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Category: Workplace Wellness

The State of Harassment

Posted on March 21st, by Jessica Miles in Human Resources, In The Media, Workplace Wellness. No Comments

Nobody launches their career anticipating any type of harassment – even though it’s shockingly prevalent in Canada’s workplaces.

According to a 2016 Statistics Canada Report, “Nineteen percent of women and thirteen percent of men reported that they had experienced harassment in their workplace in the past year. Workplace harassment includes verbal abuse, humiliating behaviour, threats … Read More »

The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

Posted on January 23rd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

It has been nearly one year since the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect, which immediately impacted many workplaces across Canada. While these effects were primarily felt in federally-regulated sectors, many observers in the human resource field speculated that the changes would eventually impact all workplaces.

If, as claimed this time … Read More »

Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

Posted on January 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Large or Small Businesses: Who Have the Higher Health Scores?

As the calendar turns over to a new year and people engage in their annual re-commitment to self-care, it’s important not to overlook the impact of mental health upon overall well-being. Companies are increasingly understanding their role in the psychological health of their employees, and recognizing the benefits of a happy, healthy workforce. Different companies, … Read More »

Workplace Teamwork: Why, How and its Role in Retention

Posted on December 27th, by Jessica Miles in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Workplace Teamwork: Why, How and its Role in Retention

Just ask any sweaty, champagne-soaked athlete who is lifting a major trophy: teamwork is critical to success. Regardless of whether you’re part of a Superbowl-questing football team or you work in more modest surroundings, achieving this elusive teamwork goal is worth striving for. But why? And how? And what is the role of teamwork in … Read More »

You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

Posted on December 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

In 1962 Neil Sedaka recorded his signature song, ‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’. It’s as true today as it was back then and although Neil was singing about romantic splits, the sentiment holds true in the workplace. Terminations, unfortunately, are a part of business and are often very emotional experiences for those losing their … Read More »