The Do’s and Don’ts of Temporary Employment

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Temporary employment can be the ideal situation if you’ve been unable to find work or want to “try on” a job or two before settling on a specific career path. Temporary workers often enjoy above-average wages, flexible hours, and a wide variety of tasks and projects at each assignment. Here are some guidelines to keep… Read more »

Culture: What Your Reputation Says to Potential Candidates

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In order for a business to succeed – and hire top talent to drive results – a strong reputation is essential. An organization can achieve its objectives more easily if it is known as a leader among all its stakeholders, including current and potential employees as well as external customers, suppliers, influencers, and industry and… Read more »

Career Preparation: Initiative to Create 30,000 Youth Jobs in Ontario

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Ontario’s youth unemployment rate is a stinging 16.4 percent – twice as high as the province’s overall rate of 7.5 percent. It’s going to take a lot of work on the part of Ontario’s business, educational and government sectors to turn these numbers around – and the Youth Jobs Strategy announced in October by Premier… Read more »

Resume vs. Social Media: Where to Focus When Evaluating Candidates

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It’s been an interesting time for hiring and recruitment in recent years. As the global economy weathered and began recovering from the massive recession of the last decade, technology and social media advances exploded. Job seekers reached beyond traditional tools like resumes and portfolios, as they tried every means available to progress their careers in… Read more »