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Canadians Say Their Bosses Are Strong Leaders

Bosses often get a bad rap when portrayed on TV - think Michael Scott of The Office or Mr. Burns in The Simpsons - but, in reality, most people are impressed with their managers.

HRPA Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Australian and New Zealand HR Associations

HRPA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Human Resources Institute and the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand that initiates a closer working relationship between the three organizations

Online Toolkit Designed to Help Employers of People With Epilepsy

A first-of-its-kind online toolkit is now available to provide training and resources to companies and organizations that have employees with epilepsy.

The World's Most Attractive Employers are Delivering What Millenials Want

Universum, a leader in employer branding, has released its 2014 rankings of the World's Most Attractive Employers.

Compassionate Care Leave Policies Provide "Care for the Caregivers"

As the population ages and more Canadians find themselves caring for dying family members, many Canadian workplaces are helping to "care for the caregivers" by implementing compassionate care leave policies that provide comfort to employees.

Age Becoming the New Income Divide

Three decades of progress in reducing income inequality between men and women has been accompanied by a growing earnings gap between younger and older workers that could threaten future economic growth and social stability.

Better Managers or Fewer Problems?

Keeping a cool head in a crisis is a hallmark of a good leader, but the number of fires executives are putting out daily and weekly may be trending down, a recent Accountemps survey shows.

HRPA Introduces Three New Human Resources Designations

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) has introduced a new competency-based HR certification framework that tests an updated body of knowledge - and the ability to apply that knowledge - at three levels of HR practice.

Psychometrics Canada announced new research on how specific personality traits characterize leaders and differentiate them from other occupational groups.

Companies that invest more in internal training for their staff recover faster from economic turmoil, according to a new study.