Don’t Be a Pinocchio Job Seeker!

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There is nothing easy about trying to land a job. For some, the process can take weeks or months, and this period is usually filled with frustration, disappointment and stress. It is for these reasons we often see job seekers, in an effort to shorten their search or improve their chances, decide to distort, exaggerate,… Read more »

Busted: The Myths Surrounding Staffing Agencies

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With the rise of technology, the way we look for jobs has changed immensely. There was a time when you could pound the pavement, looking for ‘help wanted, enquire within’ signs. Nowadays, job seekers on the hunt for their next big opportunity are greeted by a sign telling them to ‘apply online.’ It’s hard not… Read more »

Ontario Court of Appeals Hands Down Update on Termination Clauses

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A termination clause seems like a simple thing – a passage used in an employment contract that is intended to limit the rights of the employee to notice and/or termination pay in lieu of notice. It works in such a way as to provide a formula for compensation as the result of notice that is… Read more »

Ontario Competitive Compensation

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How does a business prosper and grow? This is perhaps the most commonly asked question among business owners and managers, and it is one that you will likely get a different answer depending on whom you ask. However, one answer that is seemingly universally agreed upon is that to succeed, you need to be able… Read more »

Do You Understand The Workplace Safety Obligations Updates?

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Employees deserve the right to go to work each day in a safe and healthy environment. And while we’d hope everyone would agree with that sentiment, throughout the annals of time, history has shown many an employer who felt differently about the well-being of their employers, rather viewing them as a disposable commodity that could… Read more »