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Prof. Jelena Zikic discusses career sacrifices as an outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof. Jelena Zikic discusses career sacrifices as an outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic

SHRM Associate Professor, Jelena Zikic, wrote an article for The Globe and Mail titled, “Career sacrifice, especially during a pandemic, is never easy. Here’s how to make that decision”, discussing how pandemic measures have affected career aspirations and life outside of work. “Many individuals have had to give up certain aspects of their careers or […]

Prof. Souha Ezzedeen featured in article discussing pet-friendly workplaces

Prof. Souha Ezzedeen featured in article discussing pet-friendly workplaces

SHRM Associate Professor Souha Ezzedeen was featured in an article for The Toronto Star, “Dogs in the office? Paw-sible. Pet ownership soared during the pandemic and workplaces are responding to changing employee needs", where she discussed companies creating pet-friendly spaces for employees that are experiencing separation anxiety. “There are different ways to be pet-friendly. It […]

Professor Pike will be panelist at upcoming international seminar on May 4, 2022

Professor Pike will be panelist at upcoming international seminar on May 4, 2022

SHRM Assistant Professor Kelly Pike will be participating in an international seminar, “Improving Working Conditions in Supply Chains”, on May 4, 2022 from 9 a.m. EST.   The talk, facilitated by the International Labour Organization, Office For the United States & Canada and the Bush School of Government and Public Service in Washington D.C., will […]

BHRM alumna named as one of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

BHRM alumna named as one of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

York University has announced its list of Top 30 Alumni Under 30. The remarkable group of civically engaged young leaders are tackling complex societal challenges in a world facing a convergence of unprecedented trials, all before the age of 30. School of Human Resources Management alumna, Emily Durham (BHRM ’17), was named in this year’s […]

Prof. Souha Ezzedeen featured in articles on return-to-work concerns

Prof. Souha Ezzedeen featured in articles on return-to-work concerns

SHRM Associate Professor Souha Ezzedeen was featured in an article for the Toronto Star, “Friction over the return to work is settling on a hated aspect of office life: getting there”, where she discussed how evolving aspects of work, including commuting, can be seen as a “Great Renegotiation” between employees and employers. “All this amount […]

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node, a York University program, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees is pleased to welcome Brien Convery, Director Talent Acquisitions and Employee Experience, Aecon Group Inc., for its inaugural Office Hour talk, “Networking for Success” on March 29, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Convery’s talk will equip you with knowledge on how to: […]

Professor Doorey discusses Uber’s agreement with UFCW union and its effect on gig economy employees

Professor Doorey discusses Uber’s agreement with UFCW union and its effect on gig economy employees

SHRM Associate Professor David Doorey was quoted in the Toronto Star article, “A union signed a deal with Uber- but drivers have Questions. Inside the messy battle for the gig economy.” The article explores how unionizing will affect Uber drivers and what the implications of unionizing could be down the line. “It’s a bad look […]

SHRM professors co-author article published in Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations journal

SHRM professors co-author article published in Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations journal

SHRM PhD alumnus and professor Mahbub Alam co-authored an article in the Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations journal with SHRM professors Parbudyal Singh and Kelly Pike. The journal is a bilingual quarterly review published by the Industrial Relations Department at Université Laval. In the article, titled, “The Post-Rana Plaza Regime: Multi-level labour regulation in Bangladesh’s RMG sector”, […]

Prof. Souha R. Ezzedeen discusses the potential of results-only workplaces

Prof. Souha R. Ezzedeen discusses the potential of results-only workplaces

SHRM Associate Professor Souha R. Ezzedeen, was interviewed in an article for CBC Radio, “Forget 9 to 5. These experts say the time has come for the results-only work environment”, that suggests the pandemic readied the world for HR options in the workplace that give employees more choice. "It is a lot more feasible, possible, […]

Prof. Jelena Zikic discusses how skilled newcomers can maximize job-hunting

Prof. Jelena Zikic discusses how skilled newcomers can maximize job-hunting

SHRM Associate Professor, Jelena Zikic, has co-authored an article in The Conversation discussing how newcomers can continue to grow their careers when the immigrate. Titled, “How skilled newcomers can stave off major career sacrifices when job-seeking”, the article takes a deep dive into common problems immigrants face, including family-life balance and sacrificing career goals to […]