Monday, 25 June 2012 10:33 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Target’s Eric Sjoding says the retailer is bringing many of its successes with outside counsel to the Canadian market. Photo: Jennifer Brown.|
|The ACC Ontario’s new program is aimed at getting in-house counsel info on those ‘hidden’ jobs, says Sanjeev Dhawan.|
If you’re easily excited and not a mischief-maker, the world of in-house leadership is apparently not for you. This is according to a report produced by a legal search firm that mined its own data on the skill sets of executive candidates as compared with the success of these same candidates when placed into roles within organizations.
Monday, 11 June 2012 09:38 Written by Jennifer Brown
|The SNC Lavalin situation is a wake-up call to corporate boards about the need for anti-corruption policies, says James Klotz.|
Monday, 04 June 2012 09:26 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 21 May 2012 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
The Competition Bureau needs to issue clear guidelines on what it considers to be anticompetitive behaviour or consumers could lose out as companies become overly cautious, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
Monday, 14 May 2012 12:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Jan Wong’s clash with her employer is an example of how workplace depression claims can quickly spin out of control. Photo: George Whiteside|
Monday, 14 May 2012 10:00 Written by Cheryl Foy
After years of trying to manage the multiple responsibilities of a full-time and demanding senior in-house role, with those of mother and spouse, a friend of mine recently decided to resign from her job. She tried to make it work, including negotiating with her employer to reduce her hours. Her efforts were to no avail. That decision took courage and is to be congratulated as my friend, when forced, chose a path in keeping with her priorities of family first. What irritates me is that she had to make the choice in the first place. It is a significant loss to her employer, and a loss to the in-house community.
|‘Using a regional office of a national firm can yield savings between 25 and 45 per cent,’ says one in-house counsel. Photo: Shutterstock|
Monday, 30 April 2012 09:30 Written by Jennifer Brown
|The CEO of Legend Gold Corp. says individual mines should have responsibility for CSR in their area. Photo: Legend Gold Corp.|