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35th Annual Trends in Human Resources survey

Morneau Shepell’s annual Trends in Human Resources survey canvasses Canadian employers on what they are planning for the coming year, and asks HR Leaders about the opportunities and challenges they face. This year’s survey suggests they are cautiously optimistic about the coming year, and are focused on building high performing and resilient workforces. Highlights of [...]

Harrassment and Violence in the Workplace: See it for What it is

It’s Sunday night and Maia is dreading her Monday morning and a supervisor who makes a habit of intimidating and humiliating her in front of her coworkers. This type of harassment plays out for many workers and is an issue that often goes unreported. The harm caused by workplace harassment and violence can affect and [...]

Workplaces are Implementing the National Standard for Mental Health

Toronto, ON – In the last decade, fewer Canadians describe their workplace as being one that is psychologically unhealthy and unsafe, according to newly-released research. The landmark Ipsos poll of psychological health and safety in Canadian workplaces was commissioned by the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace and surveyed over 5,000 employees and [...]

Case Findings Research Project Findings 2014 to 2017

This year, more than seven and a half million people in Canada will likely face one of the common mental illnesses – that is more than the population of our 13 capital cities combined. The economy pays an associated price tag of more than $50 billion per year. Sadly, mental illness often strikes young adults in their [...]

High Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be punished when you make a mistake. Studies show that psychological safety [...]