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Editorial: Can working women have it all?

I’m about to embark on the most exciting and terrifying chapter of my life — by the time you read this, I’ll be more than six months pregnant with my first child. With a decade in the industry, writing and editing stories about work-life balance, it’s now time to face the reality myself and try […]

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

Early in Lana Burnstad’s career, she worked at a railway company that was merging several regional railways and their various benefits plans. Part of that process included working with multiple unions, which were traditionally male-dominated environments at the time. “That was a rough process — swearing and fist-pounding . . . . It was pretty […]

Sounding board: How to foster emotionally satisfied and productive employees

Typically, workplace culture has been left in the hands of human resources departments. It’s their job to make sure employees are happy and engaged, right? Well, yes, sort of. But something as big as culture can’t be just one department’s responsibility. The whole thing about culture is that everyone’s responsible for it. In 2018, Australia shone […]

Millennial employees more likely to be involved in mentoring: survey

Nearly half (46 per cent) of millennial workers have a mentor, compared with just 27 per cent of employees over age 35, according to a survey by American Express and Catalyst Canada. The survey, which polled 1,440 Canadians over the age of 22 working in a corporate environment, also found 34 per cent of all female […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 5, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 08:45
Women in Canada’s pension, benefits industry discuss careers, pay equity and mentorship

Women made up nearly half (47.7 per cent) of Canada’s workforce in 2016, according to figures from Statistics Canada, marking a noteworthy rise on 1976’s 37.3 per cent. While that’s good news for the labour force in general, women continue to come up short in some sectors, including financial services. Camilla Sutton, president and chief […]

Majority of Canadian CFOs don’t mentor others: survey

Mentoring isn’t on the radar for most chief financial officers in Canada, according to a recent survey by Robert Half Management Resources. The survey, which polled 270 chief financial officers, found that 61 per cent of respondents have never served as a mentor, formally or informally, at any point in their career. On the other hand, a third (33 […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 15:00