Category: HR

[Podcast Part 2] Generation Z: An HR Manager’s Dream or Nightmare?

This is part 2 of a 2-part series. Globig and Mary Lemons - VP of Human Resources Solutions at Global Upside - focus on learning about Generation Z. Generation Z is the first truly global and digital workforce entering global job markets. Part 2 discusses the…

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[Podcast Part 1] Generation Z and the New Global Virtual Workforce

This is part 1 of a 2-part series. Globig and Mary Lemons - VP of Human Resources Solutions at Global Upside - focus on learning about Generation Z. Generation Z is the first truly global and digital workforce entering global job markets. Part 1 discusses the…

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British Columbia: Supreme Court Verdict Impacts Termination Clauses

The British Columbian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of employees being provided common law reasonable notice even if an employer terminates or retracts the offer before the employee starts working. In Buchanan vs. Introjunction Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1002, the court ruled that the plaintiff was…

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Think Twice Before Asking for Salary History

Wage inequality has been an hotly debated topic in the United States for longer than many realize. It has recently presented itself once again as a prominent issue in the wake of new equal-pay legislation and the public opinion surrounding it. An article…

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South Korea’s Minimum Hourly Wages Increase

The South Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor has raised the hourly minimum wage to 7,530 won ($6.64) for 2018, a spike from the current wage of 6,470 won per hour. This move is a significant step towards actualizing President Moon Jae-in’s goal…

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China’s Wages are Catching up to Europe

China’s median net salary is now equal to parts of Europe, and higher than some Eastern European countries, due to its new minimum wage standards. Factory workers in China are earning more than ever as average hourly wages have gone up a significant…

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Generation Z: The Next Workforce Frontier

Workplaces across the US are running into unprecedented issues in integrating multiple generations of employees into a cohesive work environment. Improved safety in the workplace; technological innovations in the fields of health and medicine; economic uncertainty; and stagnating wages have prompted employees to…

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Amid Protests, Brazil Passes Controversial Labor Reform Bill

On July 11, 2017, the Brazilian Senate gave its nod to the controversial labor reform bill. Given the countrywide protests by labor unions, it raised doubts if the bill would ever come into effect. However, in a dramatic turn of events, President Michel…

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Can My Team Work Remotely Around the World?

In today's market, your office can be pretty much anywhere you have internet access. This has led to employees "wanderlust", the strong, innate desire to rove and travel about. Mary Lemons our VP of Human Resources Solutions talks to Anke Corbin the Founder…

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India’s Maternity Benefit Bill, Good or Bad?

The day after International Women's Day - March 9th, 2017 - the Indian Parliament passed The Maternity Benefit Bill. As government workers are already allowed 26 weeks of maternity leave, this bill increases it from 12 to 26 weeks for the private sector. It…

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