Boosting Financial Well-Being: It’s Not Just About Getting a Pay Increase

More than 80% of Canadians are concerned about their finances. This is a staggering statistic and is having a huge impact on employee preferences and the needs that they place on employers. With inflation at a 40-year high, a major indicator of soaring costs of living being problematic is the growing split between housing prices […]

Liking What You Do is the Key to Career Well-Being

It may sound cliche but “liking what you do at work is the key to maximizing your career well-being.” This is easier said than done because we all work in order to make a living, which allows us to enjoy our lives. Further, with inflation at a 30+ year high and costs of living soaring, […]

One Billion – People on Planet Earth Who Live With a Disability

1 billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, have a disability. In Canada, 1 in 5 (or 6.2 million) aged 15 years and over have one or more disabilities. An estimated 4 in 10 Canadians with disabilities have a severe or very severe disability. An estimated 59% of working-age adults with disabilities are employed […]

Leveraging Data to Drive Human Resources

This blog post title says it all, and we have seen it a lot during the past decade. Data, data, and more data. As an industry, human resources is not the most data-savvy — it’s fully recognized that this is a generalization, and the good news is that, we are trending in the right direction. […]

It’s FINALLY Time to Rethink How We Do Total Rewards

The Tech Talent Canada North conference made its official debut yesterday (October 18th) in Toronto, and ScaleHR Founder, Jeff Waldman, had the honour of leading a session with Amy Tailby – Senior Manager of Total Rewards at Benevity.  This break-out session was about rethinking how tech companies do total rewards. It’s a hot topic right […]

Employee Wellbeing & Wellness Matters More Than Ever Before

Employee wellbeing and wellness have been thrust into the limelight since the global COVID pandemic started 2+ years ago. Most organizations were forced to completely change how they operated their businesses; leveraging technology and placing a high degree of trust in their employees to work collaboratively, effectively and productively, while doing this remotely. Everything changed. […]

The Great Resignation & How Organizations Are Dealing With It

On August 16th, 2022, we ran our first-ever virtual ScaleHR Talks event, and we couldn’t have asked for a better partner in the TAP Network. Vancouver-based HR expert and leader, Charlyne Fothergill, teamed up with ScaleHR Founder Jeff Waldman to deep-dive into “The Great Resignation”, specifically what the data and research is telling us and […]

How Do We Support Fathers in the New Changing Workplace?

When we first experienced lockdowns due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, we saw a significant shift in who performed “domestic labour” tasks within families such as household-related chores (e.g. cleaning, cooking, laundry, etc…) and childcare. Traditionally, women spend much more time performing these tasks than men. Although, during lockdowns, we saw a significant increase in […]

Top 5 Things to Improve Candidate Experience

“Candidate experience” is a widely known term within the recruiting industry. It refers to how candidates perceive and interact with the recruitment and hiring process – interaction with a career site, job application method, screening methods, interviewing, and any other touchpoint a candidate may have with the hiring organization. There are many activities that take […]

Hire People For Their Mindset, Not Their Pedigrees

There’s been a longstanding debate about how we should be hiring people, specifically, what we should anchor our hiring decisions too? Is it the quality of their work experience? The amount of experience? The amount and type of degree? Past employers with name recognition (e.g. Google)? You can talk to any recruiter, hiring manager or […]