2015 Ontario Seasonal Hiring Guide

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Whether it’s Christmastime, tax season or any other time period when you face staffing shortages or unusually high customer demand, you should be prepared to source, hire and onboard temporary workers. It’s not enough simply to meet your seasonal hiring numbers. You need the best temporary talent possible. To your customers, there is no difference… Read more »

Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Shuts Down in 2016

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The Ontario Self-Employment Benefit (OSEB) will be cancelled in 2016, after 23 years of supporting unemployed citizens of the province as they launched their own small businesses. The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, which administers the OSEB, said funding will be redirected to more successful employment and training programs including apprenticeship services, the second… Read more »

Is Your Interview Presence Costing You Job Opportunities?

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It only takes about 10 seconds to make a first impression – and that impression will be forever imprinted in the minds of anyone who interviews you for a job. So, you need to make an immediate positive impact, which sets the tone for the meeting to follow. Strike up an “executive presence” – that… Read more »