When the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect last month, they immediately had a direct impact on many workplaces across Canada. And while these changes might seem to target only federally-regulated sectors, they will eventually impact all workplaces – in ways that might not be immediately obvious. Here’s what you need to know about parental leave.
During an interview, your job is to get to know candidates as well as you can—but only as it applies to their ability to do the job. Stray too far from this, and your questions may waste time, irritate your applicants, or even result in a lawsuit.
Think candidate experience doesn’t matter? Consider this: 63 per cent of seekers will reject a job offer because of a bad candidate experience—and 52 per cent will even boycott the company’s products in the future. In other words, a bad candidate experience can lose you star candidates—and future customers. So, how does yours stack up?
It’s no secret that faulty office design can hamper your employees’ effectiveness, or that a terrible office design can leave everyone in it feeling downright miserable.
An important component of job interviews is keeping the candidates calm and at ease — and ready to show their true selves. Setting is an important factor in establishing this rapport.
People who are trans have more visibility than ever before. And it’s only a matter of time before you welcome a trans employee to your workforce – if you haven’t already. To learn about the steps a company can take to avoid inadvertently discriminating against transgender candidates, we spoke with Stan Kimer about boosting inclusiveness to attract top talent.
What sort of challenges do gender-nonconforming people face in the workplace? And what can you do (as a co-worker) to create a culture that’s inclusive and affirming to people of all stripes?
To find out, we spoke with Aaron Rose, head of training and curriculum development at Translator, a New York startup that works with companies to implement the values of empathy and equality.
Long an office-planning afterthought, washrooms are finally getting the attention they deserve. And much of it is thanks to increased awareness of the issues around gender identity.
Since its start in 2012, California startup Whisper – maker of an app that lets users send and receive messages anonymously – has grown from two employees to over 80. We spoke to Michelle Hart, Whisper’s head of people operations, to learn how they set themselves apart to draw top talent.
It’s 3 o’clock … your eyelids are getting heavy … work is piling up but you just can’t seem to focus. Sound familiar? Sooner or later, everyone can benefit from the afternoon pick-me-up of a good nap.