How to prepare leaders for a VUCA world
One professor of leadership and strategy explores the flaws of executive recruitment in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment.
Provincial law change to help workers with PTSD
Saskatchewan employees suffering psychological injuries will now have fewer barriers to overcome before receiving help.
Canadian HR leaders struggling with soft skills
A new LinkedIn survey shows hiring managers are having the most trouble when it comes to finding candidates with soft skills.
“Job-churn” to become the norm, says minister
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Canadians should get used to short-term employment and multiple career changes.
‘Balanced scorecard’ not so balanced, says study
A new study sheds light on how employee appraisals are still skewed towards financial gains, despite the use of the ‘balanced scorecard’.
Fixed term contract proves costly for employer
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to consider an employment appeal, ending a costly battle for one Ontario employer.
Bombardier to cut 7,500 jobs
The manufacturing giant confirmed a second round of mass layoffs which will eliminate more than 10 per cent of its global workforce.
Drive your company’s ‘purpose’ to boost business
Companies with a clear ‘purpose’ perform better financially, according to a new survey.
Why short videos trump full-length study programs
They might only be a few minutes long, but short videos can be powerful learning tools for staff. Here’s why.
Surprise results from workplace loyalty study
Employers may sometimes doubt their workers’ loyalty but one new study shows Canadians are surprisingly committed.