The EPC Blog

Employment Professionals Canada has the latest on the country’s workforce, job market, job search and hiring trends. Read our blog for helpful tips on how to find employment or hire the best talent.

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Onboarding has always been crucial for long-term employee success. But in the times we are living in today, efficiency has never been more important. A fast but effective onboarding process has real business benefits that can make a difference in your organization. Here are three reasons why you should make your onboarding process more efficient…. Read more »

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Millions of Canadians have found themselves out of work due to COVID-19, so if you find yourself suddenly without a job, you are not alone. Here are some of the most common questions people have about applying for employment insurance (EI) in Canada right now. Who is Eligible for EI? Anyone who has been laid… Read more »

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Some of the most successful hires you’ll ever make will come from employee referrals. Referred candidates are typically hired much faster, are cheaper to recruit and stay on the job longer than traditionally-recruited candidates. This is why so many employers have a formal referral program to reward successful introductions. However, not all employers maximize their… Read more »

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Working the night shift comes with the territory in manufacturing but there are many challenges that night shift employees face because working all night goes directly against the body’s natural rhythms. The good news is that you can focus on building habits that will allow you to stay healthy and happy when working nights. Eating… Read more »

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Signage is an important piece of the workplace safety puzzle. Signs tell people where they can safely move, alert them to potential hazards, remind them of the correct protective equipment and more. But it’s not just enough to have signs. You must also utilize them properly to ensure they are keeping workers safe. Make Sure… Read more »

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Finding the right person for an open role is never an easy task. Companies can go all-in on multiple fronts – social media, personal networking, branded ads and more – and still not find who they need. While every tool in a recruiting toolbox is important and necessary, they are not always enough. So, what… Read more »

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You have the right as an employee to work in an environment that is free from harassment. If you think you are or have been a victim of workplace harassment, it is important to understand your rights as well as your employer’s obligations under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). What Is Workplace Harassment?… Read more »

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You already know how important it is to have a crisp, concise, and updated resume for your job search, and you likely also know the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile, as well. But you can’t stop there. It is also necessary to clean up your personal social media presence while you’re putting yourself out… Read more »

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Just as your company brand attracts customers, your employer brand helps attract top talent. When recruiting, it’s important to showcase your company as a place with a positive work environment and a place where people thrive, so that talented people will want to apply. Use these tips to make your company known as a place… Read more »