Employee Benefits

5 Proven Employee Perks You Should Copy

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Forget catered lunches and office pets. While your employees can't hold these incentives in their hands, they're sure to love them

How Much Should You Be Spending on Employee Benefits?

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Providing coverage for workers can be a huge cost for small businesses. Advice from an HR pro

How to Actually Make Unlimited Vacations Work

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It's the ultimate work perk, but experts warn there are also pitfalls to letting your people take as much time off as they want

5 Unique Perks Your Employees Would Probably Love to Have

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From booze and brews to cars and CrossFit, these companies know how to motivate their people

Why Extra Days Off Won’t Curb Absenteeism

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Though it's a common tactic to incentivize employees to show up, bonus vacation doesn't seem to work. What you can do instead

What Would Make Most Workers Reject a Job

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A new survey suggests that 61% of Canadian employees wouldn't accept a position that didn't offer this benefit

How Will CPP Expansion Affect the Economy?

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The federal government says expanding the national retirement plan will hurt the economy and jobs in the short term, but boost growth post-2025

The Hidden Costs of Unlimited Vacation Policies

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How unstructured, unlimited holiday policies can backfire, leaving companies with burned out employees and big bills instead of a well-rested workforce

This Cape Breton Store is Offering Land for Employee Loyalty

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What would you give staff to make them stay? One Nova Scotia business is trying to attract talent with the promise of property

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