How will the pandemic-induced ‘YOLO economy’ hit Canada? Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Postpandemic, many millennials will have a wad of cash in their pockets and be fired up for life’s adventures, rather than the drudgery of the 9 to 5, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, May 4, 2021 YOLO – You Only Live Once! It is a bit of a millennial motto,… Continue reading How will the pandemic-induced ‘YOLO economy’ hit Canada? Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Office-less companies risk alienating Gen Z: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

In all, balancing generational needs highlights what a pivotal time this is for organizations crafting human-resources plans for the postpandemic future, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, April 13, 2021 Ah, that first job after graduation. You get your offer, hopefully in a fun new city, find a place to… Continue reading Office-less companies risk alienating Gen Z: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Beware the bullwhip effect as the economy springs back to life: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

The bullwhip effect may be in force as it does, but that can be tempered with a lot less economic pain than we endured as we slid down the first part of the V, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail. By Linda Nazareth, March 25, 2021 Will mismatch between supply and demand eat… Continue reading Beware the bullwhip effect as the economy springs back to life: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

A dire forecast for today’s graduates demands urgent action from policy makers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

It would be naive, however, to think the pandemic will just stop and the economy power back up to where it was before, especially for today’s graduates, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, February 16, 2021 If you start your career during the pandemic, are you doomed to a life… Continue reading A dire forecast for today’s graduates demands urgent action from policy makers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Women’s employment took a hard hit from COVID-19 – but hope is on the horizon post-pandemic: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

COVID-19 has affected the population unequally, hitting already marginalized groups harder – and the same is true for the labour market, although there are signs of hope on the horizon, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, February 1st, 2021 COVID-19 has affected the population unequally, hitting already marginalized groups harder… Continue reading Women’s employment took a hard hit from COVID-19 – but hope is on the horizon post-pandemic: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

The future of the post-pandemic labour market: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

There is reason to believe that even when the lights turn back on in the global economy, too much will have changed for things to simply go back to ‘normal’, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, Janaury 4th, 2021 The pandemic wreaked havoc with Canadian employment in 2020, but have… Continue reading The future of the post-pandemic labour market: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

The ‘K-shaped’ recovery won’t be kind to Canada’s older workers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

At the end of the day, however, the thing that will improve the prospects for older workers is the same thing that will improve them for younger ones, namely a robust and growing economy, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail By Linda Nazareth, December 14, 2020 As if the pandemic hasn’t thrown enough… Continue reading The ‘K-shaped’ recovery won’t be kind to Canada’s older workers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

A tax on remote workers would do more harm than good: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Putting a tax on workers outside of the office will inevitably mean fewer will be able to do so, at a cost to them, their employers and potentially the larger economy, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail. By Linda Nazareth, November 19, 2020 Concern that automation will displace many low-wage workers as clever… Continue reading A tax on remote workers would do more harm than good: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

A double disruption is hitting our labour market and much of the burden will fall on workers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Some measure of work security can perhaps be salvaged once we acknowledge the disruption happening around us and make a commitment to deal with the changes, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, November 9, 2020 A double disruption is hitting the labour market, and without concentrated efforts to avoid it,… Continue reading A double disruption is hitting our labour market and much of the burden will fall on workers: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

As work goes remote, the whole world may soon compete for your job: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail

Since the pandemic has now forced many companies to figure out how to manage remote and hybrid workers, how much of a leap will it be to start recruiting them from anywhere?, writes Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail.  By Linda Nazareth, October 14, 2020 Great news, the world has suddenly opened up as… Continue reading As work goes remote, the whole world may soon compete for your job: Linda Nazareth in the Globe and Mail