Industry News & Insights

Apartment kitchen

How much it costs to rent an apartment in Canadian cities

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 26, 2015 06:20 pm


If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.



Category: Industry News & Insights
Meditating business men

Sitting down and shutting up nearly doubles your chance of making the smart business decision

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 25, 2015 08:17 pm


The one thing has been proven in studies to improve decision making and increase productivity.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Man in a job interview with a long nose and a sheepish smile

What candidates most commonly lie about

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 24, 2015 09:00 pm


We tell candidates not to lie during the job search all the time, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
Young man texting during a meeting

One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 24, 2015 08:08 pm


One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview. That’s crazy, right? Right?



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights
Small business women planning

Five ways to become an Employer of Choice

Kevin Makra| February 20, 2015 06:28 pm


Making your company a great place for people to work doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, and it is great for business. Here are five ways to step up your talent attraction game.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Small Business
The top 10 hottest jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| February 19, 2015 06:51 pm


Demand for talented workers in many sectors is expected to increase throughout the year. These are the fields that can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques.



Category: Industry News & Insights
Tool maker

High-paying jobs that are in demand in Canada right now (with and without a university degree)

Peter Harris| February 19, 2015 06:33 pm


Here’s a look at some lucrative career paths that are in demand right now but that are often left out of conversations about top paying sectors.



Category: Industry News & Insights
Man with empty pockets

Canadian employers lower projected salary increases for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 17, 2015 08:17 pm


The Conference Board of Canada has just released a Mid-Year Pulse Check of its annual compensation planning outlook survey, and it turns out companies are scaling back their initial plans.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Group of people working in an open office

See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 10, 2015 06:51 pm


Ever wonder how your income measures up against others of your exact demographic? We made a calculator so you can see exactly that for every province in Canada.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Salaries, Uncategorised
Man with face in hands

How a single typo ruined a 124-year-old company

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 9, 2015 06:43 pm


If ever there was a story that demonstrates the value of proofreading, this is it. Here is the tale of how the accidental omission of a single letter – a typo – ruined a 124-year-old company and cost the UK government a potential $13 million.



Category: Industry News & Insights