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Successful Succession Planning

If your business or organization is doing well, succession planning is important to maintain your success and to build for the future. If things are not going great, or if you can foresee major bumps on the road ahead, it’s even more important to have a succession plan in place. What would happen to your organization if your current CEO had a heart attack or suddenly left? How would your organization get by? Even if the pace of change within your senior management ranks is gradual and more manageable, do you have a plan to replace and reinvigorate your organization’s leadership?



Benefits of Big Data for HR
The reason people analytics and big data are growing in popularity in the HR field is that they work far better than the hunt and peck systems of the past.


3 Steps to an Effective Leadership Pipeline
Leadership development is perhaps one of the most difficult management strategies to implement, but it’s vital to a company’s ability to succeed.

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Pros of Hiring People with Disabilities
If disability has taught us anything, it is that a challenge offers the opportunity of enhanced choices and broader thinking, of creative approaches and innovation.





    

Fed. Gov’t. Increases Protection for Workers Handling Hazardous Materials

Conference Board Economic Index Signals Stronger Economy Ahead for Canada

New Report CPP Expansion Thumbs Up

Canadian Organizations Struggle To Engage Employees

Preparing Canada for a New Trade and Technology Era

Adapt To Grow

Canadians Rank 10th in Schedule Satisfaction; Want More Flexibility At Work

Canadian Retirees Some of the Happiest



 

    News

YK: Gov’t. & Northern Vision Development Sign Workplace Literacy Program Agreement

BC: Province and Technology Industry Join Forces to Meet Labour Needs

AB: Job Grant Helps Employers Remain Competitive

SK: Wear Fall Protection to Stay Safe and Avoid Fines

SK: Amendments to Classifying and Labelling Chemicals Will Better Protect Workers

MB: Prov. Announces Discussions on Labour Market Transfer Agreements

ON: Ontario Funds Innovative Projects to Improve Occupational Health and Safety

NB: Atlantic Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Labour Market Transfer Agreements

NS: Unemployed Nova Scotians to Get More Support to Pursue Studies

PE: Building a Vibrant Economic Future for Atlantic Canada

ON: Long-awaited Report Highlights Urgent Need for Workplace Reform: Unifor

This Month
viewpoints
Give Me Back My Cubicle
I understand the inner angst of employees who are now being asked to give up their last vestige of workplace dignity, their cubicle.

features
Successful Succession Planning
Do you have a plan to replace and reinvigorate your organization’s leadership?
The Benefits of Big Data for Human Resources
The reason people analytics and big data are growing in popularity is that they work far better than the hunt and peck systems of the past.


law
Computer Programmer Loses Constructive Dismissal Claim
The woman resigned over dissatisfaction with management, not a change in work conditions, the judge ruled.
Arbitrator Upholds Termination of Supervisor for Sexual Harassment
The man derived ‘perverse pleasure’ from ‘shocking and disgusting’ two young women, the arbitrator said.
Derogatory Comments Are Not Always Workplace Discrimination
The employment relationship between the parties is key in determining discrimination, an appeal court ruled.”

strategies
Three Surefire Steps to Creating an Effective Leadership Pipeline
A weak connection between corporate leaders and employees is the leading cause of employee turnover. To solve this problem, organizations must first understand the barriers to effective leadership and how to address them.
Competitive Compensation Includes More Than Salary and Health Benefits, Even For Younger Workers
According to the survey, most Canadian workers say they would consider jumping ship if, all other things being equal, another employer offered retirement support.

Shop Talk
Using Emojis and Emoticons at Work?
According to Canadian professionals, emojis and emoticons get a thumbs down.
Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities
If disability has taught us anything, it is that a challenge offers the opportunity of enhanced choices and broader thinking, of creative approaches and innovation.



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