Weekly Wrap: HR loses labour law expert, Hudak loses labour law skirmish
What news did you miss in the HR world this week? Here’s HRM’s Weekly Wrap.
Banking on a healthy work-life balance
Modern-day Wall Street wolves are pressured to work long hours and skip vacations, but some firms’ concerned HR departments are trying to reverse that trend
Smartphones: more hindrance than help?
There’s no stopping workers from owning smartphones, but there is new reason for HR to be cynical about the much-touted benefits of those devices.
Stealing employee sentenced to prison time
A former employee of a PEI college who stole more than $50,000 has been sentenced after pleading guilty
GM’s first female CEO earns less than male predecessor
Mary Barra’s appointment at GM was touted as a win for equality, but new information shows she will earn less than half the salary of her predecessor.
The lighter side: Staffing Sochi
When you’re recruiting 150,000 employees and 25,000 volunteers, something’s sure to go wrong along the way – and one Olympic staffer has expressed doubts as to whether he’ll ever be paid
The Harvard Business School apology that matters to HR
Did you hear why the dean of the Harvard Business School made an extraordinary public apology on Monday? Here’s how you can avoid their mistakes.
Walmart growth creates 7,500 jobs
Canadian retailers are facing more competition, for talent as well as customers.
The lighter side: The source of office rows
Grumblings in the office? Staff a little bit feisty with each other? Then it’s highly likely there has been some sort of “theft” or lunchtime abuse.
Opinion: The three brains of leadership
Stacey Ashley explores the three brains of leadership in this week’s opinion piece.