Lighter side: Quirky and marvellous employee perks
Funds towards fertility treatment, twice-monthly house cleaning and lengthy ‘career breaks’ are just some of the perks offered by these forward-thinking HR leaders.
Cheaters' dating site counter sues employee
Online dating site Ashley Madison is counter suing a Toronto-based employee who sued over alleged repetitive strain injuries from creating thousands of fake profiles.
Still the 1940s? Sexism in the workplace
Despite strides towards equality, sexism is still alive and well in many workplaces. Some of these stories will make you shake your HR head.
Treadmill desks have a hidden benefit that has nothing to do with health
Treadmill desk enthusiasts are always sharing anecdotes about their benefits, but now a year-long university study of workers has uncovered a reason they also boost the bottom line in a surprising way
Exclusive: Candid chats with HR at America's healthiest workplaces
Three award-winning HR directors talk about how they keep turnovers low, slashed worker's comp costs by 70%, and saved an executive from a kidney tumor
Human Resource Lessons from Dr Seuss
Children have learned many moral lessons from the pages of Dr Seuss books, but if you were to reread those books you’ll find many of those lessons can be applied to HR.
How much do health care wait times cost your organization?
The hefty costs of employees waiting for healthcare effects productivity across the country. What can HR do?
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?