Human Resources

Gen Z friendly cities

Gen Z friendly cities foster a rising cohort

The study assesses and scores 110 prominent international cities on 22 indicators deemed to support and/or influence the age cohort born between 1997 and 2012.
tech job growth

Canadian cities fertile for tech job growth

The rankings reflect CBRE's assessment of each market's competitive appeal based on 13 variously weighted indicators that collectively present a picture of employment trends and other factors helping to attract and sustain a tech labour force.
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Making space for talent attraction efforts

Commercial real estate's core function as a provider of workspace serves as something of a living lab for the industry's own human resources strategies.
Ergonomics

Justifying the costs of workplace ergonomics

You’ve identified the ergonomic hazards, developed solutions to address them, and researched the costs and resources needed to implement the solutions. Even still, you just
MentalHealthTool

GWL reveals workplace health and safety tool

The Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace has teamed with mental health specialist Dr. Joti Samra to create a new online workplace health and safety tool.
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What to ask foodservice uniform providers

Whether running a fine dining restaurant, quick-service restaurant or foodservice operation, outfitting employees in high-quality uniforms is key.
Gen Z

Does your workplace pass the Gen Z test?

Members of Gen Z need an environment where they can create — with some strong generational preferences for managers and workspace designers to consider.
organizational change

Five tips for implementing organizational change

An expert provides five tips for leaders implementing organizational change in the workplace, to avoid leaving the rest of the organization in the dark.
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Study examines harassment in Canadian workplaces

Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.
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Partnership to support workplace psychological health in Sask.

WCB and UFred have signed a partnership agreement to increase access to training and resources for Saskatchewan employers to create psychologically healthy workplaces.
mental health and addictions

New app helps managers address workplace mental health

IncludeMe is a new app designed for managers to understand and take action on workplace mental health.
ergonomics

Reducing risk factors for workplace injuries

There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.
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Absence of natural light hurts the employee experience

Exposure to natural light and a view ranks higher than other office perks such as cafeterias, fitness centres, medical care and even childcare, according to the Employee Experience Study.
gender parity

Hard quotas unlikely in gender parity push

Hard quotas appear to be an unlikely tool in the growing push to promote gender parity in the real estate industry.
co-working space

Focus on workplace wellness elevates ergonomics

There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
knowledge transfer

Knowledge transfer key to generational transition

On-the-job lessons can help prevent the loss of corporate experience as seasoned FMs get ready to retire and millennials enter the workforce.
millennials

What are millennials really like in the workplace?

Are millennials really the acclaim-craving, job-hopping, social-media junkies they have variously been portrayed as?