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Shopify's Culture team empowers employees to give their best to the company

By Sarah B. Hood

 

Since it was conceived in 2006 with five employees working out of a coffee shop, Shopify has become one of Canada’s most successful tech companies.

The rising costs and challenges of managing benefit plans

By Stéphanie Myner-Nham

 

Affordable benefit plans are an essential incentive for employees, but currently pose challenges for companies as costs continue to rise and health claims and prescription drug requirements become more complex.

With AI set to change everything, here’s what HR leaders can do to prepare the workforce of the future

By Heather Hudson

 

The world is set to be rocked by an innovation that is “more profound than electricity or fire,” said Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, at a Google town hall event in San Francisco in January 2018. “AI (artificial intelligence) is one of the most important things humanity is working on.”

By Karen Stone, CHRE

 

We have been having a lot of conversation in the past few years about the increase of non-traditional work arrangements.

Starting salary: negotiable or not?

Many job postings close with a statement indicating salary is negotiable, but how often do job seekers speak up to secure a better package? According to a survey from global staffing firm Robert Half, 36 per cent of Canadian workers tried to negotiate a higher salary with their last job offer.

Community investment may be the best ROI for recruitment, engagement and retention

By Heather Hudson

Once upon a time, when a company wanted to give back, they’d partner with a reputable umbrella charity like the United Way, set a dollar target, hold a few fundraising events and match donations made by their employees.