Closing the Gender Wage Gap in Ontario

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The gender wage gap – the difference between wages earned by women compared to wages earned by men for similar work – is very real in the province of Ontario. Statistics Canada reports that female workers within the province, on average, earn 26 percent less than men in equivalent positions. In other words, women earn… Read more »

Want Better Hiring Outcomes? Then Refine Your Hiring Needs

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An organized, strategic approach to hiring saves you time, money, and the headache of having to rehire when a candidate doesn’t work out. By clearly defining hiring needs – and then refining them as your business evolves – you will:

Recruiting Trends to Look For in 2015

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The global economy continues its recovery and businesses are changing in response to employment demographics and the social media revolution. As the new year dawns, employers must prepare for an even more competitive and fast-paced hiring environment. A Snapshot of What the Year Will Hold In the face of ever-growing competition for the best talent,… Read more »

Employment Outlook for Young Canadian Workers

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The employment picture for young Canadian workers is a cause for concern, as too many remain unemployed or underemployed. Underemployed workers are those who are part time but would prefer to be full time. In addition, a significant percentage of the nation’s “twenty something” population has simply given up searching for employment all together. Political… Read more »

Progress Reached on Canada Job Grant

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Following months of negotiations, it looks like the Canada Job Grant is nearing implementation in all provinces and territories with the exception of Quebec. About the Canada Job Grant – and Where It Stands Originally scheduled for April 1 implementation, the new launch date for the grant is targeted for July 1. Initially, the Canada… Read more »