Video Resumes: Passing Fad or the Future?

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If you’ve visited a job board or read up on new job search techniques recently, you’ve seen ads for video resumes. And you’re probably wondering if you should create one. Are they worth the money? Do employers really prefer them? Let’s consider the pros and cons. Pros: 1. You’ll definitely stand out from the crowd…. Read more »

Encouraging Innovation in Your Company

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If you want your business to grow and thrive, you have to be open to new ideas and to the option of change. But how do you generate new ideas for your business? Have you ever thought about asking your employees? After all, they’re the people who are in the trenches every day and know… Read more »

Don’t Tell Me About Yourself: What You Really Need to Know About Job Candidates

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It used to be if you had the skills an employer needed, especially in IT, it didn’t matter if you had the personality of a disgruntled badger. As long as you got the job done, nobody cared what you thought about your job, your company or your coworkers. But the rules have changed. It used… Read more »

Ontario Forms New Council to Keep Employees Safe and Healthy in the Workplace

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The province of Ontario is taking a giant step forward in implementing more comprehensive safety programs. George Gritziotis, Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer, recently announced the establishment of the Ontario Prevention Council, an eleven-member body tasked with helping to improve health and safety across the province. Made up of four labour representatives, a non-union labour representative,… Read more »

Shining a Light On: Pamela Morin, General Manager

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Pamela Morin and Employment Professionals Canada both know a good thing when they’ve found it. EPC hired Pamela right out of college, and she’s been with the company ever since. She’s used her ┬áIT and HR knowledge to rise through the ranks, starting as a recruiter and earning promotions to Supervisor, Branch Manager and finally,… Read more »