With the background of an improving labour market, half of companies have had a higher employee turnover than last year. Three quarters of them also expect to see even more departures. This was revealed by a survey conducted by OI Partners-Feldman Daxon Partners among 153 North American companies.
Volumes of relocations increased in 2012, incentive measures to convince employees to relocate... The trend towards company relocation is being confirmed around the world, according to a survey conducted by Atlas Van Lines, moving specialist.
Hydrogen, an international recruitment firm, interviewed 2,146 people in 90 countries about their motivations to go abroad to work. Result: career opportunities, attractiveness for a new experience and the financial potential justifies workers' movements around the world. Overview of the major trends of the study.
The latest global Workmonitor survey by Randstad has revealed the need for diversity and gender equity among employees in Canada and more generally worldwide. However, women often remain in the minority in managerial positions and are sometimes less accepted than men.
Canadian companies counted 221,000 unfilled jobs in December 2012, according to a recent report from Statistics Canada on job openings. The figure has remained stable compared to the end of 2011. For each open job, there were at the same time 5.7 people unemployed. This ratio is very close to that of December 2011 (5.8).
The balance between personal and professional life is the number one priority for 56% of employees worldwide. New technologies are playing a vital role but are a double-edged sword. This is what was found by the “Define success – Your approach” survey, conducted by Accenture among 4,100 people in 33 countries.
Most Canadians intend to save for their retirement this year, according to a recent survey conducted across the country by CIBC. Despite these good intentions, according to the numbers noted by the bank in previous years, most of them won't.
The recent Global Workmonitor survey on employees’ expectations, conducted by Randstad, reveals a climate of confidence among Canadian employees. Hanna Vineberg, Vice President of Central Ontario at Randstad Canada, believes that this confidence will encourage them to invest more for themselves and their company. The numbers nonetheless show a contrast between employees and reality...