The majority of global organizations use today's competing labor markets and the need to recruit top talent in determining how much money to pay their workforces.
A majority of multinational companies expect to increase their use of short-term assignments in the coming year.
Remote work options remain the number one choice for organizations implementing workplace flexibility policies and programs.
Canadian employers are emerging from a turbulent year confident business will grow in 2016, yet many aren’t taking the steps necessary to deliver on that expectation.
The key driver in the rise of flexible work is employees’ desire for improved work-life balance.
A recent University of Guelph study shows Canadian university students with disabilities face disproportionate barriers to employment after graduation.
Employment decreased in November, as a result of losses in part-time work.
Is it possible for employees to spend the last days of the year in a state of carefree holiday bliss?
As companies increase their focus on digital strategy, salaries are rising for professionals with expertise in this area.
Having a strong internal mobility program, whereby employees are encouraged to apply for new roles within an organization, can help with attraction and retention efforts.
Many companies – from multinational mega-corporations to neighbourhood markets – are still using outdated hiring techniques.
As we get ready to ring in the New Year, Retain is counting down the top stories of 2015.
Employers are increasingly implementing well-being programs to achieve business objectives and address human resources (HR) priorities.
High pressure working environments are forcing two-thirds of Canadians to work while they’re sick.
Santa’s not the only one making a list and checking it twice: many employees also shift into high gear as the holidays approach.
Receiving praise and recognition in the workplace motivates us for simple tasks but not for more complex projects, according to a new study.
Employers are starting to connect employee health with financial health and the workplace experience.
Busy schedules. Looming deadlines. The demands of today's workplace can make it challenging for employees to prioritize a healthy, active lifestyle, but it doesn't have to be that way.
With the holidays approaching, many people may be looking for opportunities to give back. What they may not realize is how their community service also could be helping their careers.
Despite efforts to achieve equality in the workplace, nearly three-quarters of working Canadian women are in roles below the management level.
A groundbreaking study on mortality in the construction trades may offer important guidance for pension plans.
The performance appraisal is getting mixed reviews from Canadian workers.
Ninety-seven per cent of Millennials believe they’ll be the generation to achieve equal opportunities for women in the workplace.
Recent reforms have made pension systems more financially sustainable and pensioners have higher living standards than ever before.
Comprehensive programs designed to assist employees in the transition to retirement have yet to take a firm hold in Canadian workplaces.
New hires are called new hires for a reason. They are freshly minted employees who don’t know much about the workplace because most of them haven’t been in it that long.
An overwhelming majority of Canadians believe employers are responsible for supporting their employees' physical and psychological health.
Millennials are looking for more out of their workplaces than just high salaries and good benefits.
A new labour market forecast shows increasing challenges ahead in key occupations in British Columbia in the next five to 10 years.
More than two in five employees who said they are very satisfied with their organizations and their jobs are also looking to leave.
Youth unemployment rates remain high, despite the fact that more than four in five Canadians believe youth are a dynamic force in today’s workplace.
The C.D. Howe Institute is warning that return on retirement savings and pension funds is going to be lower than normal, possibly for the next two decades.
High school students are nearly three times as likely as current workers to say they need to make $200,000 or more to feel successful.
The Mentoring Partnership, which pairs skilled immigrants with established professionals in their field, drives value for both newcomers and broader society.
BioTalent Canada’s Career Focus wage subsidy program has successfully placed 165 new graduates at biotechnology companies across Canada so far this year.
Starbucks Canada is partnering with British Columbia’s Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation to tackle critical youth unemployment rates.
Deloitte recently unveiled its newest office space in Montreal, providing employees with a whole new way of working.
Employers are experimenting with personal data collection to boost employee performance.
The University of Victoria and Telus are creating a Master of Business Administration degree customized for the telecommunications company.
CIBC Mellon's Together in Action volunteering program was “highly commended" at the Employee Engagement Awards and Conference.
One of the largest companies in the world is doing all of its employees and managers an enormous favour: getting rid of annual performance reviews.
Each summer, BMO Financial Group recruits approximately 230 students or recent grads for internship positions across every operating group in the company.
A successful big bet on bonds and sacrifices by Air Canada employees both helped the airline to erase a massive pension fund deficit.
The CEO of a credit card payment processing firm surprised his 120-person staff with a new plan to raise the salary of every employee to a minimum of $70,000 a year over the next three years.