There have been more than enough articles on how HR is trying to add strategic value, which are never fun to read. However, here is a breath of fresh news – the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) in Canada released a study showing that HR is viewed as a great partner and valued by the
Tower Watson did a quick flash survey that covers both the US and Canada, and provides some perspective on projected compensation increases and hiring plans. Over 40% of firms are looking to hire in professional and critical skills job families. Companies are still being conservative on basic roles (e.g. admin support) but definitely are starting
Quick and interesting article on the details behind recruiting overseas students. While the article is specifically around Canada’s efforts – there are definitely some interesting factoids for all readers.
Quick article on a comparative survey between 2005 and 2010 on the status of HR outsourcing in Canada. The bottom line is HR Administration Outsourcing is becoming more common. (The article).
Interesting article on Medical Tourism and the some potential impacts for Canada.