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Career Development

Career development is undergoing a sea change in both its outlook and methods as it and the modern business world comes to grips with not only precarious work, but unpredictable careers. It is no longer enough to get a good education and then be supported within one or two organizations on a career trajectory. Now, both employers and employees need to be assisted through numerous transitions. That has led to some interesting and emerging trends in career development.



360 Degree Evaluations
Like most things, these evaluations work if you put the effort in to make them work. It is also true that they work best in some situations and for some individuals better than others.


How Leaders Project Charisma
Let's face it, in business dealings, charisma counts. And charisma is as much about body language and impression management as it is about issues and substance.


Terminating an Employee On Disability Leave Legally
There are few questions which create as big a headache for employers and HR staff as how, to safely terminate an employee on disability leave





    

Updated Federal Policy on Substance Dependence Now Available for Canadian Employers

Taking Action Against Harassment and Sexual Violence in Federal Workplaces

Jobs a Plenty: Canadian Employment Surprises on the Upside Again in January

Painful Disorders Focus of International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day

New Survey Reveals the Diversity of Canada's Millennial Generation Through Their Social Values

Feeling Safer at Work? Survey Says: It's a Welcome Trend

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence at Work

Where's The Boss?



 

    News

BC: Time to Take Action on Road Safety in Your Workplace

AB: Thousands of Accidents, Dozens of Deaths on Farms Prove Agricultural Employment Laws Need Modernization

MB: Province Providing Funds to Train Newcomers For Wood Manufacturing Jobs

ON: Court of Appeal Allows Class Action Law Suit to Proceed Against WSIB

ON: Province Seeking Public Input to Update Fair Wage Policy

NS: Internships Help Young Nova Scotians Gain Experience, Spur Innovation

PE: Handbook Helps Support Employees Affected By Family Violence

NL: College of the North Atlantic to Host Province’s Workforce Innovation Centre

This Month
viewpoints
Keep the Human in Human Resources
For all the talk of new roles for Human Resource professionals, who is going to look after the people in the organization.

features
Career Development for the Future
Career development is undergoing a sea change in both its outlook and methods as it and the modern business world comes to grips with not only precarious work, but unpredictable careers.
360 Degree Evaluations: Do They Work?
In some cases, they are a tremendous success that makes everyone involved feel great about the process. In others, they are an unmitigated disaster.


law
Fast Food Worker Fired for Theft Is Awarded $46,000
There was a misunderstanding about how much food she was allowed to take home for free, the judge found.
Union Allowed to Have Observers at Bargaining Table
The presence of reps from other bargaining units did not disrupt negotiations, the labour relations board found.
Mechanic Was Discriminated Against When Denied Medical Marijuana
The marijuana was medically necessary after a workplace accident left him in chronic pain, a board of inquiry found.

strategies
How Leaders Project Charisma
Let's face it, in business dealings, charisma counts. And charisma is as much about body language and impression management as it is about issues and substance.
Both Sides of the Bargaining Table Willing to Work Together to Meet Employee Needs in 2017
Continued economic challenges across the country have organizations on both sides of the bargaining table concerned with job security and managing costs this year.

Shop Talk
The Skills Workers Say Managers Need to Improve Most
Strong communication skills are necessary at every career stage, but especially for those in leadership positions.
When Can You Safely Terminate an Employee On Disability Leave Without Breaking the Law?
For many, this question not only raises difficult issues of conscience but also the worry of being sued by the employee.



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