Ontario’s Current Economy Can Be Good For Finding Great Candidates

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There’s no question that we all prefer a healthy economy. For the recruitment industry, however, times of economic prosperity tend to produce a shortage of talented applicants. This means investing a lot of time and effort to find qualified individuals from a small pool of candidates. And suddenly a recession isn’t looking so terrible. But… Read more »

Your Professional Network is Your Job Security in 2013

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It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re on your own when it comes to job searching. While many of us have a handful of professional resources to rely on, reaching out to various employers and/or making new connections when you’re looking for a position can often seem daunting. The time and effort required to cold-call,… Read more »

Pensions Will Be a Key Factor in the Termination of Ontario Employees

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This past summer, a number of changes to Ontario’s Pension Benefits Act became effective that will have a significant impact on the application of employee “grow-in” rights when employment is terminated. Because pension plan designs differ from organization to organization, some will feel the impact of this amendment more than others. That said, it’s beneficial… Read more »

Making the Most of Job Fairs

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Job fairs are a common way for employers to meet and recruit a large group of interested candidates in a short time frame. Usually attended by a wide range of organizations looking to hire new employees, job fairs provide an opportunity for job seekers to learn, network and shop around for positions. But let’s not… Read more »