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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Nearly 90% of all workers in Canada are protected from discrimination by employment laws established by their province or territory. It is required for employers to follow those laws and to post an Employment Standards Act poster in plain sight for all employees. Even so, many employees who feel they have been wronged often wonder if they are actually protected from discrimination in… Read more »

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SMART goals are a great way to improve business results in all areas of the organization including recruiting. Taking it one step further, setting SMART recruiting goals that align with your overarching organizational goals will not only improve the quality of your new hires, it will ensure that new employees are aligned with the company’s driving mission. Leverage these strategies… Read more »

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The #MeToo era is all about taking victims seriously and developing zero-tolerance attitudes when it comes to harassment in the workplace. This is an extremely important movement for anyone who has ever felt victimized by someone in power, and it is leading to significant change. However, it has also shone a spotlight on false allegations… Read more »

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Teamwork is essential for success in today’s collaborative work environment. However, great teamwork doesn’t just happen on its own. If you want your employees to work together like a well-oiled machine, it takes effort and leadership.   Here are six easy ways you can build up your team to promote a healthy and productive team culture.   Team-Building Exercises … Read more »

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The modern healthcare system relies on locum tenens practitioners and professionals every day. Without these critical providers, healthcare staff can be overworked, and patients can experience higher stress and poor outcomes. Locum tenens means “place holder” in Latin and it is the term used for physicians and practitioners who fill gaps on an existing staff…. Read more »

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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 »