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39% of working Canadians would take a pay cut for professional development, survey finds

Though we're guessing that "having a job" and "being paid a living wage" remain the topmost professional concerns for working-age Canadians, a new study indicates professional development is up there too. According to

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Women are still ‘Hidden Figures’ in many STEM careers

At first glance, award-winning film Hidden Figures seems like your typical Oscar-nominated movie: great plot, superb actors, eye-catching visuals, and an inspiring story. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. Based

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Now you can post job openings on Facebook

Apparently Facebook Inc. wants to be the next LinkedIn. On Wednesday the social media giant announced that business owners who run Facebook pages can now post job openings on them and, just like

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian HR departments unsure they can adapt to technological change

Technology is advancing at an accelerated rate, and organizations across Canada are feeling the pressure to keep up. Approximately one in four Canadian human resource (HR) leaders are concerned with their organization’s ability

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Want to hire the best? Make sure they don’t rely on these 10 words, LinkedIn says

Sure, we all like to imagine we're creative, passionate, focused, and experienced self-starters in whatever our specialized field happens to be, capable of serving both as excellent leaders and certified strategic experts as

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sage releases cloud-based human capital management solution for SMBs

Accounting software firm the Sage Group plc is making it easier for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to manage their workforce. This week the company released Sage People, a cloud-based human capital management

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Optimizing customer service will be driven by AI and collaboration, Salesforce says

The future of exceptional customer service will be a united front powered by artificial intelligence. That’s the theme of Saleforce’s Second Annual State of Service Report, which surveyed more than 2,600 customer service professionals worldwide

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Gary Hilson

How a Canadian tech firm stared its lack of diversity in the face and doubled its female staff

Yes, this is another story about the lack of females, visible minorities and disabled people in Canada’s technology industry. And before this story had even been written, Chris Eben knew exactly what you’d

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Christine Wong

Optimism drives tech sector hiring in 2017, but skills shortage remains a challenge – Hays

Technology companies in Canada are optimistic about hiring next year, but some are skittish about investing in new grads, despite a shortage of talent, according to this year's Hays Salary Guide. Now in

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Shopify, Ceridian declared Canada’s best places to work by Glassdoor

Tech companies have a reputation for treating their employees well, but if reviews on job search engine and review site Glassdoor are to be believed, Shopify Inc. has gone above and beyond. The

Published on: December 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s brain drain under control – but mainly flowing to cities, LinkedIn says

Canada’s brain drain to Silicon Valley has been a perennial concern for the IT sector, but the flow has stabilized, according to LinkedIn Corp., even if it's arriving at only a handful of

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Gary Hilson

What does each generation prefer in the workplace? [infographic]

It isn't just age that separates different generations in the workplace, but motivations, according to the Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index. The report found that Baby Boomers are the only generation that

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Canadian government outlines Global Skills Strategy

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in highly skilled talent from across the world. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Help your project teams get along with new TalentClick feature

Ensuring a team of employees will effectively collaborate on a project might seem like a scenario with an unavoidably wide margin of error - but a new service from Vancouver-based TalentClick aims to

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn survey finds soft skills among candidates lacking

Today's job seekers are used to highlighting technical abilities or professional achievements on their resumes, but a recent LinkedIn survey indicates they might be emphasizing the wrong skills. Released in October, the company's

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood