We’re working harder – no kidding
Employees are ‘working harder than last year,’ finds one survey, and a whopping one in five have acknowledged they are performing the work of two or more people.
Benefits programs geared more to physical health: study
A happy employee is generally a healthy employee, but there are often times when employees fall ill or are injured and require time away from the office as a result. When this happens, the majority can count on their workplace’s sick or disability leave policies to support them.
Gen Y to the haters: We don’t like you either
Generation Y make up a third of the workplace, and they are the most maligned demographic – but the generation conflict isn’t one-directional.
Relaxation programs improve productivity
Could a one-off investment in relaxation have payoffs in job satisfaction, productivity and better health for your employees?
Misunderstood Millennials: Is Gen Y really that bad?
Half of bosses say Gen Y are lazy, unfocused, over-confident and greedy. Is it really true?
Charm school for the office clown
An organization once focused on aristocrats is now applying that experience to helping helping Gen Y sharpen its office etiquette. Here's a list of the big no-no's.
Count interns as employees: industry leader
The dearth of data on the number of interns toiling away across Canada needs to be addressed, says one industry player, arguing those workers should be considered part of any employee database.
Caring for the office cry baby
Let’s face it, crying at work happens – even Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg admits to having shed tears in the office, but how can it best be managed?
Low employee morale linked to lack of communication
A pat on the back a day will keep the resignations away -- it's a new take on an old adage but is increasingly important advice for HR struggling with retention.
Top sectors for taking fake sick days revealed
New research has uncovered which sector is most likely to pull a sickie and it turns out HR are a somewhat honest bunch.