Ask the Expert – Absenteeism: are your employees sick, or just sick of being there?
Absenteeism: are your employees sick, or just sick of being there? Todd Nadeau, People First HR Services The most recent data from the Conference Board of Canada estimates that employee absenteeism cost Canadian companies $16.6 billion in 2012. Additionally, the average full-time Canadian worker was absent from work 9.3 days in 2011. That’s almost two […]
Learning the Language of Gender by Michael Embury van Wyk, People First HR Services Think about this: how often are you asked to select “male” or “female” on a standard form? Now, imagine that you do not identify yourself as being either of these options. This is the daily reality for people that don’t […]