More companies are trying out the four-day work week to recruit and retain talent. Whether it’s just for the summer, or over the long term, some experts say a shortened work week can give workers more work-life balance and be just as productive for employers.
In a keynote address and moderated conversation at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, global strategy advisor and best-selling author Dr. Parag Khanna explains why he believes an ‘all-out war’ for young, talented workers is ‘just getting warmed up.’
The future of work is full of unknowns, but Zabeen Hirji, Executive Advisor, Future of Work at Deloitte Canada, and former Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC, has ideas for how we can all navigate the constantly changing labour landscape.
Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.