How much should HR cost?

For every full-time employee, Canadian organizations spend more than $1,000 on HR staff
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/09/2003

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anadian HR departments are running a little less lean this year than in 2001, suggests a recent survey.

The Conference Board of Canada surveyed more than 300 organizations about the size of their HR departments. “This year, organizations reported an average of 1.6 human resources staff per 100 employees, up from the average of 1.4 that has been reported consistently over the past few years,” states the report