Effective Strategies for Mid-Career Job Hunting

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Mid-career professionals face a number of unique challenges on the job market. Salary expectations are higher. Family circumstances may prevent relocation on short notice. Not to mention the problem of being overqualified for many positions. While you may have junior candidates beat in terms of experience, it’s not always easy to compete with their freshly… Read more »

Maintaining Productivity During Hiring Freezes

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Many recent reports forecast that economic growth will remain slow over the next year. Naturally, this impacts recruitment insofar as slow economic growth = slow business growth. And while slow growth is certainly better than no growth, many companies that faced hiring freezes in 2012 may still experience them in 2013. But the news isn’t… Read more »

Ontario Court Hands Down Guidance for Training and Supervision Obligations

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In early January, the Ontario Court of Justice overturned a trial decision concerning an infraction of the Occupational Health and Safety Act by an employer. The employer—a car wash operator—was initially held accountable for a workplace accident that occurred while he (the employee) was using equipment that he was not trained on during an unsupervised… Read more »