Sarah Dobson

Sarah Dobson

A long-time journalist, Sarah Dobson is the editor of the Canadian HR Reporter group, which includes Canadian HR Reporter, Canadian Employment Law Today, and Canadian Labour Reporter.

Having been involved with these HR publications for 13 years, Sarah knows the readers well and is responsible for ensuring quality content and insightful coverage of the human resources industry. This includes topics such as mental health, employment law, performance management, recruitment, compensation, and corporate culture.

A graduate of Carleton University, Sarah has more than 20 years of experience in publishing, including several years working for Marketing Magazine at Rogers Communications. She is a dedicated writer and editor who works hard to produce trusted unbiased content that appeals to various stakeholders.

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There’s an app for that

Does Starbucks’ free subscription to a mental health app make sense?

There’s an app for that

Facebook targeting discriminatory job ads in Canada

Human rights commissions say they will ‘monitor changes closely’

Facebook targeting discriminatory job ads in Canada

Changing times call for changing benefits

Today’s employees are looking for more flexible work hours, work-life balance and mental health support, finds survey

Changing times call for changing benefits

'Social context' cited in sexual assault case

Says arbitrator focused on factors ‘that are not current with present-day analysis of sexual assault and inconsistent with the evolving attitudes of what is acceptable at work’

'Social context' cited in sexual assault case

HR priorities for year ahead

Annual predictions share common theme, but look back at 2019 helps with forecast for 2020

HR priorities for year ahead

Federal employers face new penalties

Non-compliant employers should prepare for monetary penalties, public naming in 2020

Federal employers face new penalties

Top CEO pay 227 times more than average worker pay: report

But data can be flawed, says alternate study highlighting skills required for top spot

Top CEO pay 227 times more than average worker pay: report

When exactly do you plan to retire?

It’s always at this time of year when we see a steady supply of new reports around retirement — and the news is rarely good.

When exactly do you plan to retire?

Arthritis impacting many workers

New suite of resources available to help employers better understand disease

Arthritis impacting many workers

Panel releases 39 recommendations around federal labour standards

Looks at federal minimum wage, ‘right to disconnect,’ non-standard workers

Panel releases 39 recommendations around federal labour standards