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82% of Senior Leaders Experiencing Burnout: Survey

A new survey by Deloitte Canada and LifeWorks has found that during the pandemic 82 percent of senior leaders have experienced exhaustion indicative of burnout. The survey, which polled more than 1,100 senior leaders in Canada, the U.S., and Europe, found that found nearly all (96 percent) of those who reported …

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7 Tips for Terminating an Employee with Empathy, Dignity and Compassion

Although at the current time the hiring engine is firing on all cylinders — Canada’s jobless rate is at historic lows — terminations are still happening for a variety of reasons. And the looming threat of a recession in 2023 (although experts say it will be relatively mild) means an …

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Ontario Publishes Updated Guidance for Employers on the Electronic Monitoring of Employee

On July 13, 2022, the Government of Ontario added a new chapter on the electronic monitoring of employees to its document “Your Guide to the Employment Standards Act”. The updated guidance is per Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022, which received Royal Assent and became law on April 8, …

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Employers benefit from Employee Training and Development – if done right

There are many challenges facing human resource managers today. Between the difficulties, they face recruiting during what is being dubbed the “Great Resignation,” managing the tail end of the pandemic, and the changing workforce demographics, it can be a struggle to find the time and resources to focus on employee …

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Making the most of a multigenerational workforce

In today’s workplace, as we tend to live longer than ever and retire later, it’s common to find employees spanning several generations working together. And while this can bring with it a whole host of challenges, it can also be leveraged as a strength. Different generations tend to have different …

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Increasing starting salaries in a challenging labour market

The pandemic has exposed and aggravated the challenges that were already brewing in the labour market at an accelerated pace. The last couple of years of uncertainty, changing regulations, and fears have made many employees reevaluate their priorities. At the same time, the millennial workforce, in particular, is now more …

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HR Management Outsourcing – Is It the 2023 Solution?

Pros & Cons in a Tumultuous HR Environment Over the course of the pandemic, the world, and many worlds within it, well – changed. The world of HR Management was certainly one of these, and as you probably know all too well, long-accepted norms and practices were completely on their …

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Planning your HR for 2023 with a special focus on employee retention — becoming a “more attractive place to work”

The “Great Resignation” of 2022 was a top-of-mind issue for many companies and their HR departments. With a staggering 41% of the global workforce considering switching jobs, it seems the US-born phenomenon of “job-hopping” is now a global trend. Canadian HR companies should be worried also.[1] The reasons for this …

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HR Recruitment – A recruiter’s guide to seeing through inflated claims, inflated titles, and why outsourcing minimizes errors in hiring

If you’ve ever found yourself sorting through a collection of business cards after a networking event, only to find that most of them have inaccurate job titles, you know how frustrating it can be to try and decipher someone’s actual job responsibilities. It’s even more frustrating when you’re a recruiter …

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