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Almost all (94 per cent) small- to medium-sized Canadian employers offer a benefits plan, according to a new survey by Humi. The survey, which polled the organization’s employer clients, found slightly more than a third (42 per cent) of respondents said they’re paying for the full cost of benefits premiums. However, when it comes to […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 17, 2021 December 16, 2021
  • 09:05

Juno College is planning to move to a 100 per cent employee-ownership model. The Toronto-based college, formerly known as Hacker U, was established by Heather Payne (pictured) nearly 10 years ago to transition workers into careers in the technology sector. Over the next decade, the school will focus on repaying the college’s investors and becoming a […]

Around four in 10 (43 per cent) working Canadians said they’re likely to look for a new job in the upcoming year, according to a new survey conducted by Ipsos for Randstad Canada. The survey, which polled more than 700 Canadian employees and more than 200 employers, found the desire to switch jobs was even […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 9, 2021 December 10, 2021
  • 15:00

While it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for some employees these days, employers aiming to be inclusive during the holiday season and year-round can think beyond the Christian-centric calendar. Nora Jenkins Townson, the founder and principal of Bright + Early, has taken being inclusive one step further by giving staff at the human […]

With climate change impacting the lives of Canadian employees, there’s a range of things employers can do to tackle the issue head on. As people in the southern and coastal regions of B.C. cope with catastrophic atmospheric rivers, SAP Labs Canada is among the employers that’s ready to support workers. Agnes Garaba, chief operating officer […]

The University Pension Plan is appointing Omo Akintan as chief people officer, effective February 2022. Prior to joining the UPP, Akintan was the chief people officer at the City of Toronto since January 2019. She was also the City’s acting director of equity, diversity and human rights division from 2017 to 2018. Before that, she […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 29, 2021 November 29, 2021
  • 09:00

As Citigroup Inc. begins rolling out its plans for returning to the workplace, it’s focusing on supporting employees’ mental health and wellness throughout the transition. Although Citi has yet to formally announce its full return-to-work plans for its employees who were shifted to remote working in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the organization expects […]

By beefing up its benefits programs and putting flexibility at the core of its offerings, Willful has been able to grow its staff amid a coronavirus pandemic-fueled tight labour market. The online estate planning company credits its fulsome total rewards package and its flexible workplace culture for its recruitment success. As a very small employer […]

Fuse Create is adopting a hybrid work policy and leaving the decision to continue working from home or return to the office entirely up to employees. “We’ve been able to do good work virtually, so this concept of making employees return to the office five days a week doesn’t make sense, especially to our employees […]

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A majority of Canadian employers believe providing workplace retirement savings plans can improve employee attraction and retention, according to a survey by Maru Group Ltd. on behalf of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan. The survey, which polled 800 Canadian employers, found 88 per cent of those that offer a defined benefit pension plan said […]