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Roughly a fifth (19 per cent) of employees aged 55 and older say they’ve experienced deliberate exclusion in the workplace, according to a new survey by CareerWallet. By comparison, it found just 10 per cent of employees aged 25 and younger said they’ve experienced exclusionary behaviour at work. In addition, nearly a third (32 per […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 17, 2023 March 20, 2023
  • 15:00

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is adjusting its parental leave and flexible working policies to make them more equitable for women employees. Earlier this year, the AIMCo changed its corporate incentive plan, to no longer prorate performance pay during the supplemental employment benefits period for parental and maternity leave. Prior to the change, employees who took […]

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Experts say commitments to tackle racism in the workplace haven’t been met with enough action, as survey findings released this week found more than 70 per cent of Black Canadians still experience racism or microaggressions on the job. The survey by KPMG in Canada, which polled more than 1,000 self-identifying Black employees, found while a […]

Amid the shift to remote and hybrid working arrangements, employers should ensure their after-hours social events are “easy, intentional and sincere,” says Kim Siddall, vice-president of enterprise consulting in the west at People Corporation. “The [coronavirus] pandemic gave employees permission to start opting out of aspects of [workplace] culture they didn’t really like. They’ve also […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • February 15, 2023 February 14, 2023
  • 09:00

After nearly three years mired in the coronavirus pandemic, employers are beginning to put the pieces of their respective workplaces back together, using wellness as the cornerstone. They’re shaping their respective new ways of working — whether remote, in-office or hybrid — and expanding their thinking around wellness to achieve a successful return to a […]

The company’s director of DEI, mental health and well-being discusses building a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace and keeping up with her toddler. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, we understood and saw our employees were more aware and willing to access support services, which was excellent . […]

More than two-thirds (69 per cent) of small- and medium-sized employers in the U.S. that offer hybrid (74 per cent) or fully remote working (54 per cent) say these arrangements have impeded employee training and development, according to a new survey by the Harris Poll on behalf of consultancy RSM International. The survey, which polled […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 9, 2023 February 8, 2023
  • 09:00

Crystal Powers began a new job remotely last February as a medical records supervisor. She has yet to meet two of the five people who report to her in person and has found it challenging to bond with her fellow managers online. “I was used to that face to face of going into people’s cubicles […]

The majority (81 per cent) of employees say they’re planning to change jobs within the next year, with nearly half (46 per cent) planning to do so within the next six months, according to a new survey by software company Leapsome. The survey, which polled more than 375 employees and 375 human resources leaders across […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 7, 2023 February 7, 2023
  • 09:00

Employees who feel like they don’t belong at their workplace are 59 per cent more likely to consider quitting their job due to mental-health concerns, according to a new survey by LifeSpeak Inc. The survey, which polled 1,000 employees and 1,000 human resources professionals, found nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of employees who reported a […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 19, 2023 January 18, 2023
  • 09:00