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More than eight in 10 (86 per cent) U.S. workers say they’re afraid of their human resources representatives, according to a new survey MyPerfectResume.com. The survey, which polled nearly 1,000 workers in the U.S., found a similar percentage (85 per cent) of respondents expressed hesitation in approaching HR to discuss work-related issues, citing concerns such as […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 19, 2024 June 19, 2024
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The majority (93 per cent) of global employees believe well-being is equally important to salary, a significant increase of 10 per cent year over year, according to a recent survey by Gympass. The survey, which polled more than 5,100 employees, found 87 per cent said they’d consider leaving a company that doesn’t focus on employee […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 10, 2024 April 9, 2024
  • 09:00

Increased sensitivity around executive bonus compensation is pushing employers to prioritize transparency and communication when explaining why bonuses were awarded. The compensation method has seen increased scrutiny after Catherine Tait, CBC/Radio-Canada’s president and chief executive officer, didn’t rule out the deployment of management bonuses right after the public broadcaster announced last December it was cutting […]

More than half (52 per cent) of workers say receiving an annual bonus makes them feel appreciated at work, according to a new survey by Robert Half International Inc. The human resources consultancy recently conducted a LinkedIn poll that also found employees said trust from their boss (29 per cent) and receiving verbal recognition (16 per cent) […]

Women in Canada’s benefits, pension industries talk gender diversity

Women represent roughly a quarter of C-suite leaders in North America, while women of colour represent just one in 16, according to a report by McKinsey & Company. The report, which was based on research from more than 270 companies in the U.S. and Canada, found women of colour faced the steepest drop-off in representation […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 26, 2024 February 23, 2024
  • 09:00
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Roughly half of Black, Indigenous and people of colour employees in Canada report feeling uncomfortable or unwelcome in the workplace, especially those aged 30 to 44, according to a new survey by the Coalition of Innovation Leaders Against Racism. The survey, which polled 500 employees, found many instances of discrimination were disproportionately reported by respondents […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2024 February 14, 2024
  • 09:00

More than half (53 per cent) of Canadian employees say they feel negatively about work and 30 per cent feel tired and overworked, according to a new survey by ADP Canada. The survey, which polled more than 1,800 employees, found two-thirds (68 per cent) said work-life balance was among their top three priorities (along with […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2023 November 1, 2023
  • 09:00

Nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Canadian employees say they volunteered their time or finances in the last two years, reporting an above-average mental-health score (65.6, compared to the national average of 64.6), according to Telus Health’s latest mental-health index. The survey, which polled more than 3,000 workers, found the lowest average mental-health score (50.2) […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 4, 2023 August 4, 2023
  • 15:00

Scotiabank is increasing its focus on mental health through expanded benefits coverage and additional training for employees in leadership roles. Beginning April 1, 2022, all eligible employees and dependants will have $10,000 — up from a previous limit of $3,000 — in mental well-being services as part of their core coverage, including access to clinical counsellors, internet-based […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • November 18, 2021 November 18, 2021
  • 09:00
When Time Isn’t of The Essence

Marshmallows can teach us all the benefits of long-term thinking.