• Happy International Women’s Day from Mitrefinch This Tuesday, March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day, a day where a wide variety of organizations join together with initiatives to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women the world over.

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  • Manufacturing accounts for more than 10 per cent of Canada’s growth in GDP and employs 1.7 million people. Vulnerable not only to demand fluctuations, but also to factors such as oil prices, the strength of the dollar, and more, companies operating within the manufacturing industry have it pretty tough.

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  • With the topic of sick leave in the Canadian news this week due to the Government’s moves to repeal laws moving for a public service sick leave system without union negotiations, we are looking at the subject of doctor’s notes, illness, and absenteeism in greater detail in this Mitrefinch blog.

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  • Following on from our popular, recently published blog post titled, 56 days, in which we highlighted recent studies showing that 56 days is the length of time it takes for employee motivation and productivity to drop after a holiday, this Mitrefinch blog provides some helpful tips and tricks for boosting energy and productivity (and perhaps extending those 56 days!).

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  • Eight weeks. Fifty six days. New research finds that is the amount of time it takes for employee motivation and productivity to drop after a holiday.

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