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While there’s a growing desire for more flexible retirement options to address changing societal needs, most Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries lack adequate frameworks for it. The finding is among the conclusions of the OECD’s 2017 report on pension systems around the world. While there’s a growing desire by older workers to work part-time and […]

  • December 13, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 16:05

With the wave of robotics and artificial intelligence anticipated to wash over the workplace, keeping pace with it all could require the attention of a dedicated, high-level individual. Given the breadth of the expected changes, some people are touting the idea of having a chief automation officer to oversee the burgeoning area of artificial intelligence. […]

  • September 1, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 08:53

Workplace bullying was a problem Robert Laing thought he was ready for. In his 35 years of working in management, he had dealt with harassment issues before and was proud of the policy his organization, the British Columbia Real Estate Association, had adopted. But when he encountered a situation involving a member of the board […]

  • June 21, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 09:22

When Eckler principal Paul Harrietha worked with the Auto Sector Retirees Health Care Trust on benefits packages at General Motors of Canada and Chrysler Canada during the companies’ reorganization efforts in 2010, managing the significant changes in the works was a key consideration despite the obvious urgency of the situation. Among the pressures as the […]

  • May 6, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 09:08