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Category: Human Resources

Mental Illness in the Workplace

For employees and employers, dealing with mental health issues in the workplace can get challenging, delicate and tricky. The formal legalities are succinct and clear cut. The Alberta Human Rights

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Hello? Is it Me You’re Looking For?

Alberta Chambers of Commerce’s summer 2022 survey paints a pained picture for local employers. Survey results indicate “the majority of Alberta businesses continue to experience staff shortages; four out of

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No Room for Error

With more people coming off increased time at home and businesses ramping up across the province, have people slipped into a trend of placing less concern on the relationship between

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Alberta’s Changing Labour Market

Despite an unemployment rate that’s among the highest in Canada, Alberta continues to face acute labour shortages in sectors cited as vital to diversifying the economy, say experts. “We still

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Mind the Gap

Alberta Labour Force Statistics 2020 provides a snapshot of unemployment in Edmonton – and it’s not a pretty picture. At the time of the report Edmonton had risen from 6.4

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Beyond Benefits:

In 2015, the Social Market Foundation published a study exploring the link between employee health and productivity. One control group received drinks and snacks and watched 10-minute comedy videos before

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The Gig is Up!

BMO Wealth Management reports 2.18 million Canadians active in the gig economy – and that number continues to rise. Should corporations be worried? “Corporations may be concerned about their employees

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