Industry News & Insights

Hot jobs with low unemployment and high demand

Hot jobs with low unemployment, high demand, and rising salaries

Peter Harris| March 13, 2015 05:52 pm

While the national unemployment rate remains fairly static, there are a wide range of positions experiencing labour shortages. Here are 22 hot jobs that employers are struggling to fill right now.

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How much house can you get for $1 million in cities across Canada?

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 12, 2015 02:11 pm

A million bucks on the real estate market goes a lot further in St. John’s than in Toronto or Vancouver. Here’s what kind of digs a cool mil will get you from Eastern to Western Canada.

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The average salaries at 10 top-paying companies

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 11, 2015 04:55 pm

They say money isn’t the most important thing when it comes to finding a job, but a great paycheque doesn’t usually hurt. Here are ten top paying companies complete with salary information.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Salaries

Mark Zuckerberg’s one rule for hiring people at Facebook

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 6, 2015 09:10 pm

If only there was some hiring secret that would give us all the insight into making the perfect hire every time, right? I’m not going to offer it. But I have got something to add to your arsenal in the meantime – insight from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights
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How much it costs to rent an apartment in Canadian cities

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 26, 2015 06:20 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.

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Meditating business men

Sitting down and shutting up nearly doubles your chance of making the smart business decision

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 25, 2015 08:17 pm

The one thing has been proven in studies to improve decision making and increase productivity.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Man in a job interview with a long nose and a sheepish smile

What candidates most commonly lie about

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 24, 2015 09:00 pm

We tell candidates not to lie during the job search all the time, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 24, 2015 08:08 pm

One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview. That’s crazy, right? Right?

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights
Small business women planning

Five ways to become an Employer of Choice

Kevin Makra| February 20, 2015 06:28 pm

Making your company a great place for people to work doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, and it is great for business. Here are five ways to step up your talent attraction game.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Small Business
The top 10 hottest jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| February 19, 2015 06:51 pm

Demand for talented workers in many sectors is expected to increase throughout the year. These are the fields that can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques.

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