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COVID-19: Protecting Your Employees and Business

by Spark Team Guidelines to help prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. As of March 1, 2020, there have been more than...

Disaster Preparedness: Planning Your Business’s Recovery

by Doug Bonderud Helpful steps and strategies here for preparing to survive and rebound after a disaster. No one wants to linger on thoughts of unforeseen natural or man-made disasters, but all companies are at risk when unpredictable...
Women Still Earn a Quarter Less Than Men in Canada

Women Still Earn a Quarter Less Than Men in Canada: ADP Canada

Differences in salary, bonuses and parental leave all contribute to a compensation gap. TORONTO, MARCH 5, 2020: A substantial compensation gap persists between men and women in Canada, according to a new study by Leger Research commissioned by...

Your Continuity Plan Should Include Alternative Payroll Options

by Ann C Logue It's important to have a plan in place to pay employees if a disaster strikes. Whether it's a bridge collapse that closes commuter routes, a regional power outage that shuts down operations or a flood that...

Crisis Management Plans: There’s Always Room for Improvement

by Bill Cushard What would your organization do if 'X Crisis' happened today? Time to make a plan. Crisis management plans are a necessary part of business continuity planning. They ensure organizations can continue operating under unexpected and difficult situations....

6 Clear Signs Your Employees Desperately Need Financial Wellness — and How to Help...

by Craig Cohen More businesses than ever are recognizing their need for a financial wellness benefit. Three out of five companies have reported they're already focused on workers' financial needs as a business goal, reports AON. However, many employers still lack...
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Why Comp-versations Matter: Communicating Compensation to Employees

Communicating compensation to employees strategically and managing access to real-time compensation data around your organization can yield significant business benefits.
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Peer-to-Peer Learning Can Help Employees Find Value

Firms face enormous pressure to remain competitive. One way this can be addressed is by creating a program for peer-to-peer learning in the workplace.
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5 Reasons Your Company Needs Backup Care Now

Backup care can be as important for your organization as it is your employees.