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

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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Labour relations outlook 2020

Organizations are at their strongest when they understand what can be expected at the bargaining table. This report outlines employers’ and unions’ key priorities going into negotiations for 2020. It provides an outlook on the top issues parties will bring to the table, and suggests ways in which unions and employers can work together to face upcoming challenges head-on. .

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Compen­sation Planning Outlook 2020

This benchmarking report provides the most up-to-date data, essential for any organization looking to secure the talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Based on the insights gleaned from hundreds of organizations who participated in the 2020 Compensation Planning Outlook Survey.

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Working through COVID‑19

Pay premiums survey

As COVID-19 spreads, some Canadians—especially essential and front-line employees—must still go to work at a physical workplace. How are their organizations supporting them?

Survey

Working through COVID-19

Remote work policies and compensation survey

The spread of the novel coronavirus disease is changing the nature of work. For many Canadians, it’s also changing how they get paid. As businesses adapt to physical distancing, how are Canada’s workers—especially those who cannot do their jobs remotely—being supported by their organizations?

Survey

Using evidence for better informed decisions: Resources for Canadian human resource leaders

A playbook to help senior human resources leaders—and their teams—understand the value of using evidence to make decisions in the age of digital HR. Learn how HR can generate and use evidence—including HR analytics—to support decision-making across the whole organization.

Report and Curriculum

Upcoming events

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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Custom Research

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

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