Sarah Dobson

Sarah Dobson

A long-time journalist, Sarah Dobson is the editor of the Canadian HR Reporter group.

Having been involved with this HR publication for more than 14 years, Sarah knows the readership 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, diversity and equity, performance management, recruitment, compensation, workplace safety and corporate culture.

A graduate in English/History and Journalism from Carleton University and Conestoga College, Sarah has nearly 25 years of experience in publishing, including work at Marketing Magazine and Toronto Life. She is a dedicated writer and editor who works hard to produce trusted, unbiased content that appeals to various stakeholders.

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Why is HR feeling so burnt out?

Report suggests greater use of AI could help ease burden

Why is HR feeling so burnt out?

Can a PIP be considered a ‘traumatic or work-related stressor’?

Recent B.C. case cites mental health challenges of performance improvement plans – and serves as reminder of legalities, best practice

Can a PIP be considered a ‘traumatic or work-related stressor’?

Canadian HR Awards 2024: Nominations now open

It's time to recognize heroes in HR – from outstanding colleagues and teams to exemplary leaders and employers

Canadian HR Awards 2024: Nominations now open

It’s official: Are you prepared for new hiring rules in Ontario?

Legislation covers AI use, Canadian experience requirements and pay transparency

It’s official: Are you prepared for new hiring rules in Ontario?

Revealed: Top 10 HR leaders in Ontario's public service

'Sunshine List' for 2023 shows top HR executive made over $450,000

Revealed: Top 10 HR leaders in Ontario's public service

Province raising minimum wage as of Oct. 1, 2024

Could boost worker's annual salary by $1,355, says government

Province raising minimum wage as of Oct. 1, 2024

Three Ottawa companies, directors convicted for violating Employment Standards Act

Fines total $720,000 for failure to pay wages, produce records

Three Ottawa companies, directors convicted for violating Employment Standards Act

Is pay transparency helping or hindering employee attraction?

Salary information has become less precise, and more often covers hourly jobs, finds report

Is pay transparency helping or hindering employee attraction?

Getting it right: Investigating sexual harassment

There's no playbook, says one lawyer, but there are nuances to these investigations that should be taken into account

Getting it right: Investigating sexual harassment

Why quiet quitting hasn't gone away

'People are becoming more angry and more frustrated'

Why quiet quitting hasn't gone away