Is Your Interviewing Communication Style Costing You the Job?

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You look great on paper. Your skills match the job description perfectly. But you get to the interview and everything just falls apart. Sound familiar? Interviewing poorly is a common problem for many job seekers. When you let your nerves get the best of you and fail to communicate well, it’s difficult to meet your… Read more »

Ontario Proposes Amendments to Employment Standards Act for Family Caregiver Leave

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There’s been a growing trend over the past few years to offer more flexible leave options to employees that require time off in order to care for a child or an elder. Most recently, the Ontario Minister of Labour proposed an amendment to the Employment Standards Act that would introduce a handful of new leave… Read more »

To Find the Best Candidates, Your Hiring Wish List Needs to be Realistic

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Many employers are surprised to find out that their hiring requirements are negatively impacting their search for new candidates. While knowing what you’re looking for is never a bad thing, compiling a never-ending list of skills and qualifications can actually hurt your hiring process more than it helps. The most effective job postings are clear,… Read more »

Ontario Arbitrator agrees with Employer’s Decision about “Working Notice”

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An important decision was made recently regarding terminating an employee in Ontario. The issue revolved around whether or not an employer can provide “working notice” of termination to an inactive employee, i.e., an employee who is no longer able to perform their workplace duties. The case was fairly straightforward. Two unionized employees became permanently disabled… Read more »