at work, for others, it’s downing a few extra wines at home.
Transgender employees: an HR minefield?
If an employee informs HR they are going to start transitioning to another gender, what are the employer’s legal obligations, and what are the ethical best practices?
Is height discrimination the latest HR concern?
A Michigan employer just paid $215,000 in a height discrimination settlement. Could it happen in Canada?
Big data: Why 82% of HR departments are getting it wrong
The majority of companies are not unlocking the potential of this key HR resource, according to the latest research.
Are you a King Arthur or a Napoleon?
They’re two admired leaders with vastly different leadership styles, but which one should you be taking lessons from when it comes to conflict management in senior teams? Napoleon or King Arthur?
Ditch the clichés: Hiring managers reveal CV turn-offs
As HR execs, we have all seen some ridiculous phrases used in CVs – HC reveals some of the worst phrases used on candidate resumes.
HR Nightmare: Employee releases payroll info
A UK worker is under arrest after publishing 100,000 employees’ payroll information. What can HR learn?
Transforming HR at Kimberly-Clark
Moving from a transactional function to being a strategic partner is one of HR’s biggest challenges. How did this international heavyweight do it?
Sacked for serving on Bin Laden ally’s trial jury
Could it happen here? A US employer is under fire after terminating an employee called to serve on the jury of the trial of Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law – so the employer could save $120.