Keyword: employee recognition

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Gen-X leaders not promoted as often as millennials, baby boomers: study

Generation X employees in leadership roles are overlooked for promotions at higher rates than their counterparts in other generations, according to a study by Development Dimensions International Inc. The study, which analyzed data from more than 25,000 leaders across industries and regions in an attempt to understand leadership advancement by generation, found the majority (66 per cent) of gen-X leaders received […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 1, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 15:00

A third of generation Z measure success by manager recognition and colleague support, according to a new survey by the Workforce Institute at Kronos Inc. The survey, which polled 3,400 members of gen Z (those aged 16 to 25) from 12 countries on their employment preferences, also found the newest generation to enter the workforce values traditional markers of […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 3, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 15:00
Allstate, FedEx and Marriott Hotels among Canada’s best employers

Allstate Insurance Co. of Canada, Federal Express Canada Corp. and Marriott Hotels are among the best employers in Canada, according to Aon’s annual benchmark and study, which recognizes 49 companies across the country. This year, the study found that organizations with high levels of employee engagement create a strong and compelling employment brand, excel at fostering […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
Kind words most effective in showing employee appreciation: survey

Whether employees work on-site or remotely, they prefer their employers and colleagues show appreciation through kind words, according to a new survey by Appreciation at Work. The survey, which polled 130,000 U.S. workers, found almost half (48 per cent) of on-site employees and more than a third (38 per cent) of remote workers preferred words of […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
43% of Canadian workers would quit job for better pay: survey

Money is the leading reason Canadian employees would leave their job for another, according to a new survey by OfficeTeam. Its survey, which queried 500 office workers and more than 300 human resources managers, found 43 per cent of Canadian workers said they’d leave their job for one with higher pay. Other reasons included being bored or unchallenged by […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 9, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:15
Mental-health focus leads to culture change at CGI Group

CGI Group Inc. hosted its annual mental-health month in May, focusing this year on the support that employees can receive from their employer and their colleagues, as well as how to build a support network. Although the global information technology company has been running its wellness program since 2004, it began to address mental health in the […]

Ericsson adds peer-to-peer option to recognition program

Multinational telecommunications company Ericsson is adding a peer-to-peer functionality to its recognition program for employees across Canada and the United States. Previously, the program was only open to managers, who could submit employee recognition in the form of cash awards paid out through employee’s paycheques or points they could redeem through an online marketplace. In June 2017, the company offered […]

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, […]

Canadian workers less loyal to employer than global counterparts: survey

Canadian workers are less loyal to their employer than their counterparts around the world, according to a new survey by the ADP Research Institute. The survey, which polled employees and employers in 13 countries, including Canada, the United States, Britain, France, China and India, found 57 per cent of Canadian employees feel loyal to their employer, […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 17:00
Have your say: Which holiday activities do employees appreciate the most?

At Benefits Canada headquarters, the holiday spirit has been high for a few weeks, beginning with a holiday lunch at the end of November, enthusiastic employees decking out their desks in a bid to win a decorating contest and a holiday baking exchange featuring a treat-laden table in the office. While there are a variety of ways employers […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 09:30