Human Resources

The Conference Board of Canada is a trusted source of evidence-based human capital research and development. Through a combination of timely and relevant data, insights, trends, analysis and peer-to-peer learning, we help leaders enhance their organizations’ strategic and competitive position as they develop and execute HR plans—and build the future of our country.

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Recent Reports

Working through COVID‑19

Remote work support survey

COVID-19 is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. Will employers keep their employees working remotely? And will remote workers be on the hook for home office expenses?

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Working through COVID‑19

Return to work survey

As provinces move to ease restrictions, Canadian organizations must consider a return of their employees to physical workplaces. With COVID-19 still active, what will this shift look like, and how prepared are employers for the risks? How will this impact working arrangements in the long term?

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Working through COVID‑19

Pay planning survey

As COVID-19 distancing—and budgeting—measures continue, many HR leaders are re-evaluating the status of upcoming salary increases and short-term incentive payouts.

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Working through COVID‑19

Vacation policies survey

Summer is typically prime vacation time. Will it be this year? With nowhere to go and travel restrictions still in effect, employees may be less motivated to use their vacation in the coming months.

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Working through COVID‑19

Employee benefits survey

As COVID-19 distancing measures continue into the year, Canadian organizations are exploring ways to reduce any overhead they can. How is this affecting employee benefits coverage?

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Working through COVID‑19

Family responsibilities survey

As COVID-19 continues to shift the daily rhythms of Canadian households, millions of Canadians are feeling the pinch to balance competing demands of work and family. What are their employers doing to help?

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Upcoming events

Cultivating a Civil, Respectful and Safe Workplace

At the onset of the pandemic, nearly 5 million Canadians began working from home. Employers faced many challenges navigating this new world, including the rapid shift to remote workforces or maintaining employees on site. Now, more than ever, it is the responsibility of all employers to ensure that employees have a psychologically safe work environment.

Webinar
October 8, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EST

Compensation Planning Outlook Webinar for 2021

Each year, the Conference Board’s Compensation Planning Outlook provides a reliable forecast for Compensation and HR professionals across the country. This look at the pay environment coupled with expert interpretation of original research is essential for any organization looking to ensure that they are able to secure the talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Webinar  |  October 21, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

Better Workplace Virtual Conference

The Better Workplace Conference 2020 will bring together thought leadership, case studies, and engaging discussions to address unique challenges and opportunities that are emerging for Canadian organizations.

Conference
October 26–30, 2020  |  Virtual

Mental Health in the Capital 2021

Disability claims for mental health issues have become a top concern for Canadian employers. Organizations have adopted mental wellness strategies to help employees thrive and to protect psychological safety … but how effective are these strategies?

Conference
March 30–31, 2021  |  Ottawa

Featured Researcher

Monica Haberl

Senior Research Associate & Network Manager

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Human capital is an important investment. Stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly changing world.

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