The Ontario government will be amending its Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995,referred to as the “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017” (“Bill 148”). The following are a few of the proposed changes. It will be taking into effect on January 2018: Vacation Entitlement Increase: Minimum vacation entitlement for workers would […]
Social media began as a source of connecting with long lost friends, however recently it has also become a place where organizations are finding potential employees. According to the article, McDonald’s is planning to hire thousands of workers using Snapchat, looks at how McDonald is using social media tool, Snapchat, to hire employees. The organization […]
Most of us feel that career progression is upwards. However, lateral moves can be a stepping stone to one’s career. In a lateral move, an employee moves to an equivalent role in an organization or another organization, usually with a similar salary range and a job title at the same level. The employee’s job responsibilities can change […]
On January 1st, 2017 organizations with between 1 and 49 employees must ensure the following requirements are satisfied: Documents provided to the public must be accessible when asked; and, Employment practices (i.e. how you hire, retain, and promote) must be accessible.
Everyone has a point in their life where they want to quit their job. Based on the recent HBR article, Why People Quit Their Jobs looks at why employees leave their jobs. Typically they don’t like their boss, don’t see opportunities for promotion or growth, or are offered a better pay. With the popularity of social […]
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a master’s degree in business administration. Most programs teach students to be successful in the corporate world. These programs have become so popular that students who have graduated from undergraduate immediately apply for MBA schools. This is with the hope of getting more job opportunities. However, “MBA” […]
Work Life Balance is a great idea on paper. With the advancement of technology , 8-hour workday has become stretched. We are focusing more on our careers than our families or personal lives. According to the May 20, 2016 Globe and Mail article, ‘Can we do the work without killing ourselves?’ Ad executive enforces shorter […]