4 Recruitment Resolutions for 2018

If the promise of a fresh new year has left you feeling eager to improve, even small changes to your recruiting strategy have the potential to make a huge impact. Here are four simple recruitment resolutions that can help you secure better talent and improve your company’s bottom line in the year ahead. Assess Your […]

Getting Giggy With It: 4 Things Employers Need to Consider Before Forging Ahead with a Freelance Hire

The gig economy. Solopreneurs. Side hustling. Free agents. Workforce 2.0. No matter what you call it, there is no doubt that the economy is in the midst of a huge shift in the world of paid work. In 2016, nearly 53 million of workers in America were freelance, which makes up approximately 34% of the […]

Shake the Trees: 4 Ways to Take Your Tech Talent Search Beyond the Job Board

If you’re not hearing from the type of candidates you were hoping for in your technical talent search, it may be time to cast a wider net. As the battle for technical talent continues to heat up, it’s no longer enough to just post an ad to an online job board, share it on LinkedIn […]

Mining Spotlight: Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC)

Indigenous involvement in the Canadian natural resources sector is prolific and steadily increasing. According to a 2015 report by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), an estimated 230 Indigenous suppliers provided goods and services to mining operations, and 40 percent of all Indigenous businesses were working in mining or extraction, up from 13 per […]

Commute is King for Today’s Young Professionals

There’s an important lesson for hiring teams to take away from housing trends in today’s hot real estate market: don’t underestimate the importance of the drive to work. Recently, the Toronto Region Board of Trade surveyed 1,100 professionals, aged 18 to 39. Forty per cent had a household income of more than $100,000. Eighty-seven per […]

AI, eh? 3 Reasons Why Artificial Intelligence in Canada is Red Hot Right Now

From cars that drive themselves to diagnosing cancer with the snap of a smartphone camera, the world as we know it is set to undergo drastic change in the decade to come thanks to rapid advancement in the field of artificial intelligence, or AI. AI refers to the field of computer science that is focused […]

Turn Up the Volume on Your Company’s Training and Development Efforts

Cash is definitely not king when it comes to winning over millennials in today’s competitive hiring environment. In fact, in one study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, millennials didn’t just rank training and development as their most valued employee benefit, they rated it a whopping 300 per cent higher than cash bonuses! How can you prove to prospective […]

CIOs: 7 Ways to Deal with Talent Scarcity

The IT skills shortage is a major issue for CIOs. Companies are competing for top talent, and there aren’t enough highly skilled employees to go around. The problem is only going to get worse. A recent Gartner report revealed there would be 1.4 million openings for computer specialists by 2020, but only enough qualified graduates […]