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Your Work From Home Strategy Needs to Be Individual

For many years now I’ve split my time between freelancing from home and working in an office. Now though, almost all of my working life takes place in at home. Thank goodness I reserved a room to be a home office — five months into almost full time freelancing and I would have been a […]

Top Five: Peeple Isn’t for People — It’s for Recruiters

We like rating and quantifying things. Quick, give me your top five restaurants, your top five after work bars, and your top five dog parks! I bet you’ve got a partial list already. Now give me your top five bosses, exes, and neighbours! Does that feel a little strange? Rating the complex relationships you’ve developed […]

HP to Layoff 30,000 More — What’s an HR Practitioner to Do?

Big corporate layoffs commonly happen before or after the holiday season; while retailers are frantically increasing and then decreasing their workforce to cope with holiday shopping, other organizations are shedding personnel before the start of the new fiscal year. And if you’re in corporate HR, you’re probably gearing up, if not for layoffs, then another […]

Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work

It was hot news earlier this year that more and more companies are providing egg-freezing services for their employees and increasingly, millennial women are carefully planning the parenthood phase of their lives by taking these companies up on these services. It’s also hot news whenever a tech giant or unicorn offers breast milk delivery or […]

Ashley Madison Breech Remindes Us About Data Protection in HR

Is data security a human resources issue? It sure is. Data security should be a core corporate value, across all departments. The recent Ashley Madison data breach has some important lessons for the C-suite and front line human resources practitioners alike. Here are 4 articles that help tease out lessons from the breach: Ashley Madison Breech […]

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival This month’s ELBC theme is Back to School. Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? Are our employment laws still working and still relevant as the workplace and workforce demographics change? This month’s blog carnival looks at what is and what could be. […]