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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Is your warehouse a revolving door of employees? High turnover has a real impact on an organization. It can cost one to four times an employee’s salary to replace them, productivity takes a hit and churn can have a serious impact on morale. Retaining warehouse workers requires putting in the work to create a safe… Read more »

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If you work in a light industrial, manufacturing or warehouse environment, you probably have a demanding schedule. The hours can be long, temperatures can be extreme, and pressure to hit deadlines is high. It’s tempting to want to skip breaks to get the job done, but it is okay and even necessary to take breaks… Read more »

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Employers in the industrial and manufacturing sectors have been struggling with a skills gap in their organizations for several years. Businesses need skilled employees to meet demand effectively, but there aren’t enough talented people in the job market to fill those roles. Here are four strategies you can use to combat the skills gap in… Read more »

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Whether you are a working parent looking for a better job opportunity or a stay-at-home parent looking to re-enter the workforce, the fact is, you’re busy. Finding time to search for a job can be extremely challenging when you’re balancing family and professional priorities. If you are a parent ready for new career challenges, here… Read more »

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The legalization of medical marijuana and recreational marijuana have confused and raised challenges for Canadian employers. Here are five things employers should understand about marijuana in the workplace. Clarification on Legal Status As of October 2018, The Government of Canada legalized marijuana for recreational use. Employees Cannot Be Impaired At Work Similar to rules regarding… Read more »

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Have you been thinking about making a career move? Now is a great time to start looking for new job opportunities in Canada. Here are several reasons why you should stop wishing for something more and start searching today. Q1 Is One Of The Best Times To Look For A Job January and February are… Read more »

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Attracting high-quality candidates in a tight market is a challenge for employers of every size and in every industry in Canada today. If you are looking for great people, here are five tips you can use to hire in this competitive environment. Pay Competitive Rates In a tight market, talented people have jobs, and while… Read more »

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Landing a job interview with an excellent healthcare facility or practice is an achievement worth celebrating. However, there are some mistakes that are easy to make in a job interview that could end up costing you the job. If you want to increase the chances that you’ll receive an offer, try to avoid these missteps…. Read more »

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No one wants to make mistakes at work, especially in the healthcare field, where those mistakes can have devastating consequences. Mistakes don’t just impact the healthcare professional; they also affect the patient. While you cannot avoid every single medical error, you can help your team prevent many of them. Failures That Lead To Mistakes The… Read more »

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As a healthcare professional looking for career opportunities, you are not limited to jobs in your local area. There are a host of travel opportunities that let you work anywhere in the country without relocating. If you’re looking for an exciting job, if you have an adventurous spirit and you don’t mind living out of… Read more »