Preparing for (and Executing) Your Summer Job Search

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Research has shown that more than 60 percent of employers begin looking for summer job candidates by April, so they can adequately schedule and train their seasonal workers. Be proactive about your job plans for this summer by starting your search now. The best opportunities can be hard to come by, even in today’s improving… Read more »

2,000 Ontario Jobs Added in March: What This Means for Businesses and Job Seekers

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The future continues to look bright for Ontario businesses and job seekers alike as the province’s economic improvement plan unfolds. The month of March saw 2,000 new jobs added in Ontario, bringing the total increase in employment since June 2009 to 524,500. This impressive rate of recovery has outpaced that of the United States. Provincial… Read more »

5 Things to Evaluate Candidates On (Before Making a Decision)

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A lot rests on making the right hiring decision, the first time around. A hiring mistake can be devastating to your company bottom line, not to mention related collateral damage to morale and even your reputation as an employer. Formulate a hiring scorecard to be used by every interviewer on your team. Taking a 360-degree… Read more »

How to Increase Your Speed of Hire

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In today’s job market, you run the very real risk of losing top talent to the competition unless you hire quickly and effectively. A prolonged hiring process is costly on many levels: for every day your company has an open position that meets a business-critical need, you’re seeing dollars disappear out the window. Getting high-performing… Read more »