Human Resources Archives - Page 2

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, launched on Wednesday, is fully customizable and offers

Published on: October 23rd, 2020 Tom Li

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 the office, and according to IDC Canada’s Nigel Wallis,

Published on: October 1st, 2020 Alex Coop

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 tech in place to help them travel for business

Published on: August 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Ottawa cybersecurity firm slashes at least 20 jobs after U.S. company buys it

HelpSystems, a U.S. cybersecurity company, that recently bought Canada-based tech firm Titus has laid off 20 per cent of the acquired firm’s employees, according to the Ottawa Business Journal. Mike Devine, HealthSystem's vice-president

Published on: August 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Citrix calls Workspace a new platform for work

Working from home (WFH) has raised obvious challenges for employees – everyone has been facing them for months now. But less obvious issues have also been facing IT as pandemic-fuelled WFH continues. They

Published on: August 19th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Zoho launches BackToWork to help companies return to the office safely

Throughout the pandemic, Zoho has offered free or discounted software to help companies remain productive as their employees transitioned to working from home. Today, it's launching a mini-suite of products designed to help

Published on: August 5th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Consumers have never been more suspicious, but it’s also a great time for marketers to experiment, experts say

Discourse on social media is changing for everyday users and advertisers alike, and social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok continue to face scrutiny. The Facebook boycott and the trending #StopHateForProfit stems from

Published on: July 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Remote work exposes inequalities among Canadians, according to Stats Canada

Written by Catherin Morin   With the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting pivot to remote work, the ability to work from home or not has exposed social inequalities, according to a new study

Published on: June 12th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

The ‘new normal’ workplace calls for greater focus on employee well-being

Employers are increasingly looking for ways to help employees with the impact of isolation as they continue to work apart. IT teams are playing a bigger role in coming up with solutions. “The

Published on: June 5th, 2020 Jim Love

ServiceNow introduces four emergency response apps to help customers manage the COVID-19 pandemic

ServiceNow has released four emergency response apps to help public and private sector customers around the globe navigate COVID-19 crisis management, one of which has been developed and donated by the Washington State

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

SoftwareReviews unveils its 2020 Talent Management Emotional Footprint Award winners

Another list of critical software tools for the enterprise and other businesses was released by SoftwareReviews this week, this time focusing on talent management. SoftwareReviews - a division of Info-Tech Research Group -

Published on: February 26th, 2020 Buckley Smith

HR departments are far behind the digital transformation curve, according to survey

The human resources industry is way behind the curve in regards to digital transformation, according to a new study from McLean & Company, and one of its analysts says human resources should begin

Published on: February 7th, 2020 Buckley Smith

SoftwareReviews announces its top 3 human capital management solutions

SoftwareReviews - a division of Info-Tech Research Group - unveiled its top three human capital management solutions (HCM) based on customer reviews as part of its 2020 Human Capital Management (HCM) Software Data

Published on: January 14th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Not all options have been explored to tackle tech talent shortage, says VP of talent for Vancouver software firm

A looming shortage of Canadian tech talent has forced businesses to refine their hiring processes, but at least one expert says several stones remain unturned. One method that Kathy Enros, the vice-president of

Published on: January 6th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Canadian businesses are doing a poor job helping employees travel safely and effectively, says new study

Traveling for work is often stressful for employees, but a recent global survey of business travelers by SAP Concur dug a little deeper into the personal safety concerns, and the frustrations around ineffective

Published on: November 22nd, 2019 Pragya Sehgal