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Great-West Life unveils bike pavilion for head office employees

The Great-West Life Assurance Co. is providing a bike pavilion to employees who commute on two wheels to its head office in Winnipeg. With storage for up to 162 bicycles, the covered pavilion spans 1,800 square feet. It features a two-tier rack system to store the bikes, a pneumatic lift to help employees get their bicycle to […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 18, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 10:33
Isolation, missing out on team environment top downsides of remote working: survey

A quarter (26 per cent) of Canadian workers said the biggest downside of remote working is feeling isolated or missing out on the team environment, according to a new survey by staffing firm Robert Half Canada Inc. Other drawbacks included people abusing the benefit and not sticking to working hours (20 per cent); interpersonal relationships suffering because […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 12, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 17:00
60% of U.S. workers feel more productive when they have workplace flexibility

Flexible working options make employees feel more engaged and productive, according to a survey by the Flex Strategy Group. The survey of 595 full-time American employees found 60 per cent of respondents feel more engaged and productive when they have flexibility around where, when and how they work. On the other hand, four per cent said they […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 23, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 16:00
How WSP Global strives to conquer the commuting conundrum

Commuting is a part of daily life for almost 16 million Canadians, with the average person spending 24 minutes driving or 45 minutes on public transit to get to work, according to figures from the 2016 census. The roads are, of course, getting busier as the number of commuters has grown by 3.7 million over […]