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Temporary remote work becomes a permanent option for Deloitte’s U.K. employees

Delloite is allowing its 20,000 UK employees to work however they want to

First Canadian Pride in IT event attracts top speakers

Author and diversity and inclusion strategist Lily Zheng will kick off ITWC’s inaugural LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT event during Pride Week on June 23. Zheng,...

Amazon delays Prime Day in Canada and India due to COVID outbreaks at fulfillment centres

Amazon is putting a hold on its Prime Day marketing event in Canada due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks at its facilities in Ontario's Peel...

Sage study says increase of employee burnout will hurt 2021 revenues

Forty-two per cent of Canadian business leaders believe dampened employee morale and potential increase of burnout amid the pandemic will negatively impact their revenues for the remainder of 2021, according to a new study 2021 Forward Together from Sage Canada. 

Report: Nearly 60% of U.S. HR pros considering Canada for expansion

Despite persistent North American border closures since the onset of the pandemic, Canada remains of particular interest to U.S. employers, according to a recent...

Cohort of 80 Canadian firms announce AI-powered certification to improve workplace diversity and inclusion

Toronto-based diversity & inclusion data and consulting company Diversio announced the inaugural cohort of over 80 Diversio-certified Canadian companies at a press conference co-hosted by City of Toronto Mayor John Tory today. 

Canada’s first LGBTQ2S+ IT-focused celebration launches during Pride Week

For the first time in Canada, the IT accomplishments and talent in Canada’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) community will be showcased...

Breaking down men’s ‘easier path’ up the corporate ladder

Paul Harrietha says that early in their careers, when he and his wife were both in the consulting field and working their way up,...

Why payroll security should be handled by the cloud in the new normal

Companies have been hesitant to shift certain workloads to the cloud. Payroll, for instance, has largely been kept on-premises. Only a quarter of small...

Robots may replace managers in several industries, according to new study

A new Statistics Canada study suggests that since the mid-90s, manager headcounts have decreased more often than not, while non-managerial employee headcounts have increased...

As deadline looms, expert says businesses are ‘just starting’ to take digital accessibility more seriously

Canadian businesses face a January 1, 2021 deadline to make all internet websites and web content more accessible, and experts are urging Canadian businesses...

IBM Canada president says achieving healthy work-life balance in hybrid work environment ‘remains to be seen’

With files from Pragya Sehgal    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a sense of urgency around digital transformation, leading to previously stonewalled projects getting greenlit and...

Telus launches Espri mental health app with a focus on frontline workers

Telus has launched a new mental health app for Canadian frontline workers to help reduce stress, prevent burnout, and upkeep mental wellness. Telus’ Espri app,...

IDC Canada survey: Digital thermometer checkpoints more popular than contact tracing among businesses

A sudden rise in infection rates across Canada - but mainly in Ontario - has forced businesses to rethink their plans to return to...

Canadian business travellers view mobile check-ins as most important feature for future travel

More than half of Canadian business travellers say they have positive feelings about travelling again once COVID restrictions are lifted, provided there is effective...

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