6 Ways to Reach Your Organizational Goals Through Staffing

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In order to successfully reach your company’s short- and long-term goals, you need a strategic staffing plan that parallels your operating plan. You begin this process by identifying the unique core strengths of each individual team member, and then formulating a staffing approach to develop these capabilities as well as address any critical talent gaps…. Read more »

Effective Strategies for Onboarding Temporary Staff

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According to recent statistics, two percent of the workforce consists of temporary employees. Temps can be a godsend when it comes to filling in for permanent workers who take vacation (Hello, summer! It’s right around the corner …) or adding extra bench strength during peak business periods. Two percent may not seem like a lot,… Read more »

Don’t Just Sit Back! How to Get More from Your Job Search Efforts

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No one will take your job search as seriously as you do. Whether you are unemployed and can look for a new position full time or are currently employed and must conduct your search around your working hours, you must be strategic and proactive. Be selective. The goal is to get a job. There is… Read more »

Calls for Minimum Wage Increase to $15: What Does this Mean for Employment Rates?

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In 2014, Ontario’s minimum wage was increased from $10.25 to $11 per hour, after being frozen for four years. In October of this year, it will be hiked up to $11.25. Members of the federal New Democratic Party and others who support their stance argue that this is simply not good enough – and a… Read more »