Home Employee engagement

Keyword: Employee engagement

493 results found

Purolator Inc. is adapting its benefits plan to proactively respond to employees’ mental-health needs amid the coronavirus pandemic. The company has expanded both the dollar value and scope of its mental-health benefits offering, including access to cognitive behavioural therapy and social workers, says Anna Manocchio, senior director of total rewards and human resources technology at […]

Copyright_rawpixel_123RF

Toronto-based technology firm Uberflip is shaping its company culture by giving back to worthwhile causes. “When you give people an opportunity to be charitable, they’re almost grateful for that,” says Randy Frisch, president and co-founder of Uberflip. “They want those opportunities, but they don’t always know where to start. When they’re part of a business […]

More than half (54 per cent) of Canadian employees said they’d leave their employer if current flexibility in schedule and work location isn’t extended post-coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by EY Canada. “Whether you know — and accept — it or not, your employees have been forever transformed and walking back this sea […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 5, 2021 July 2, 2021
  • 09:00

Since shifting its employees to remote working at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Twitter Inc. adapted its fitness reimbursement benefit to the new virtual reality. Before the change, fitness was already a core part of the social media company’s suite of wellness benefits and perks, as well as part of its culture. In its […]

Manulife Financial Corp. and its subsidiary John Hancock is educating and thanking its employees for continuing to work hard amid these tumultuous times. This is the second year the companies have given staff an extra day off since a global coronavirus pandemic was first declared in March 2020. And this year, the company also held […]

Copyright_Andriy Popov_123RF

North American employees are experiencing the highest daily stress levels in the world during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Gallup. It found employees’ daily stress levels increased by eight percentage points to 57 per cent, compared with 43 per cent globally. Despite this increase, Canadian and U.S. employees said their engagement […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 15, 2021
  • 09:00
Copyright_rawpixel_123RF

A majority of Canadian employees want minimal commuting and flexible work arrangements post-coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Angus Reid on behalf of IWG. Two-thirds (68 per cent) of respondents said they want their commute to be no longer than 30 minutes each way, with 31 per cent preferring a commute of no […]

Recognition in not one, but two categories at Benefits Canada‘s 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards is helping get the word out to Scotiabank employees that the bank is a leading employer when it comes to benefits offerings, says Ayman Alvi, director of global benefits. Read: Who are the winners of the 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards? “We participated in the Workplace […]

Copyright_Olga Yastremska_123RF

Canadian employees’ remote working experiences vary across different generations, according to a new survey by Angus Reid on behalf of ADP Inc. It found while 44 per cent of respondents said they work longer compared to pre-coronavirus pandemic times, 48 per cent of millennials and just 31 per cent of generation Z are clocking extra […]

Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc. are offering bonuses to U.S. employees who show proof of a coronavirus vaccination. Amazon is giving $100 to new hires who show proof of vaccination, according to a press release, which noted the company is also offering sign-on bonuses of up to $1,000 in some locations as it hires more […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 26, 2021 May 25, 2021
  • 09:00