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In just a few weeks, Salesforce will allow employees in select U.S. locations to return to work in the office, according to a statement the company posted on its website. Starting in May, Salesforce’s vaccinated U.S. employees in California, specifically in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Irvine, can voluntarily join groups of 100 or fewer […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 14, 2021 April 14, 2021
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Many white-collar employees were forced to work from home when a global coronavirus pandemic was declared last March, but now, with an eye toward the great reset, employers must decide whether to embrace working from home permanently or revert back to an in-person working model. Most employees’ sentiments have shifted toward a preference for continuing […]

Salesforce planning to switch to flex-work model post-pandemic

A majority (58 per cent) of Canadian employees surveyed would like a hybrid-work arrangement that gives them the option to work from home or at the office once the pandemic ends, according to a poll by Citrix Systems Inc. Working from home has taken a toll on some Canadians, as many struggle to maintain work-life balance […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 31, 2021 March 31, 2021
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According to a new global work trend report by Microsoft Corp., the shift to remote working brought on by the coronavirus pandemic may just have been the precursor to an even greater shift to another workplace disruptor — the hybrid-work model. Employees the world over are embracing the evolution of the modern workplace to the […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2021 March 31, 2021
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A recent report by Citrix Systems Inc. and OnePoll found despite the challenges to work-life balance that can come with working from home, employees and employers alike are increasingly signalling that the shift to remote working is here for the long term. According to the report, when asked how they’d prefer to work after the […]

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  • March 24, 2021 March 24, 2021
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Women in Canada have long been walking a tightrope as they try to meet work with family responsibilities, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has seen some working women opting to walk away from trying to continually balance professional and personal obligations. According to a Royal Bank of Canada report in April 2020, women’s participation in […]

Salesforce planning to switch to flex-work model post-pandemic

San Francisco-based business software maker Salesforce says it will let most of its employees work from home permanently after the coronavirus pandemic, for at least part of the week. Other major tech companies such as Facebook Inc., Shopify Inc., Twitter Inc. and Google have made similar announcements of plans to adopt flexible-working policies. This means employees will […]

Scotiabank renewing lease in AIMCo-, KingSett Capital-owned building

Scotiabank is renewing its lease for up to 1.1 million square feet of space in two buildings, including the iconic Scotia Plaza, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, which is owned and operated by the Alberta Investment Management Corp. and KingSett Capital Inc. The bank has renewed 560,000 square feet of space in Scotia […]

To achieve DEI goals, plan sponsors can start by reviewing benefits plans

After a turbulent 2020 brought with it the coronavirus pandemic and a global call for social justice, companies prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in its wake should start by reviewing their benefits plans to ensure there’s enough flexibility to meet the needs of these times and inclusivity for employees from all backgrounds, says Kim Siddall, […]

U.S. employers with flex work rethinking approach to total rewards, pay: report

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. employers are embracing flexible working arrangements and considering adopting a hybrid model for rewards and pay, said a report by Willis Towers Watson. The report showed a majority (59 per cent) of employers surveyed have workers who are currently telecommuting, including 25 per cent who are able […]

  • December 9, 2020 December 9, 2020
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