Blue Mountain drowning not a workplace accident
OHSA officers can relax a little after the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled a previous judgment on the resort accident “absurd”.
Women, visible minorities still missing from senior roles
Equality is still a long way away for all industries and sectors, as women and minorities battle their way to decision-making positions.
Talent management not top priority for all
Only half of large corporations regard talent management as the most important factor
Gaming at work ok by the boss
Playing games on company time would have once been grounds for a warning, but now it’s being encouraged by HR thought leaders.
More candidates giving their Facebook pages a “wash”
A new online application helps people find red flags on their social media pages, starting with Facebook, but is it a bad thing for HR?
The taboo question you should be asking female employees
“Do you plan to have children?” Why asking a taboo question could be good for the women on your team.
Your staff aren’t ready for retirement
It might sound like good news if your older workers aren’t heading out the door, but there are good reasons for companies to support their workers towards retirement.
HR and business leaders – the disconnect
A new study from the CIPD highlights the importance of demonstrating and communicating the HR function’s ROI.
Strong as a bear, fast as a train: Toronto bar gets unusual, emotional cover letter
“I have brave fight to wild bear”: shops, restaurants and bars often receive walk-in applications, but this emotional application might take the cake.
Support groups for the overworked
The employee who is the first to arrive and the last to leave may be the celebrated ideal, but alongside a growing trend of workaholic support groups, is it time to declare the emperor is not wearing any clothes?