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.
Canadian postal union decries ‘vultures’
Leaders at the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are rallying against what they see as an attempt to exploit Canada Post’s recent choice to end door-to-door delivery for more than five million Canadian households. That will take force later this month, and in the meantime, a new private company known as You Have Mail is trying to squeeze into that niche by offering a fee-based service to pick up mail and deliver it to the door.
Using ‘big data’ to evaluate cultural fit
HR should be using ‘big data’ to help them tune out what applicants are saying, and focus more on how they are saying it.