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The majority (80 per cent) of Canadian employees say they consider a small- and medium-sized employer’s health benefits before accepting a new role and 73 per cent of SME workers with a benefits plan say they’d stay with their current employer even if they were offered more money elsewhere, according to a new survey by Blue Cross […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 5, 2023 October 6, 2023
  • 09:00

Two-thirds (66 per cent) of employees worldwide say they’re motivated to go above and beyond in their job, down from 69 per cent in 2020, according to a new report by Qualtrics. The report analyzed responses from employee engagement surveys conducted by nearly 900 employers worldwide. It found German employees reported the largest drop in […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 18, 2023 August 18, 2023
  • 15:00
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Although there are many benefits to remote working arrangements, such as a reduced commute and improved work-life balance, younger employees who work remotely aren’t practising their soft skills and a lack of social interaction may negatively impact their professional lives in the long run, says Janet Candido, founder and principal of human resources consultancy Candido […]

With many stressors weighing on employees amid the current economic climate, it’s important for employers to recognize the ‘rage applying’ trend is rooted in workplace mental-health issues, says Paula Allen, global leader of research and client insights at Telus Health. Employees’ hypersensitivity to stress can present itself through interpersonal communications, including expressions of anger and […]


While nearly three-quarters (71 per cent) of global employees say they want a hybrid or remote working arrangement, just 43 per cent say they’re able to work in the location of their choice, according to a new survey by software company Ivanti. The survey, which polled more than 8,400 employees, found workers would be willing […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 15, 2023 May 15, 2023
  • 09:00

As ‘quiet hiring’ becomes more prominent amid a challenging labour market, communication and incentivization are key considerations for employers, says Janet Candido, founder and principal of human resources consultancy Candido Consulting Group. “It can be a great growth opportunity for an employee, whether it’s presented as a stretch assignment or just an upscaling opportunity. You […]

Hybrid work and the rise of the four-day workweek are among the factors shaping employers’ well-being and mental-health strategies in 2023, says Laura Putnam, founder of wellness consultancy Motion Infusion. “These trends point to not only a rise in the recognition of the importance of well-being at work, but there’s also a recognition that check-the-box […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • December 16, 2022 December 15, 2022
  • 09:00

Over the past few months, the new buzz term became a divisive one for both employers and employees, so Benefits Canada asked two human resources experts to weigh in. Erin Reid, professor of HR and management at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business As North America teeters on the edge of a recession, many employees find themselves […]

Nearly all (97 per cent) employees aged 18 to 34 say they’re feeling burned out, according to a new survey by Cigna Corp. The survey, which polled about 12,000 employees from across the globe, found half (51 per cent) of young workers said they don’t feel fully present or engaged in their work and 48 […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 31, 2022 October 28, 2022
  • 09:00
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Canadian employees are divided on whether there’s a significant difference between the workplace culture cited by their employer and the reality, according to LifeWorks Inc.’s latest mental-health index. Nearly two-fifths (38 per cent) of employees believe there’s a significant difference. This group also had a lower mental-health score (58.7) than the 37 per cent who believe […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 30, 2022 September 29, 2022
  • 09:00