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Two-fifths (43 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’re more afraid of working in an office full time than of losing their romantic relationship or getting a divorce, according to a new survey by LiveCareer. The survey, which polled more than 3,800 employees, also found many workers are more fearful of the prospect of full-time […]

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  • April 23, 2024 April 23, 2024
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The organization’s chief inclusion officer discusses building an inclusive learning roadmap, the adoption of AI in the HR space and finding ways to nourish her soul amid life’s daily demands. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Harmonizing company objectives with internal and external expectations — which are influenced by cultural […]

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The average global workday contracted by 15 per cent between the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, from nine hours and 52 minutes to nine hours and five minutes, according to a new report by workforce analytics platform ActivTrak. The report analyzed data collected through the platform between 2021 and 2023 […]

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  • April 9, 2024 April 8, 2024
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A new generation of glucagon-like peptide-1 drugs approved for the treatment of obesity will soon be available in Canada, presenting an opportunity for plan sponsors to meet members’ health and wellness needs. It’s important for employers to consider meeting with their insurer now to find out how the rollout of these drugs will affect their […]

This Black History Month, 1Password is bringing employees together to share how diverse artists have had a profound impact on their exploration and appreciation of art, music, dance and literature. On Feb. 16, the software company’s Black Caucus employee resource group brought in a DJ to curate an hour of music by Black artists across […]

While more than a third (38 per cent) of U.S. employers are offering employees a paid-time-off bank, up slightly from in 2017 (34 per cent), nearly two-thirds (63 per cent) say most workers don’t use it due to a heavy workload, according to a new survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. The […]

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Nearly three-quarters (70 per cent) of global employees say they feel increasingly stressed as their employer has set more aggressive performance goals, with the percentage rising among Canadians (75 per cent), according to a new survey by Dayforce Inc. The survey, which polled more than 8,000 workers across Australia, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, […]

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  • February 12, 2024 February 9, 2024
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As the mental-health concerns of employees in remote working arrangements continue to evolve, Thomson Reuters Corp. is taking a flexible approach to supporting these workers. “Overall, there’s less of a [mental-health] crisis now [than there was at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic], when people felt they needed to always be on [their computers] and […]

The organization’s chief mental-health officer discusses sharing lived experiences, a new employee and family assistance program and maintaining his own mountain biking trail. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: In a professional services firm, where the demands on people’s time are significant, it can be challenging to find the proper […]

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While nearly all (96 per cent) Canadian generation Z and millennial employees say they want to work for an employer that encourages workers to share new ideas, only slightly more than half (55 per cent) say their workplace embraces this principle, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute on behalf of Nestle […]

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  • February 8, 2024 February 7, 2024
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