Keyword: company culture

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Gen Z expects fast promotions, diversity and inclusion initiatives: study

Generation Z workers have high expectations when it comes to earnings, promotions and management opportunities, according to a new study by InsideOut Development. Those in generation Z, typically categorized as people born between 1996 and 2015 (though according to PEW Research Centre, no chronological endpoint has been set for this group), began entering the workforce in 2017, […]

Sun Life named among most sustainable global companies

Sun Life Financial Inc. is among the most sustainable companies globally for the tenth consecutive year. The 2019 ranking, published by media company Corporate Knights, is based on sustainability performance criteria in areas such as financial and employee management, clean revenue and supplier performance. Sun Life’s commitment to sustainability focuses on making progress in four key areas: organizational resilience, environmental responsibility, […]

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 […]

Vacation time cited as a top factor when considering job offers

Canadians put a big emphasis on vacation time and paid time off when considering a job offer, according to a survey by Accountemps. The staffing firm’s survey asked more than 550 Canadian workers what they consider to be the most important factor, besides salary, when fielding a job offer. Overall, 26 per cent of respondents said vacation or […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 21, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 14:13
How H&M trains all employees from behind the cash register

At H&M, before office employees get to their desks, they need to learn about the company from behind the cash register. In fact, some new employees actually train to be able to work in five distinct positions within the retail stores. “We really wanted to ensure all employees that we hire, especially for our support office, […]