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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Shopify shops for talent in mass hiring in Vancouver

The tech firm's ambitious plans to hire 1,000 workers serves as a reminder about the challenges — and best practices — when it comes to high-volume hires

Shopify shops for talent in mass hiring in Vancouver

Canadians feeling ‘unprecedented levels’ of anxiety: report

Top 3 concerns during pandemic? Finances, health, family

Canadians feeling ‘unprecedented levels’ of anxiety: report

Job searches spike for Walmart, Amazon, large grocery chains

Increases as high as 374 per cent for March compared to February

Job searches spike for Walmart, Amazon, large grocery chains

Almost one-fifth of employers planning or making workforce reductions amid pandemic

But two-thirds not looking to cut salaries: survey

Almost one-fifth of employers planning or making workforce reductions amid pandemic

Wooden chairs not ideal for working from home

How many people have the perfect office setup working remotely?

Wooden chairs not ideal for working from home

5 key questions about frustrated contracts

With the COVID-19 pandemic slowdown, what options do employers have?

5 key questions about frustrated contracts

Virtual care grows in popularity

Digital health is gaining popularity and while there may be concerns around quality and continuity of care, the potential boost when it comes to recruitment, retention and wellness is hard to ignore

Virtual care grows in popularity

Still not convinced about AI?

There’s a perception problem when it comes to artificial intelligence and the workplace, according to Terry Hickey, chief analytics ocer at CIBC. But there are a few basic steps HR can take to ensure the newer tools are properly adopted, finds Sarah Dobson

Still not convinced about AI?

Despite COVID-19, temporary layoffs may not be allowed

6 key questions on how employers should handle staffing during pandemic

Despite COVID-19, temporary layoffs may not be allowed

Almost half of small employers reducing hours for staff due to COVID-19

One-fifth have started temporary layoffs: survey

Almost half of small employers reducing hours for staff due to COVID-19