Industry News & Insights

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Canadian job seeker survey: what candidates are looking for in an employer

Peter Harris| January 30, 2015 07:56 pm


Many companies are beginning to re-examine their talent acquisition strategies as the competition for skilled workers heats back up.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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How to create the perfect social media post every time (infographic)

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 16, 2015 09:13 pm


Whether you’re a business, a job seeker, a marketer, or just someone with time to spend online, you want to make optimal use of whatever social media you’re marketing/wasting time on.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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16 ways to get more followers on social media

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 12, 2015 09:10 pm


Social media, like all media, is an essential part of any business plan. A lot of businesses get it wrong, however. Here’s how to do it right, and get more likes and followers.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Small Business
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Five qualities of great leaders

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 9, 2015 08:22 pm


Not everyone is a born leader. Fortunately, the traits that make a great manager can be developed and nurtured. Here are five qualities of great leaders.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 11, 2014 03:13 pm


Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?



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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 9, 2014 09:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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The 10 wealthiest Canadians (and where their money came from)

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 8, 2014 09:34 pm


Canadian Business has released its annual list of the wealthiest Canadians. Are you on it? Probably not. Let’s take a look at the top 10 and where their money came from.



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Employees are leaving your company for the same reason they joined it in the first place

Peter Harris| December 8, 2014 06:00 pm


Canadians are making many more career moves. We change jobs more often, work in more jobs and more sectors over our careers, and move provinces for work with greater frequency. And it turns out that this is the necessary path to success.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Infographic: The staggering, increasing cost of the 12 Days of Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 5, 2014 05:05 pm


The price of the 12 Days of Christmas increases very year. To purchase every item in the list as many times as it is mentioned in the song would cost over $100K. We break it all down for you with a handy-dandy infographic.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Year in review: Canada’s most in-demand jobs of 2014 – and the fastest declining occupations

Peter Harris| December 3, 2014 10:44 am


We’ve crunched a year’s worth of job posting data to determine what jobs are in demand right now, where the hiring is heating up, and which vocations are seeing fewer opportunities open up.



Category: Industry News & Insights