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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Manufacturing job searches are extremely stressful. You spend hours every week combing job boards, completing applications, preparing for interviews, going to interviews and following up. When you put so much time and effort into something, it can be deflating to find out you did not get a position you really wanted. Rejection bruises the ego,… Read more »

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Finding great people for your open manufacturing jobs can be a struggle. Many hiring managers feel like they are stuck on a hamster wheel, exerting all their effort, never to get ahead. The right manufacturing recruiting partner can take the stress out of hiring so you can get off that hamster wheel and focus on… Read more »

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As a leader, it’s important to also be a coach. Coaching your employees through both struggles and successes helps them to become better employees. Through coaching, they learn what types of behaviours to repeat and what types of behaviours to avoid, and they learn to be more self-sufficient and overcome challenges on their own.  Coaching… Read more »

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Knowing when to hire isn’t always easy. If you lose a key player, you have to fill the role, but things aren’t always that straightforward. The ebbs and flows of manufacturing can be difficult to predict, which often means hiring managers are left scrambling at the last minute. Here are some signs to watch for… Read more »

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When preparing for manufacturing job interviews, it is important to practice answering questions related to your skills and work experience. These factors will help you get hired but today’s employers are also looking for more. They are also looking for soft skills – less tangible skills that determine how you work as a member of… Read more »

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The most difficult part of any job search can be the waiting time after an interview. Once the hiring process is completely out of your hands and in the hands of the hiring manager, all you can do is wait and wonder. Follow-up in this phase is important because it shows your continued interest in… Read more »

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Healthcare is a truly rewarding field, but it is also extremely stressful and requires long hours away from home. Maintaining a strong-work-life balance and focusing on physical and mental health can be difficult for most healthcare professionals. However, with some focus and forethought, you can succeed. Know Your Priorities It’s easy for priorities to get… Read more »

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Telehealth has been an option for providers and for patents for many years, but in 2020, it became more popular than ever as COVID-19 forced social distancing measures. Doctors and patients who had resisted telehealth before found themselves with little choice but to use it, and now physicians are discovering the real advantages of adopting… Read more »

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Hopping from one job to another isn’t uncommon in today’s world, especially if you are in the early stages of your career. However, at some point, job hopping can become a liability. Healthcare employers can view your work history unfavourably if you have held a lot of healthcare jobs over a few years. If you… Read more »

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Employee recognition is important in any industry, but it is especially important in a field as demanding and stressful as healthcare. Recognizing employees boosts morale, improves engagement, and helps staff know that they are valued. Here are some tips you can use for effective employee recognition. 1. Regularly Give Immediate Positive Feedback It’s easy to… Read more »