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SHRM Professor and SAS student co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

SHRM Professor and SAS student co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

School of Human Resources Management Professor Duygu Biricik Gulseren and School of Administrative Studies student Zanta Yee Fong, have published an article in Psychology Today titled, “Social-Media Content Creation and the Threat of Cyberaggression,” discussing their research on how content creators can be susceptible to cyberaggression. “Online content creation is a growing type of gig […]

Passings: Kenneth James McBey

Passings: Kenneth James McBey

Professor Kenneth James McBey passed away on June 22 at the age of 65. McBey was a faculty member at York University since 1989, first in the School of Administrative Studies, and later cross-appointed as a founding member of the School of Human Resource Management. He taught courses in human resources management, organizational behaviour, pedagogy and emergency […]

Prof. Gulseren co-authors article on employee well-being

Prof. Gulseren co-authors article on employee well-being

SHRM Professor Dugyu Birick Gulseren has co-written an article for Psychology Today, titled “Prioritizing Employee Wellness”.  The article delves into how to foster employee health and well-being in workplaces. The article explores the relationship between wellness and overall productivity of employees. “Wellness may seem like an individual concern at first glance; however, researchers argue for […]

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 […]