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23 Results in category September 2016


The 2016 Annotated Ontario Human Rights Code (A Review)

Getting it right when faced with a Human Rights Code violation is critical.


The 2016 Annotated Employment Insurance Act (A Review)

Reviewing the Employment Insurance Act is without a doubt a tall order. Having an annotated version handy lessens the burden.


The Ostrich Effect (A Review)

Kahn surfaces how dysfunction occurs, using detailed examples in each chapter to illustrate the process and demonstrate the fix.


The Outward Mindset (A Review)

The Outward Mindset offers tips on how to develop performance evaluation and management systems to match an outward mindset.


Why We Want to Hire Difficult People

There exists the notion of “difficult” employees, who we assume need to be “dealt with,” rather than benefitted from. However, what if the difficulty is in the eye of the beholder?


Meet the HR Influencers: Anne Marie Marleau, CHRE

If you want to work for Anne Marie Malleau, you have to howl – literally.


HR Career Paths: Danielle Samuels, RCIC

Raised in East Vancouver by a family who immigrated to Canada from the U.K. and South Africa in the 1960s, it makes perfect sense that Danielle Samuels is now helping new faculty from all around the globe find their way to UBC.


Emotional Safety at Work

The International Labour Organization indicated in 1999 that one of the most serious problems facing companies in the new millennium is workplace violence.


Keep It to Yourself

Despite the fact that human error is considered among the greatest risks to information security, very few organizations are implementing training programs and establishing protocols to help employees recognize these risks.


The Job-hopping Phenomenon

The average employee tenure across industries is slightly longer than four years, but among certain high-demand job profiles, that timeframe drops to approximately 18 to 36 months.