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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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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 »

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As a nurse, you’ve probably worked for many nurse leaders over the years – and each one of those nurses likely had very different styles of leadership. If you are taking a step into leadership in your career, it’s important to find a leadership style that will motivate staff and positively impact patient care. Here… Read more »

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When you think about gender discrimination in the workplace, you probably think about women being mistreated in comparison to men. This is true, but gender discrimination can also occur in reverse, and it can include unfair treatment or harassment based on gender identity and expression. Every person, whether they identify as male, female, gender-neutral, gender-fluid,… Read more »

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It is human nature to want to feel appreciated – especially at work. IT teams are some of the most overworked and underappreciated employees in any organization. It’s easy to take them for granted, but showing appreciation boosts job satisfaction and engagement. It’s also easy to take a little time to show your team you… Read more »