The power of teamwork

HRDC caught up with Chris Taylor, chief HR officer at Best Buy Canada, to chat about his unlikely path into the industry and what he believes younger HR leaders must do to rise to the top

The hunt for talent

The war for talent is an ongoing and frustrating challenge for HR leaders trying to find candidates with the skills they need to keep ahead of the competition. HRDC sat down with Emma Hunt, head of talent at Looka, who offered some compelling advice for ambitious HR professionals

CEO reveals HR's role in organizational structure

Annette Clayton serves as the chief executive officer & president of North America Operations for Schneider Electric


How can HR reengage a 'checked out' team?

'Reinforce belief in the team's ability to not only survive but ultimately thrive'

Can employees sue HR over bad references?

One element of defamation is the malice behind the employer's statements

Employer surprises staff with $10M in bonuses

One worker received a cheque of $270,000 in a special red envelope from the boss

Too busy to go on holiday? Canadians are putting in extra hours

Staff who render additional work spend a total of 33 hours on top of their usual load

Are bad managers costing your business?

Nearly 3 in 5 employees who quit do so because of a frustrating management


Which soft skill is most difficult to find during recruitment?