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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In the healthcare industry, good communication can literally be a matter of life or death. It’s not always that dramatic, but the fact is, miscommunication can lead to serious issues for patients, can increase patient dissatisfaction, and can even lead to financial losses for the facility. Vast improvements won’t happen with the snap of your fingers, but there are… Read more »

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Are you looking for a new healthcare position? Whether you’re unhappy at your current job or you’re looking to make a strategic move, a healthcare recruiter can help you find a great job and fulfill the career vision you’ve laid out for yourself.  Here are just a few reasons why you should use a healthcare… Read more »

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Navigating Canada’s medical marijuana rules can be a challenge for many employers. No matter how you may feel about its use personally, your employees do have rights under the law when it comes to receiving medical treatment. Here are some of the biggest risks facing employers today.  Following The Duty To Accommodate   Canadians can be prescribed medical marijuana for… Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

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Recently, Forbes talked to several women in tech about trends they see coming down the pike. These leaders expect to see people and industries using technology in more powerful ways in the coming years. These trends say tech leaders will lead to even more demand for skilled tech pros. Here are some of the trends… Read more »

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It’s no secret that the battle for tech talent is fierce. Most companies are nowhere near where they want or need to be in terms of technology utilization. One of the biggest reasons for that disparity is difficulty finding tech talent. The good news? There are solutions. If you struggle to fill tech roles, a… Read more »

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It’s no secret that marijuana is big business in Canada. According to forecasts from Deloitte, legal cannabis could become a $22.6 billion industry and generate over 150,000 jobs over the next several years. As time goes on, employers will be looking for specific cannabis-sector experience, but for right now, they are just looking to scoop… Read more »

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It is easy to understand why employers want to hire candidates with at least some professional experience, but in a tight job market, savvy employers are reframing their approach. When good candidates are hard to find, it could pay dividends to relax your experience requirements and focus on hiring enthusiastic, trainable recent graduates for open… Read more »