Human Resources

This $1.5 billion tech company you've never heard of has insane perks including massage therapists, a pool, and woodside yoga

• <b>SAS is a software company based in Cary, North Carolina.</b>• <b><br>Its 900-acre campus offers a ton of amenities and perks.</b>• <b><br>Take a look inside.</b><p>Imagine you got to work in a village-sized campus with your nearly 6,000 coworkers. Some of your company's perks included a soccer field, daycare, tons of beautiful …

The Workplace

You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead

According to a recent study of young executives by HubSpot, one in two people say that they need to improve their work-life balance.<p>One in two people …

Work-life Balance

How to design an office where people actually want to work

Every company has reason to reevaluate their office layout from time to time.<p>From accommodating growth through office expansion to remodeling your …

The Workplace

Quebec Radio Star and Producer On Leave Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Quebec producer Éric Salvail put his career on indefinite hiatus Thursday, after apologizing and admitting that he has committed sexual misconduct …

Feminism

More workplaces are encouraging mental health days—here’s why

This past summer, Madalyn Parker, a web developer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, needed a couple of days off to focus on her mental health. So, in an email …

Mental Health

Portland’s SureID sells fingerprinting services business to Sterling Talent, plans to rebrand

After losing a federal contract earlier this year, SureID is now searching for a new identify, selling its namesake technology to Sterling Talent …

Science

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

The Workplace

5 Ways to Improve Company Culture Through Office Design

A few easy changes can make all the difference.<p>Most employees spend at least 40 hours a week at work. In many cases, that number is much higher, so it's especially important to ensure employees are comfortable in their workspaces. Happy employees are more productive -- by more than 30 percent, …

The Workplace

The Secret Behind Happy and Productive Companies

This is not the stuff of career fairy tales -- this kind of workplace actually exists.<p>Morale is high and you are getting more done than you ever have before. The company you work for is growing fast and hiring exceptional talent. Is this the stuff of career fairy tales? Nope -- this kind of …

The Workplace

A new law prohibiting employers from inquiring about a candidate’s salary will shake up Wall Street recruitment

• <b>On Halloween this year a new law takes effect in New York City prohibiting employers from inquiring about a candidate’s salary history during the hiring process.</b>• <b><br>It will move the spotlight away from a too-basic metric—compensation—and shine it on the most profound elements of long-term value for an</b> …

Markets

Outsourcing HR Can Optimize Costs, Improve Performance

BCBusiness + Ayming<p>Consultants can create cost-effective solutions for the health of the entire company<p>Christy Grant, senior consultant, HR …

Employment

HR Technology Trends to Watch

A new era for people management<p>As a people function, it’s arguable that HR’s aim would always focus on getting the best from an organisation’s …

Employee Engagement

How to say no without feeling guilty: 6 secrets from experts

They’re asking you for something. And you feel like if you say no, they’re going to hate you. So you’re tempted to say yes, even though you don’t …

The Workplace

The Ancillary Advantages Of Employing A Remote Workforce

There have been numerous articles and blogs written about the advantages of working remotely — both for employers and employees. According to a recent Gallup survey (registration required) of 15,000 employees, 43% said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016, an increase of 4% since …

The Workplace

Work-Life Balance Epidemic?

Most people recognize the importance of work-life balance, or work-life integration as it should more aptly be called, in healthy and productive work – work hard, play hard. And despite the cries of talent shortages in many industries, challenges in recruiting Millennials, and leader …

The Workplace

Are you in one of the most chronically underpaid, high-paying jobs in America?

Feeling like you’re not being paid what you’re worth? Chances are, you’re probably not.<p>The average U.S. employee could be making $7,528, or 13.3%, …

The Workplace

Global Freelance Economy Lures Workers With Average Pay Of $19 An Hour

The global average hourly rate for freelancers is $19, according to a new survey by the international payments platform Payoneer.<p>With more freelancers in emerging markets joining the freelance economy, the average hourly rate has declined from $21 in a 2014/2015 survey. Recent research by Oxford …

Entrepreneurship

Why This Is the Best Year to Work Holiday Retail

For holiday job-seekers, Christmas is coming early this year. With a national unemployment rate of 4.2 percent, experts are predicting a hot job market for seasonal hiring, and holiday part-timers might score the biggest bonus of all once the seasonal frenzy wraps up: A permanent gig.<p>“We do see a …

Business

Phishing Attacks: Which Departments Are Most at Risk?

Phishing continues to be a lucrative form of attack, and attackers are finding some departments to be more attractive than others. Here is a look at …

Cybersecurity

#SGID17: What We Learned About Future-Proofing the Workplace

We kicked off #SGID17 bright and early this year with two discussion sessions dedicated to workplace design. Over breakfast at the Curated Space at …

The Workplace

Low pay, no bonus: US retailers struggle with hiring

U.S. retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to hire employees for stores and for middle and higher management as low pay and a feeling of …

J.C. Penney

AI is changing the hiring process, but will never replace recruiters

Work matters. Next to family and health, work is often the most important thing in an individual’s life. It provides a livelihood, is an outlet for passion, and drives purpose and happiness. Few decisions have a greater impact on the shape of our lives than our career choices.<p>But finding the right …

Employment

Scottish Survivor Groups Encourage All Survivors of Abuse in Care to Take Part in a Milestone Consultation

<b>With half of social workers intending to leave their jobs soon, BASW and SWU launch ‘Respect for Social Work’: the campaign for professional working</b> …

Social Work

New report shows compelling reasons to decriminalise sex work

We recently studied the health and safety of sex workers in Western Australia. While such a study was conducted in 2007, we were interested to see if …

The Workplace

Tech workers worry about age discrimination at age 40: Study

On the heels of research that found your chances of getting hired in Silicon Valley plummet after the age of 48, a new study has found that nearly …

The Workplace

The Family Medical Leave Act Explained for Businesses

What is the Family Medical Leave Act? What is its purpose?<p>The <b>Family Medical Leave Act</b> was signed into law in 1993 to balance needs of employers and …

Health Care

Killing Your Performance Rankings? How to Ensure Success

<i>By David Rock and Beth Jones</i><p>Source: Fanatic Studio / Alamy<p>In 2014, Cigna decided to rethink its performance management philosophy and process, after …

Employment

Harford Sheriff's Office names two wounded during workplace shooting in Edgewood

Enoc Villegas Sosa, 38, and Jose Roberto Flores Gillen, 37, were named Thursday by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office as the two people wounded in …

Crime

Anscor sells US medical staffing business

Holding firm A. Soriano Corp. has raised $36.85 million from the sale of its US healthcare staffing business under Cirrus Holdings.<p>In a disclosure to …

Philippines

Friday's letters: These film makers are fiscally responsible

<b>Re. “TV, film program lacked oversight: auditor general,” Oct. 13</b>As a documentary filmmaker and chair of the Alberta Chapter of the Documentary …

Canadian News