Statistics Canada reports more difficulties finding employment compared with a year earlier

An In-depth Analysis of Job Market Trends: Reflecting on Statistics Canada’s Recent Report The intricate dynamics of the Canadian job market as revealed by Statistics Canada’s recent reports. Discover the implications of these trends on Canada’s economy. The Canadian job market has always been a dynamic entity, reflecting the broader […]

Top Career Projections: Job Openings and Job Seekers 2023 – About 2.8 Million New Positions Anticipated Due to Increasing Economic Activity

The Canadian labor market is expected to experience significant growth in 2023, with projections indicating approximately 2.8 million new job openings resulting from increased economic activity. As a valuable resource for employers, job seekers, researchers, and policymakers, the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system provides insights into the evolving job market. […]

How Many People Believe They Have the Wrong Careers — and Why?

In today’s dynamic and fast-paced world, many people find themselves questioning their career choices. A study conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of CNBC Make It in 2021 revealed that nearly half of older millennials approaching middle age wish they had chosen a different career path[1]. Another source suggests […]

With Emphasis on Work-Life Balance and Low Stress — the Top 10 “Best Jobs” for 2020: Report

In 2020, the top ten “best jobs” — evaluated based on work-life balance to salary to stress — are: 1. Software developer 2. Dentist 3. Physician assistant 4. Orthodontist 5. Nurse practitioner 6. Statistician 7. Physician 8. Speech and language pathologist 9. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon 10. Veterinarian     […]

With 51 percent of employers rejecting candidates based on social media, here’s how to avoid liability from discrimination claims

The majority of employers research prospective employee profiles on social media and online. According to a survey by Sterling: 90 percent of employers include some form of social media screening. 56 percent of employers found their best candidates via social media 51 percent of employers reject candidates based on what […]

How to take hire top talent in a tight job market: 3 corporate tips and how to hire the “passive” candidates

Although most of the jobs added appear to be in the construction industry, the Canadian economy broke records, adding 106,500 jobs in April 2019, according to Statscan. This trend is expected to continue, as long as interest rates remain stable. This contributed to an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent, the […]

17 most in-demand job positions in Canada from 2019 to 2024— emerging trends and most-competitive careers

What are the top careers, job positions, and trending in-demand recruitment targets for 2019 and 2020, and beyond to 2024? According to our research of the Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) and two recent studies, healthcare professions are in the highest demand. Less than half of the careers which were […]

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External vs. Internal Recruiting – Who Does It Better?

  by Laura Randell Jun 13, 2007 It has been debated many times, but the question of whether recruitment is best done with internal or external resources can only be answered at an organizational level, based upon a cost-benefit analysis. When doing this analysis, consider which method of recruitment scores higher on […]

Are Strategic Staffing Solutions the Key to Your Hiring Crisis?

Next to the product or service your company offers, your employees are the most important factor in your business’s success. If finding high quality, reliable employees is difficult, as 41% of Canadian business executives say it is, then that can represent a real problem for any business owner/manager looking to […]

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