Canadian employers reveal hiring intentions

Canadian employers reveal their hiring plans for the remainder of 2015: Where the jobs will (and won’t) be created

Peter Harris | June 9, 2015 11:10 am

In-depth surveys of Canadian employers reveal their hiring intentions for the coming months. Here’s a snapshot of where the employment growth is expected to be for the second half of 2015.


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Can you wear jeans to an interview?

Debate: Is it okay to wear jeans to a job interview?

Nicole Wray| January 15, 2014 9:49 am


Choosing the right interview outfit can boost your confidence and help you make a good impression, and you’ll perform better wearing clothing that you are comfortable in. But what if your favourites are all denim? Can you wear jeans to an interview? Opinions vary.



Category: Job interviews, Student
Three ways to lose your job

Three easy ways to lose your job with no compensation whatsoever

Norman Grosman| January 14, 2014 9:37 am


Think you’re entitled to severance or some sort of compensation if you suddenly lose your job? Maybe not. There are three fairly common circumstances where an employer has no obligation at all to provide any sort of a severance package to a departing staff member.



Category: Employment Law
Social media and the job seach

You're hired! How more Canadians are connecting with job opportunities

Kevin Makra| January 13, 2014 9:46 am


It has been said, time and time again, that social media is an important and powerful tool in the job search. Those that don’t incorporate this medium into their strategy are at a disadvantage from others. Here’s some of the proof.



Category: Job Search Strategies
Social media and the job seach

You’re hired! How more Canadians are connecting with job opportunities

Kevin Makra| January 13, 2014 9:46 am


It has been said, time and time again, that social media is an important and powerful tool in the job search. Those that don’t incorporate this medium into their strategy are at a disadvantage from others. Here’s some of the proof.



Category: Job Search Strategies
Waiting to hear back from a job application

Only 2% of applicants actually get interviews: Here's how to be one of them

Peter Harris| January 7, 2014 11:50 am


Experts say that of all the people who apply for a job, only two percent are actually interviewed. Here’s why most applications are rejected, and what you can do to avoid being one of them. The biggest mistake that job seekers make?



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes
New grad

Why new grads don't get hired for jobs: A true story

Colleen Clarke| January 6, 2014 4:02 pm


This is the true story of how a young man that I know personally performed on the job hunt. Hopefully Frank’s behavior can serve as a cautionary tale of how not to squander potential opportunities.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student
Stand out from the crown mannequins

Confidence and Curiosity: Hiring managers reveal the qualities that make candidates stand out

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 3, 2014 9:17 am


Standing out in the job search can be hard. HR folks see a lot of people to fill a job. We asked hiring managers what causes a candidate to grab their attention and stay top of mind. Here’s what makes them say “wow!”



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies
Job search strategies for the New Year

Job Search strategies for the New Year

Kevin Makra| December 27, 2013 10:56 am


With the New Year right around the corner, many of us begin to think about making a fresh start. Here are some essentials to ramping up your job search initiatives for 2014. Let’s make this the most successful year yet.



Category: Job Search Strategies
Workers being replaced by robots

Study: Nearly 50% of jobs at risk of robot takeover

Nicole Wray| December 23, 2013 9:50 am


Hard on the heels of our recent Thinkopolis research report predicting 10 jobs that won’t exist in 10 years, more news is coming out about the rise of robots replacing human workers. Here’s the latest.



Category: Latest News & Advice