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A YEAR IN HR

The HR industry is rapidly evolving. Employee turnover is the highest it's ever been. People are becoming more and more of a focus for companies. Because of this, our team wants to make sure companies are knowledgeable of what's going on in the industry and that they are well-equipped to strategize for the new year. We pulled together all of the interesting findings that we discovered this year in hopes of doing just this.

Happy 2020!
Let's dive in
Let's talk about money

Average salary across provinces

Based on averaged data for tens of thousands of employees of Humi clients from 2019. Data may be skewed by the fact that Humi is built for small and medium sized businesses, ranging from 5 to 400 employees on average.
AB
$69,752
BC
$67,739
ON
$65,657
QC
$62,139
NL
$61,366
MB
$61,181
NS
$59,726
NB
$58,837
SK
$52,530
Average Salary $62,103
Recruiting
It takes on average 0 weeks to fill a position.
That's a whole lot of time (and money). This further proves the importance of best-practice employee onboarding, performance management, and other key strategic HR elements.
and companies grew by 0% in headcount in 2019 (5% more than last year).

When did people take time off?

Month of the year

August

Day of the week

Fridays

This chart shows what calendar days had the highest absence rate, each month. Based on roughly 110,000 time off requests made by employees of Humi clients during 2019. Normalized to account for approximate doubling of user base during 2018.
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Work From Home (WFH)
22%
of companies on Humi offer a WFH policy, up 12% from last year.
In the companies that offer a WFH policy, almost half of their Time Off requests are WFH related.
Digital Documents

9 out of 10 companies use digital documents.

the most popular documents
Employee Handbook
Confidentiality Agreement
Employee Agreement
Group Benefits
How big
does your company need to be to get Group Benefits?
Based on averaged data for hundreds of Humi clients from 2019. Data may be skewed by the fact that Humi tends to attract companies who lean towards offering group benefits to their employees.
THAT'S A WRAP
The Canadian startup ecosystem is booming. In 2019, we saw record growth in new jobs in the tech sector, and of new companies going from "start-up" to "scale-up". Here's to a successful 2020, bringing continued growth and success for companies in Canada and beyond.
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