I Am An Engineer, Are Certifications Worth The Effort?

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You can work as an engineer in Canada with just a degree, but a professional engineer certification (P.Eng.) is something that many engineers pursue to advance their careers. So, is this certification worth the effort and cost?   What Are The Advantages of a P.Eng.?   When you hold a P.Eng. in Canada, you are licensed to… Read more »

7 Ways To Attract & Keep Top STEM Talent

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No one can afford to lose top STEM talent in a competitive market. There is a well-documented skill gap in STEM, and it is important to retain your best employees for as long as possible in order to control costs and maintain continuity. Here are seven ways to attract and retain top STEM talent.   Pay… Read more »

Employer Risks For Medical Marijuana In The Workplace

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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 »

It’s A Great Time To Make A Career Move

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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 »

5 Mistakes That Could Cost You The Job

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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 »

Healthcare Mistakes Happen: Here’s How To Help Your Team Prevent Them

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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 »

Tips For Fighting Gender Discrimination In Tech

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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 »

Showcase Your IT Skills On Your Resume

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Writing a resume is a stressful prospect. That single document can make or break your chances of landing an interview, so the pressure is on to make it perfect. But how do you showcase your IT skills on your resume so that it passes resume scanning software while also positioning you as an ideal candidate?… Read more »

What It Takes To Be A Welder

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Welders are skilled tradespeople who fuse together metal components to form permanent bonds. They work in nearly every industry from construction to aerospace to manufacturing and more. Any product, structure or device that includes metal parts requires welding, and skilled professionals are in high demand. This is what it takes to be a welder in… Read more »

Legal Issues To Consider In Your Hiring Process

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On the surface, hiring is a straightforward process. You post a job, evaluate candidates, conduct interviews, choose one, check their references, make the offer. In reality, the hiring process is filled with potential legal landmines. Canadian workers are protected from workplace discrimination starting with the hiring process. Failing to walk the line could open your… Read more »