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Canadian Human Resources Metrics Benchmarking
Focus Area—Human Resources
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Spokesperson: Lauren Florko
Updated: January 14, 2022 | Français
Build and refine the best Human Resources (HR) practices for managing your teams.
You need to understand the current business environment, but you also need
to know what’s changing. Data from across Canadian industries and regions will help you see where you excel and
where you can grow. We crunch the numbers for you, and provide digestible information so you can make quick decisions.
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Over 200 organizations across Canada gave us the following key highlights:
Voluntary (or employee-initiated) turnover in 2020.
Involuntary (or employer-initiated) turnover in 2020.
Average employee is absent.
Sales generated per FTE, compared to a cost per FTE of $276,352 for total rewards.
Workforce that is female.
Workforce identified as being from racialized group (visible minority). 1.8% of the workforce is identified as indigenous.
Working people living with disabilites.
Workforce that is engaged.
Data pulled from our HR Metrics survey.
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COVID-19 and lockdowns in 2020 provided volatile conditions for employees and employers. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp contraction in economic activity in Canada. Roughly 3 million Canadians lost their employment in March and April 2020, and millions more worked reduced hours. The unemployment rate peaked at in May 2020 but recovered over the second half of that year as the economy tentatively reopened.
Data briefing | 12-min readJanuary 14, 2022
Watch for our updates on related HR topics. These monthly releases will break down information by region and industry:
In fiscal 2020, voluntary turnover was higher than expected, likely due to the unique stressors of COVID-19, early retirements, and talent shortages. The highest rates of voluntary turnover were seen at the management and professional job levels and in industries that provided scientific, professional, or technical services.
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December 3, 2021
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Our annual Labour Relations Outlook provides
organizations with an expert analysis of the labour market.
Informing labour leaders, management, and policy-makers about the
negotiating environment and the issues that will shape it.
experience | 8-min read
Updated: January 5, 2022
This yearly report is based on survey responses
from organizations operating in Canada, discussing how employers are
adapting to the labour market. Providing a reliable forecast for
Compensation and HR professionals across the country. To ensure that
they are able to secure the talent they need to succeed in an
increasingly competitive marketplace.
experience | 8-min
Updated: December 9, 2021
COVID-19 has shed new light on the importance of mental health
and wellness. Organizations,
and the programs they provide, play a pivotal role in supporting employees’
wellness through these tough
times. The Conference Board of Canada asked organizations across the country how
they’re managing employee
wellness through benefits for the largest group of their full-time workforce.
| 8-min read
February 2, 2021
There have been changes in the Canadian workforce, including the effects
of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations across the country have shared changes they are seeing
specifically around absences, turnovers, attraction, and retention. Here’s what we found.
Online experience | 3-min readFebruary 2, 2021
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