Human Resources

What Non-Retirees Mean for the Workforce

The decision of 72-year-old railway executive Hunter Harrison to pursue a challenging new gig instead of retirement is emblematic of the changing shape of the workforce

Ask a Millennial: Does Your Boss Really Have to Be Your BFF?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why young employees over-share at the office

How to Handle Employees Under the Influence at Work

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Managers need to be careful when responding to substance abuse in the workplace

How Not to Answer the Compensation Question From Job Applicants

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Winnipeg-based SkipTheDishes nixed a job interview after the candidate inquired about pay

6 Things You Can Do to Make Your Workplace Equitable for Women

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Changes that will make your company more female-friendly

What Employers Need to Know About the Women’s Strike

First Nations women lead a women's march and protest against U.S. President Donald Trump, in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday January 21, 2017. Protests were held across Canada in support of the Women's March on Washington. Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP

On March 8, women around the world are abstaining from work and shopping in protest. Here's how companies should handle it

The Problem With Creating “Healthy” Competition Among Your Staff

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Rivalries that drive your workers to do better could just as easily ruin your culture. Three rules for contests that don't backfire

What Employers Still Get Wrong About Workers With Disabilities

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People with disabilities remain disproportionately under- or unemployed. Employers must do more to recruit these candidates

Ask a Millennial: Why Must You Swear So Much?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why your young employees won't keep civil tongues in their heads in professional settings

Who Does HR Really Work For?

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Uber's latest crisis reveals a common misconception: Many employees think HR will act as their shield against mismanagement, but they sometimes learn painfully late that's not the case

Why You Should Hire Whole Teams Instead of One by One

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It's unorthodox, but there are big benefits to recruiting a group that already knows itself inside and out

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