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Compen­sation Planning Outlook Survey 2023

Each year, the Conference Board’s Compensation Planning Outlook delivers a trusted forecast for Canadian compensation and HR professionals. This report provides organizations with compensation and total rewards data that allow them to benchmark with other companies across the country. These data can reveal insights into compensation trends, allowing organizations to remain competitive and able to attract, recruit, and retain talent amid nationwide labour shortages.

Online experience  |  8-min read
Deadline: June 20, 2022
Focus Area—Human Resources

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No Signs of Slowing: Year-Over-Year CPI Growth Rises to 6.8 Per Cent in April

Headline inflation figures will likely ease as “base effects” wane this year. Year-over-year inflation slipped outside of the Bank of Canada’s range in April last year, when it reached 3.4 per cent. As inflation has only continued to grow since then, the year-over-year comparisons to last year’s high inflation months will be less extreme. However, monthly price growth is likely to remain strong.

Quick Take  |  2-min read
May 18, 2022
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

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Canadian Human Resources Metrics Benchmarking

Build and refine your Human Resources (HR) practices for managing your teams. Understand the current business environment, and know what’s changing. Our data from across Canadian industries and regions will help you see where you excel and where you can grow.

Online experience  |  8-min read
May 18, 2022
Focus Area—Human Resources

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Parallel Paths, Unique Challenges

Entrepreneurship has long been seen as one of the main wellsprings of economic growth and national prosperity. Yet new business ventures today are still much more likely to be led by men than by women. Understanding why differences in participation persist in this area is critical to devising better policies. A stronger understanding is also an important means of educating financial professionals on the approaches taken by men and women so that access to capital is not skewed by misperceptions or bias.

Impact paper  |  27-min read
March 30, 2022
Focus Area—Inclusion

Future Skills Centre Research

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Career Able: Job Transitions for Canadians With Disabilities

Everyone needs career options, including people with disabilities. The Conference Board of Canada, on behalf of the Future Skills Centre, is leading a study to support the job transitions of people with disabilities. The study aims to promote labour market retention and career mobility for this equity-deserving group.

Online experience  |  8-min read
May 16, 2022
Focus Area—Inclusion
Partner—Future Skills Centre

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Digital Skills for a Future-Ready World

Our world has become more and more digital in recent decades. Prior to the pandemic, the pace of digitalization was consistently increasing with the non-stop introduction of new digital tools and technologies. The pandemic hit, and that pace accelerated even more.

Online experience  |  8-min read
May 11, 2022
Focus Area—Education & Skills
Partner—Future Skills Centre

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Finance and Management Skills for Economic Reconciliation

To shape Canada’s economy in partnership with Indigenous people, we need to understand how a dynamic new generation of Indigenous professionals can take the lead in managing their communities’ unique corporate services. Indigenous skilled labour is critical to realizing a new vision of economic reconciliation where First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities control their economic futures.

Online experience  |  8-min read
April 27, 2022
Focus Area—Indigenous & Northern Communities
Partner—Future Skills Centre