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The majority (83 per cent) of U.S. employees in a remote working arrangement say they’d be encouraged to return to the office if their commute was paid by their employer, according to a new survey by software company Ringover. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 workers, found a majority of employees would also willingly […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 12, 2024 April 12, 2024
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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
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Nearly three-quarters (71 per cent) of employees in Canada are considering leaving their current jobs and exploring better opportunities elsewhere this year, according to a new survey by Hays PLC. The survey, which polled 4,500 respondents, found among workers planning to stay at their current jobs, a quarter (25 per cent) said they’d consider leaving […]

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  • March 25, 2024 March 22, 2024
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More than half (58 per cent) of Canadian employees say they prefer to work in a hybrid arrangement (33 per cent) or fully remotely (25 per cent), according to a new survey by LinkedIn Corp. The survey, which polled more than 2,600 employees, found 39 per cent said they prefer to work mostly onsite, either […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 13, 2024 March 12, 2024
  • 09:00

Employers have the opportunity to create a more inclusive workplace by focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion as employees return to the office. The shift to remote working during the coronavirus pandemic presented employers an opportunity to reassess what, where and how work gets done, says Stephanie Braid, the director of inclusion, diversity and equity at KPMG […]

More than a quarter (29 per cent) of Canadian employees say they want to reduce in-office work, with three-quarters (76 per cent) citing saving time and money from less frequent commuting as top reasons for doing so, according to a survey by Robert Half Canada Inc. The survey, which polled more than 1,300 hiring managers […]

A story on whether the federal government should follow the U.K.’s lead and enshrine flexible working into law was the most-read human resources story on BenefitsCanada.com this year. Here are the 10 most popular HR news stories of 2023: 1. Should Canada implement flexible working legislation for all workplaces? 2. How recent Canada Labour Code updates are impacting federally […]

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  • December 20, 2023 December 19, 2023
  • 09:00

In order to support in-person collaboration while maintaining flexibility, Hootsuite Inc. is encouraging employees to reconnect with their co-workers through its new Perch Days program. “We started our distributed workforce strategy during [the coronavirus pandemic],” says Tara Ataya, the company’s chief people and diversity officer. “With this strategy, we have taken a test-and-iterate approach to […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • November 17, 2023 November 20, 2023
  • 08:57

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

Fidelity Canada’s flexible return-to-office rollout landed the company a win in the Future of work strategy category at Benefits Canada’s 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 20. In September 2022, the organization launched its future-of-work program, which classifies each employee’s role as either hybrid, remote or in person. Indeed, 87 per cent of roles at Fidelity are […]