Are You A Parent? Here Are 7 Job Search Tips

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Whether you are a working parent looking for a better job opportunity or a stay-at-home parent looking to re-enter the workforce, the fact is, you’re busy. Finding time to search for a job can be extremely challenging when you’re balancing family and professional priorities. If you are a parent ready for new career challenges, here… 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 »

You Should Consider Travel Healthcare Opportunities. Here’s Why

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As a healthcare professional looking for career opportunities, you are not limited to jobs in your local area. There are a host of travel opportunities that let you work anywhere in the country without relocating. If you’re looking for an exciting job, if you have an adventurous spirit and you don’t mind living out of… 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 »

Am I Protected Against Discrimination in the Workplace?

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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 »

Ontario Targets Workplace Violence with Winter Blitz

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When is the last time you thought about workplace violence and harassment issues? Health care workplaces across Ontario need to make sure they are compliant with the violence and harassment policies and programs set out by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) this winter, as OHSA inspectors will focus on enforcing these requirements. The inspectors will… Read more »

Shining a Light On: Rebecca Parton

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So many employees are feeling the daily crunch of juggling work, a family, home life and more, and they’ve developed damaging habits: they don’t eat because they’re too busy, or they grab a cup of coffee and a doughnut for breakfast because it’s fast. They go out for a quick but not necessarily healthy sandwich… Read more »

How Pensions Will Be Key in the Termination of Ontario Employees

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How long has it been since you reviewed your pension plan? Are you familiar with the most important change to Ontario’s Pension Benefits Act that became effective in July 2012? For the convenience of our clients, EPC will summarize the application of “grow-in” rights to individual terminations from employment with provincially regulated employers. What Are… Read more »

Video Resumes: Passing Fad or the Future?

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If you’ve visited a job board or read up on new job search techniques recently, you’ve seen ads for video resumes. And you’re probably wondering if you should create one. Are they worth the money? Do employers really prefer them? Let’s consider the pros and cons. Pros: 1. You’ll definitely stand out from the crowd…. Read more »

Encouraging Innovation in Your Company

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If you want your business to grow and thrive, you have to be open to new ideas and to the option of change. But how do you generate new ideas for your business? Have you ever thought about asking your employees? After all, they’re the people who are in the trenches every day and know… Read more »