20 Percent of Ontario Businesses are Looking to Hire – So How Can You Snag Top Talent?

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The hiring outlook in Ontario is more optimistic than it’s been in a long time. A new survey bodes well for job creation this year in Ontario, noting that 20 percent of area employers are set to hire during the upcoming quarter while only 3 percent anticipate cutbacks. The remaining 77 percent expect their employment… Read more »

Ontario to Examine Labour Laws: What You Need to Know

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“Work has changed, and the laws protecting workers must change. Jobs and the labour market in Ontario look very different than in previous decades, but our current labour law does not reflect those changes.” With these words, Unifor Ontario Regional Director Katha Fortier sums up the reasons behind the Ministry of Labour’s decision to launch… Read more »

Learning from the Mistakes of Others: Why You Need Career Counselling

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Career counselling is sometimes called career coaching – and for a good reason. If you opt to work with an expert partner to help advance your professional goals, you can benefit from both: Coaching: Working with a coach to see what concrete steps you should take as you enter the workforce, change fields or move… Read more »

5 Tips for Launching a Skills Development Program

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In today’s workplace, training efforts have taken on a broad range of applications, from instruction in highly specified job skills to long-term professional development. Training and development have evolved into an integral component of your competitive business strategy. As noted by industry expert Charlene Marmer Solomon, “If you don’t actively stride against the momentum of… Read more »