Industry News & Insights

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

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 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| Feb 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| Feb 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,
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High-paying jobs that are in demand in Canada right now (with and without a university degree)

Peter Harris| Feb 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| Feb 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,
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See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 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,
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How a single typo ruined a 124-year-old company

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 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,
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Canadian job seeker survey: what candidates are looking for in an employer

Peter Harris| Jan 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| Jan 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| Jan 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,