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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High turnover in a healthcare facility has a negative impact on patient outcomes and budgets. Keeping your best people happy, engaged and satisfied on the job means better care for patients and a more pleasant and cohesive working environment. If you are losing your best healthcare workers to turnover, it could be one or more… Read more »

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Healthcare facilities have ever-fluctuating needs and they rely on healthcare staffing agencies to help meet demand quickly. There are a variety of temporary healthcare positions available for professionals, practitioners, and medical support staff in nearly every field, and temporary work can be a great way to build a career in the industry. Why Choose a… Read more »

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Finding top healthcare talent is a challenge for many reasons. It can take months to fill critical openings due to talent shortages, lack of hiring resources and changing priorities in management. However, partnering with a staffing firm helps eliminate common hiring challenges and provides access to top talent. A Staffing Firm Will Save Time Internal… Read more »

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You’ll hear a lot of the same questions in every job interview throughout your tech career. One of those questions is, “What motivates you?” This might seem like an easy question to answer, but it catches a lot of candidates off guard. What hiring managers really want to uncover are the things that make you tick… Read more »

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Burnout runs rampant in the tech field. IT jobs are extremely stressful; most tech teams are stretched to or beyond their limits, and tech pros regularly work over 40 hours a week. To keep an IT team engaged, motivated and healthy, it is important to foster work-life balance so they can manage stress and avoid the burnout… Read more »

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Landing a new tech job comes with excitement and some challenges. That excitement and those challenges are amplified with the prospect of relocating to a new city or town. Weighing the pros and cons of relocating for a job can be stressful, so it is important to know which questions to ask yourself to make the right… Read more »

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In most organizations, the tech team is under constant stress. They are often the first people in and the last people out, they get called back into the office for emergencies, and they often spend evenings and weekends on call. That’s why frustration, boredom and burnout are so common in the industry. Unfortunately, most employees will… Read more »

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Forklift drivers move Canadian business – literally. Working in warehouses, distribution, construction and more, these professionals move large pallets of materials, products and heavy objects. They may be responsible for inventory and recordkeeping, as well. Forklift operators are in high demand across Ontario, but certification is required to land a job. Here is what you… Read more »

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In Canada, employers are responsible for providing an environment that is free of harassment, including sexual harassment. They are legally bound to respond to sexual harassment complaints and can be held liable if they fail to act. However, it is individuals – especially leaders and managers – who have a responsibility to help stop and… Read more »

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In every job interview, you will likely be asked, “What is your greatest strength?” Because this is a common question, and one that seems innocuous, many candidates fail to prepare for it. However, take time to prepare an answer to this question because landing the job is all about showcasing your strengths against the needs… Read more »