The Canadian apartment industry has lost a leader, visionary and icon. Tom Schwartz, President and Chief Executive Officer of CAPREIT has passed away following an intense battle with prostate cancer.
Boost productivity and employee satisfaction with these staff engagement tips from M&R Holdings' Randy Daiter
A recent survey conducted by FRPO sheds light on the public's ambivalent attitude toward the rental housing industry and the Ontario Government's policies shaping it
A cross-Canada human resources study reveals nearly 35 per cent of surveyed property/facilities employers expect to add more staff this year, and nearly 57 per cent are anticipating a pickup in business activity.
FRPO’s Mike Chopowick offers landlords important dos and don’ts for screening refugees as prospective tenants, and highlights a few goodwill initiatives.
Skills shortage prompts real estate employers to boost salaries and offer other enticements.
Mental health in condos must be navigated thoughtfully. Corporations have a duty to uphold rules, but above that, to accommodate individuals.
Networking means more than collecting piles of business cards; it is all about building strategic relationships.
CAPREIT has been named one of Canada’s top 50 employers of 2014.
Hands-on tasks increasingly involve touch screens and an associated learning curve for many employees who joined the workforce in the analog age. This can be particularly true for commercial building operators and residential superintendents ...
An employer may mean to provide its employees with fair employment contracts but when disputes arise, parties often disagree on the rights they ...
It is the responsibility of employers to ensure the rules governing the use of social media are clear and widely understood. This means educating staff on a ‘responsible use of technology’ policy or code of conduct and ...
When launching a significant change initiative, one of the biggest mistakes management makes is to view it as an event that happens at a single point in time. Accepting and then embracing change is a process, not an event.
Human rights legislation in Ontario place practical constraints on what information an employer may collect during the hiring process.
Long been used by market research companies and consumer watchdogs to test how well retail stores serve customers, mystery shopping is a good tool to be used by the apartment industry.
participatory and collaborative methods bring people together and involve dynamic, multidirectional communication (leadership to employees, employees to leadership and employee to employee).
Quebec’s voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSPs) to capture workers not formally enrolled in company pension or group retirement savings plans.