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Three-quarters (76 per cent) of Canadian employers are mandating employees return to the office partially or full time, citing productivity, team communication and workplace culture as key drivers for the decision, according to a new survey by Cisco Systems Inc. The survey, which polled 150 Canadian employers and 500 employees, found nearly two-thirds (64 per […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 3, 2024 April 3, 2024
  • 09:00

Neuro-inclusion means creating an inclusive employee life cycle for neurodivergent professionals by employing technology, processes and support systems that accommodate their unique needs and enhance the experience of securing and advancing a career for these workers. Creating a truly inclusive work culture requires collaboration at all levels of an organization. While it may seem like […]

Novartis Canada is enticing employees to spend more time working onsite with the opening of its new Montreal office space. The health-care company brought its workplace culture to life and acknowledged employees’ personal lives by hosting an event that welcomed employees’ families and friends to the new office. “We recognize it’s because of their families and […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • November 15, 2023 November 14, 2023
  • 09:00

Sun Life Financial Inc. is supporting employees working in a hybrid arrangement with its new activity-based, people-focused workspace in Waterloo, Ont. “We’ve been on a journey of rethinking work since before the [coronavirus] pandemic,” says Helena Pagano, executive vice-president, chief people and culture officer at Sun Life. “We knew with changing employee expectations, increasing competition for […]

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is prioritizing accessibility and inclusion in its new offices at CIBC Square in downtown Toronto. “The building was formally announced in spring 2017, with design research starting shortly after that included consultation with 6,000 employees,” says Claudette Knight, vice-president of workplace design and transformation at CIBC. “The results of that […]