Articles by Maud Laurent

By the numbers

Employers lack real workplace wellness strategies

According to a study by Buck Consultants, only 30% of Canadian employers are measuring the outcomes of their wellness plans.


Oddly enough

Canadian employees distracted by major sporting events

A recent Office Team poll reveals that the Stanley Cup is distracting some Canadian workers on the job.


Interview

“Interpersonal relations are just as important as technical skills.”

On average, Canadian managers spend 16% of their time—or two months a year—intervening in employee disputes. Here is Robert Half and Accountemps Branch Manager Natacha Tougas’s take on the situation.


Good to know

How good are you at aligning corporate strategy with employee productivity?

The key findings of a global study by SuccessFactors and Accenture of 430 senior managers in enterprise firms of at least 3,000 employees are that companies are failing to monitor, motivate and retain their workforce.


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