Human Resources Archives - Page 2

Trump making U.S. job seekers increasingly consider working in Canada

Canada is no stranger to the controversial Trump administration, and it will likely feel its effects for years to come, particularly when it comes to jobs. New research from career marketplace Hired shows

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Why Canada’s Kinross Gold uses SAP to coordinate its HR operations across four continents

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Larry Duong arrived at Kinross Gold Corp. knowing the benefits of digital transformation first-hand. As a workforce and human resources information system (HRIS) manager for document destruction firm Shred-it

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Everyone wants to work for tech companies (and Disney), SurveyMonkey finds

Tech has long enjoyed an employee-friendly reputation - and according to a new survey by the "People Powered Data platform"-harnessing researchers at SurveyMonkey, its only real competition is the Mouse House. In fact,

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Diverse teams need influence to surpass homogenous ones, Uber’s strategy head says

LAS VEGAS, NV. - First Frances Frei told the audience the economy was in their hands. Then she started talking about toilets. The Harvard professor and senior vice president of leadership and strategy

Published on: September 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the makers of Gorilla Glass used SuccessFactors to modernize their HR operations

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Chances are you haven't heard of Corning Inc. But you're definitely familiar with their products. The Corning, N.Y.-based industrial glass and ceramic manufacturer's best-known product, Gorilla Glass, is incorporated

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile integral to SuccessFactors’ reinvention, SAP executive says

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Mobile technology, illustrated by a recent Apple Inc.-assisted redesign of its signature SuccessFactors platform, will be integral to SAP SE's efforts to digitally transform human resources going forward, one

Published on: August 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian startups are noticing U.S. headlines about sexism in tech – but will they take action?

Dave McClure was always known for having a potty mouth. So when he took the stage for a Q&A at Montreal Startup Fest in July 2016, event founder Philippe Telio jokingly asked him

Published on: August 30th, 2017 Christine Wong

How Softchoice uses office design to maximize employee collaboration

Something is missing from the new 25,000 square-foot addition to solution provider and CDN Top 100 winner Softchoice's Toronto headquarters. It has no individual offices. Not one. Incorporating offices would have been antithetical

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Average tech giant employee stays fewer than two years, Paysa finds

You might think workers in the tech industry would consider a job with Apple Inc. or Google Inc. the holy grail of their field, but an analysis of turnover at Silicon Valley's top

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

High-volume hiring just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new LinkedIn tool

LinkedIn has unveiled a new tool that would make hiring many people at once easier. The social media platform has launched Pipeline Builder, which “identifies, engages, and generates interest" from professionals on its

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new TV platform, Google’s sexist engineer breaks his silence

Facebook’s launching its own television platform, the former Google engineer behind last week’s viral memo gives an interview, and Canada is officially the top destination for U.S. tech workers fleeing Trump. On Wednesday

Published on: August 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google engineer that wrote sexist memo is fired: Bloomberg

After writing a 10-page memo that depicted Google Inc.'s approach to a diverse culture as an "echo chamber" that "fosters the most extreme and authoritarian elements," senior software engineer James Damore has been

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Great HR practices cross sectors, Indeed Canada head says

Given tech's reputation as an employee-friendly industry, we'll admit to being surprised that only one entry on Indeed.com's list of Canada's top 25 employers was a bona fide tech company. (IBM Corp., which

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Which industries are attracting and repelling millennials?

Millennials ain’t your average generation. Those born between 1980 and 1996 (although the exact age group ranges depending on who you ask) have been called everything from lazy to narcissistic to serial job-hoppers,

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs