A company’s policies can make all the difference during acquisition

By Evert Akkerman

Recently, one company decided against buying another because the organization for sale lacked basic HR structure. Specifically, there were no written employment contracts and policies or a formal performance appraisal process.

Cultivate the human potential of your employees

By Alison Grenier

For years, Great Place to Work® has documented the way high-trust workplaces outpace business rivals. But the latest research shows that what it took to be great 10 or 20 years ago is not good enough anymore.

Bridging the gap between technology and culture

By Alison Grenier

Digital transformation is changing the way we do business in all industries. This is not just about doing what we’ve always done more efficiently, but fully embracing and using technology to unlock new ideas, new markets and new ways of thinking.

Doing the “right thing” pays dividends when it comes to promoting and protecting mental health in the workplace

By The Honourable Michael Wilson, P.C., C.C.

When I chaired the board of directors of a mining company, our first order of business at each meeting was the physical accident report. In today’s knowledge based economy, we must give employee mental wellness equal precedence.

By Zakeana Reid

While many Canadian organizations are actively seeking ways to increase their diversity and inclusion (D&I), those covered by the Employment Equity Act seem stuck working towards compliance, consequently neglecting the bigger picture of becoming an inclusive employer.

By Lisa Gordon

Bruce Fraser is a thinker and a doer. The thing he loves most about human resources is the opportunity to plan out a strategy and then roll up his sleeves and get the job done.