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In anticipation of 25 per cent to 35 per cent growth in Canada by the end of 2024, restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is making staff development a key part of its attraction and retention strategy. This focus on employee development has contributed to an internal promotion rate of 87 per cent and has led […]

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 […]

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  • March 13, 2024 March 12, 2024
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Women in corporate leadership still face barriers, with significant gaps in business ownership, representation and compensation, according to a report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. It found Canada lags behind nearly half of its peers in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in its share of female managers. While women have made strides in the overall […]

More than two-fifths of small- and medium-sized employers say labour shortages (46 per cent) and employee retention (42 per cent) are among their top business concerns for 2024, according to a new survey by Peninsula Employment Services Ltd. The survey, which polled 79,000 SMEs across Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the U.K., found more […]

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  • January 11, 2024 January 10, 2024
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Thomson Reuters Corp. is supporting employee mental health by creating opportunities for workers to connect with each other and highlighting resources to support mental health during its month-long ‘Courage to Connect’ campaign. The company will also hold its second annual Global Mental-Health Day Off on Oct. 23, allowing employees to fully check out of work […]

PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada is improving its parental leave policy with specialized coaching and leadership training for employees. As part of its Me + PwC program, the company conducted listening tours with employees, with the feedback including more support for parents, says Sonia Boisvert, a partner and chief people officer at PwC Canada. “Being a parent myself, […]

Canadian generation Z employees experienced a decrease in happiness of 0.4 points in April, according to a new survey by ADP Canada. The survey, which polled more than 1,200 employees, found that, on a scale of one to 10, baby boomers reported the highest happiness score (7.3), followed by millennials (6.6), generation X (6.5) and […]

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  • April 27, 2023 April 26, 2023
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More than eight in 10 (87 per cent) employees have experienced burnout over the last year, with the number increasing to 89 per cent among middle managers and 92 per cent among senior leaders, according to a new survey by Ceridian HCM. The survey, which polled 8,800 employees globally, found just 29 per cent of respondents […]

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  • November 18, 2022 November 18, 2022
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More than eight in 10 (85 per cent) global company leaders say the shift to hybrid work has challenged their confidence in employee productivity, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp. It found while 87 per cent of employees said they believe they’re productive at work, just 12 per cent of people leaders said they […]

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  • September 28, 2022 September 28, 2022
  • 15:00

Nowadays, a person working at the same company for more than 10 years is a rare bird. In the last few years, younger employees are spending shorter stints with an employer, but they’re also becoming more selective in their job searches — particularly during the coronavirus pandemic, which forced everyone into their homes with more […]