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Fall 2017 HR Trends Reports Released!

October 10, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: CPHR Saskatchewan
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We are excited to release both the Western Canada and Saskatchewan HR Trends Reports.  This survey wouldn’t be possible without the cooperation of our fellow CPHR Canada associations: CPHR BC & Yukon, CPHR Alberta, and CPHR Manitoba. #WeAreCPHR

Western Canada HR Trends

Download the infographic here

Read the full report here

Saskatchewan HR Trends

Download the full report here


Let’s look at the highlights:

  • Workforces are growing again – and salaries are, too
  • HR professionals across Western Canada are preparing for new hires. Organizations expecting a positive change in employment outnumber those expecting a decline by almost three-to-one. Salaries are expected to rise across all reporting sectors, and in all provinces in the report.
  • Opioids and marijuana are getting workplace attention
  • While a majority of organizations have a policy that sufficiently addresses alcohol, only a third of workplaces have one that addresses opioids and only 15% have one that addresses legalised marijuana. However, 30% of organizations are either creating or preparing to roll out a policy to address legalised marijuana.
  • New policies to address discrimination are on the radar
  • ‘Blind hiring’ – where names of applicants are hidden to remove bias during hiring – is being rolled out by employers. While only 3% of workplaces are either already practicing this or preparing to implement the policy, over a third of organizations are looking for data on the practice before adopting a similar policy.

CPHR Saskatchewan has commissioned in collaboration with Abingdon Public Opinion Research Firm to help fill the labour information void for its members and to discover industry benchmarks that can help human resources professionals make better talent management decisions. Access all of our research here.


Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan)
2106 Lorne Street / Regina, Sask. / S4P 2M5
tel. 306.522.0184 / fax. 306.522.1783 / email. info@cphrsk.ca

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