Thirty per cent of minority Canadians experience discrimination at work

posted on November 15, 2019

By Canadian HR Reporter

Thirty-two per cent of workers in Canada say they’ve lost interest in a position when the company wasn’t willing to negotiate elements beyond salary — such as job title or benefits — according to a survey.

However, one-third of workers have never negotiated after receiving a job offer, found the survey of more than 500 employees by Robert Half.

“To attract and retain the best, organizations need to understand what workers value beyond pay, and remain open and flexible when reviewing all aspects of their compensation package,” says David King, senior district president of Robert Half Finance and Accounting.

“A robust offer that includes the things that matter most to employees — such as work-life balance options, competitive benefits and career advancement opportunities — is key to keeping them engaged and motivated.”

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