Problems related to the move from school to the working world are not new. RBC has just published a white paper with proposals by young people to facilitate this transition, which companies could use to inspire themselves to attract new graduates.
And do the public and private sectors resemble each other more than we like to believe? Is the public service really incapable of change? Do private enterprises call themselves into question as easily as they say? It’s these and many other questions that the book “Public employees, private employees, in the face of change” seeks to answer.
The sedentary lifestyle is still gaining ground even though the human body has a natural need of movement. At work, it’s difficult to be active unless employers give it a boost. The new report prepared by the Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care of the Conference Board of Canada and distributed jointly with ParticipACTION, “Moving Ahead: Workplace Interventions to Reduce Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour” gives precisely the keys for action companies need to help their employees be more active.
With the austerity cure imposed on Quebec’s universities, the temptation to seek funding from the business world will only become stronger. For corporations, allying themselves with universities is beneficial particularly as it will make them more innovative.
The scientific journal Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé (PISTES - Interdisciplinary perspectives on work and health) has just published a file on the relationship between health and work and the current determinants of life at work. What is health? And how is to be approached so that it’s not just discovering the harm that is likely to be suffered at work?
Didier Dubois and Émilie Pelletier tell us, in their new book called How to Build a Catchy Job Offer, tips and tricks for making your job offer attractive in order to reach not only candidates that are actively searching but also employees that are not motivated to switch jobs.
Taking climate change into account in risk management. A challenge for which companies must prepare and adapt for over the long term, according to the NRTEE (National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy). Focus on its last publication