Parliamentary Budget Office: EI cuts threaten national job picture
Freezing employment insurance premiums could damage employment in Canada, according to a report from the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer. The report, titled “Response on the financing of Employment Insurance and recent measures”, asserts that such a freeze could result in the loss of 10,000 jobs from 2015 to 2016.
Torys, Rotman partner on business leadership certificate program
International business law firm Torys has partnered with the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto to create a Business Leadership Certificate Program for associates in all Torys offices.
Lack of job prospects takes toll on Toronto
The Toronto Foundation has released its thirteenth annual Vital Signs Report detailing the real challenge Canada’s single biggest job market faces: retaining top talent.
Top tips for hiring employees from abroad
With the recent news that Canada is among the top three global destinations for international employees, you may be wondering about the best practices for hiring from overseas. Wonder no more. The international law firm Dentons offers a series of tips on the most effective way to hire workers from other countries.
Dare to do data
The future of HR decision making is in data and analytics, but is your team lacking key skills?
Why HR needs to start coaching employees
Effective coaching is instrumental to employee growth, development, and progress. Here are five ways that HR managers can fill that role.
How job-seeking HRDs can outwit recruiters
As an HR professional looking for work, how do you create a CV to impress industry players who know every trick in the book?
HR burdened by legislative changes
How much of your day-to-day role is comprised of getting your head around yet another legislative change?
Kenney addresses jobs, skills, economy at #Can2020
More employer-led training as well as expedited recognition for the foreign credentials of new Canadians – they’re just two of items on the federal government’s agenda, Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney said at the #Can2020 Conference.
Canada amongst top global destinations for workers
With nearly two in every three job seekers worldwide voicing their willingness to relocate abroad for work, Canada has emerged as the third most popular global destination. That’s according to a new study by management consultancy The Boston Consulting Group and recruitment-website alliance The Network, which found that Canada is bested only by the United States and the United Kingdom in terms of desirable work locations.