Human Resources

What Employers Must Do to Accommodate Staff

The ever-changing scope of workplace accommodation makes it a thorny issue for businesses to navigate. These five best practices help mitigate the threat of penalties or legal challenges

Should You Praise Top Workers or Group Efforts?

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The prevailing workplace winds favour recognizing individual employees over teams. A recent study shows whether that's a good idea

Where Workplaces Are Still Failing LGBTQ Staff

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Despite employers putting anti-discrimination policies in place, many corporate cultures haven't adapted. How companies can promote inclusiveness

What’s Stopping Employers From Addressing Mental Health?

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According to a recent report, 57% of Canadian workplaces have no mental health strategy in place

The Right Way to Communicate Unpopular Decisions to Your Staff

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Sometimes you have to do things your people aren’t going to like. How to break the bad news

Why You Should Stop Employees From Working on Vacation

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Too many staff spend their time off checking in. How employers can discourage such "workcations"

What You Can Learn About Job Candidates On Snapchat

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E-commerce enabler Shopify is asking for posts from the popular social media app in addition to CVs

Why Some Employers Are Increasing Pay to Meet the Living Wage

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Looking to spark a national movement, some companies and organizations are giving their staff raises

Why You Need an Office Seating Chart

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Strategically seating your employees could boost team productivity, according to new research

What Employers Should Be Doing to Prepare for the CPP Expansion

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Companies with existing retirement plans should start reviewing them, says one expert

How to Get the Most From Candidate Interviews

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Throw out your boilerplate list of questions. Four tips for more insightful and effective interactions with prospective employees

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