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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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Employment insurance (EI) is a taxable benefit given to those who are out of work through no fault of their own. To better understand EI, let’s answer some of the key questions surrounding this topic. How Does EI Work? EI provides financial benefits to those who lose their jobs due to a shortage of work,… Read more »

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations have begun. You want your employees to know the ins and outs of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. That way, your staff can get vaccinated as quickly and safely as possible. Questions persist about COVID-19 vaccines and how they’re being distributed. Now, let’s answer common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Are COVID-19… Read more »

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A cover letter is not always a requirement for every job. But, there are many reasons to submit a cover letter, regardless of the role you want to land. Ultimately, a cover letter sets the tone for a positive interaction with a potential employer. It gives you an opportunity to introduce yourself. Plus, your cover… Read more »

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Warehouse safety is a top priority for your business. You cannot ignore warehouse safety standards; if you do, you put your company and its employees in danger. You must learn warehouse safety standards and comply with them consistently. Then, your business can keep its warehouse workers safe. Your company can also avoid compliance penalties that… Read more »

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You want a new job but may not have the professional experience needed. Fortunately, with the right approach, you can land a job without any experience. Tips to Land a Job Without Any Experience In order to land a job without any experience, you need to plan accordingly. Now, let’s look at four tips to… Read more »

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You want top talent but your budget is tapped out. To achieve your goal, you need to consider talent benefits outside of money. Financial incentives certainly help companies distinguish themselves to quality job candidates. But, your company can look beyond these incentives to attract top talent. In doing so, you can offer talent benefits that… Read more »

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You possess comprehensive industry skills and experience and want a job that complements them perfectly. To accomplish your goal, you need to show an organization why you are the best candidate to fill a vacancy. That way, you can land a job quicker than ever before. How to Land a Job Quicker If you want… Read more »

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You are ready to bring talent on board. The one thing that is holding your organization back: losing talent in the final stage of the hiring process. Why Are You Losing Talent at the Last Minute (and How to Avoid This Problem) You need to put your best foot forward throughout the hiring cycle. Otherwise,… Read more »

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made waves across the globe. In Canada, the pandemic has already had drastic effects on the labour market, and it appears likely to have far-flung effects on the nation’s employment figures in the foreseeable future. 3 Labour Market Trends to Watch If you want to land your dream job in… Read more »

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You want exceptional talent across your team. To achieve your goal, you may need to commit significant resources to hire quality candidates. Yet, if you partner with certified staffing professionals, you may be able to accomplish your desired result — at a fraction of the cost of hiring candidates on your own. How Certified Staffing… Read more »