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Hope For Canada’s Economy In 2016-2017

Hope For Canada’s Economy In 2016-2017 Week by week, Canadian business owners have had a tumultuous 2015. Between the federal election, oil price roller-coasters, and foreign economies impacting our own, Canada's performance can seem to get lost in these ‘big picture’ narratives. Thankfully, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a report recently that breaks [...]

Top Stories of the Week

Top Stories of the Week Here is what happened in the world of hiring and business this week: Sweden has revealed it is pushing forward with plans to implement a standard 6-hour work day. Some companies across the country have already started the practice & say it works. The  Friday beer fridge is about much more [...]

Top Stories of the Week

Here's what happened in the world of hiring and employment this week: Planning on a long-term career in social media? Doubtful. A study by Workopolis shows social media jobs will become obsolete in 10 years. New research suggests that posting your religion online could cost you that job. INSEAD’s new Global Talent Competitiveness Index provides an [...]

Top Stories of the Week

Here's what happened in the world of hiring and employment this week: It was a rough week for Blackberry who announced on Tuesday they were laying off staff in Waterloo, and then on Thursday announced it was closing it's Bedford, N.S. office and cutting 350 jobs. Sticking with the tech market, Vancouver-based Hootsuite held a hiring open-house which [...]

Top Stories of the Week

Stay in the know with what happened in the world of hiring and employment this week: The Premiers joined forces yesterday to oppose the proposed Canada Jobs Grant. It turns out there were big discrepancies in the May job figures. The previous record 95,000 new jobs could really be as low as 8,500. Following several high-profile lawsuits [...]

Top Stories of the Week

Your weekly roundup of the what happened in the world hiring and job search this week: Canadian employment was little changed in June according to the latest government figures. Some good news for foreign workers in Ontario - the Ontario Human Rights Commission's (OHRC)  announced the requirement for “Canadian experience” in the hiring process is [...]

Stories of the Week

Happy Friday! Time to get your weekly roundup of what happened in hiring and job search this week: Newly appointed Pope Francis is probably the most notable 'hiring' announcement this week. Our own Stephen Race was asked what businesses might learn from the Vatican method for electing new CEOs. With many parts of Canada in [...]

Stories of the Week

Friday’s arrived and just in case you missed them, here’s our top stories of the week from the world of hiring and job search! Employee poaching: Steve Jobs was not a fan! - Mashable House cleaning? Gym memberships? What’s workers’ most wanted perk? -  CareerBuilder Feeling lonely? Research suggests loneliness is bad for your health [...]