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Report on the “Happiness” of Canadian Employees (Survey) — 46% are “Very Happy”

According to a report from ADP Canada, workers are reporting that their happiness is sitting at 6.7/10. This score has remained constant for the past four months, with nearly half 46% of Canadian employees reporting that they’re very happy with their existing role and its responsibilities. [1] The survey, which […]

70% of HR Departments Could Benefit from Human Resource Outsourcing, Saving up to 40%

The world of Human Resources (HR) is experiencing a significant transformation as businesses relentlessly search for innovative ways to enhance efficiency and cut costs. Among the many emerging strategies is the increasingly popular option of outsourcing HR tasks, which can encompass everything from transactional activities to comprehensive HR administration. Morty […]

Are you Ready to Handle HR Communication Issues Such as Data Breaches of Your Employee Records?

Data breaches are becoming more frequent in today’s digital age, and recent news of Indigo Books & Music Inc.’s employee data breach[1] underscores the need for organizations to be proactive in addressing this risk. As an HR manager, it’s crucial to have a plan in place for effectively communicating with […]

Long COVID Could be ‘Mass-Disabling Event’: Canada’s Chief Science Advisor Warns of Impacts on Labor Market

The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to the world, with over 6.6 million deaths reported globally. While vaccines have significantly reduced the number of severe cases, there is growing evidence of a long-term impact of COVID-19, known as Long COVID or post-COVID-19 condition (PCC). Presently, over 1.4 million people in […]

Ontario Proposes New Layoff Rules for At-Home Workers

The landscape of work has been significantly altered in recent years, with remote work becoming increasingly prevalent. As a result, the Ontario government has recognized the need to update the province’s employment laws to provide equal protection and benefits to remote workers during mass layoffs. The proposed changes aim to […]

Some Experts Say Canadian Employers Should Follow the Government and Ban TikTok on Organization-Owned Devices

Citing security concerns, on February 27 the Federal government announced[1] that it was removing and blocking the popular video-sharing app TikTok on all organization-owned devices. And on March 9, the Ontario government announced[2]a similar ban. Now, some experts are calling on employers across the country to follow suit and say […]

HR Management: Do you terminate an employee for “inappopriate” social media posts? 86% of employers will. Do you have a written policy?

As a human resources professional, it’s important to stay informed about the latest trends and best practices in the field. One topic that has been gaining a lot of attention in recent years is the use of social media by employees and the potential impact it can have on the […]

DEI by the numbers: 19% higher revenues, 25% greater profit and retention and attraction of team members

DEI is no longer just a “nice to have” in the workplace. According to numerous studies — some cited below — DEI is good for the bottom line and can increase profit. More importantly, for HR Managers and Recruiters, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity are now critical competitive factors in retention […]

Job Growth Slows in February — but Still Beats Expectation

The Canadian labour market added a surprising 21,800 jobs in February. This was 11,800 higher [1] than some analysts had predicted in light of the Bank of Canada’s ongoing attempt to engineer an economic slowdown. However, it was significantly lower than the staggering 115,000 jobs[2] that were added in January. […]

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