Benefits

Why HR needs to pay attention

By Patrick Culhane, B.Comm., CAE, FCPA, FCMA

In June 2016, after years of discussions, the federal government reached an agreement, in principle, with provincial and territorial finance ministers to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).

By Matt Houghton

We all know that offering great benefits is an important part of attracting the best employees. 

By Yafa Sakkejha

Employee turnover is certainly costly to companies, but it can surface in hidden places. Aside from the time and money it takes to recruit, train and transition employees, it can often hit the group benefits piece of the P&L.

By Nolan Friesen

HR professionals know that employees are a company’s most important asset, and group benefits programs are an important factor in attracting and retaining top talent.

By Lisa Kopochinski

In the not-so-distant past, employers often expected their employees to leave their personal problems at the door.

By Joel Kranc 

With 15,000 employees spread throughout the country, Best Buy has its human resources work cut out for it. To make things even more complicated, HR is tasked with addressing the needs of four talent pools – employees of Best Buy, employees of Future Shop, distribution warehouse workers and corporate head office employees.