Like Tinder, but for Recruiting; Things to Know before Swiping Right (or Left)

Have you ever struggled to find the employees you needed to keep your operations running? To find the employees which support your company as you ramp up your productions or expand into new markets? You definitely aren’t the only one. Promoting from within is ideal, since it keeps your people happy and more productive. You […]

Marijuana: Legalization creating jobs?

Taking a leaf out of Colorado or Washington’s book, Canada has decided to make marijuana consumption legal. The legalization of marijuana is now a hot topic for all citizens whether they be smoker or non-smoker all wishing things don’t go up in smoke. If Canada successfully legalizes marijuana, it definitely should be sold and regulated […]

Autonomous Intelligence; the machines are coming for your job – Part 2

In the last article, we were talking about how AI is an inevitability for almost every industry. There is no getting around the fact that this disruptive technology is going to alter the way we operate our businesses. While there are many jobs that will remain untouched longer than others, there are a few that are just about […]

Why are you hiring Temps when you need Perm?

Stop hiring temps. You’re better off hiring perm. Every so often, we have a job that needs doing, and we don’t have the staff to spare. The job is only going to be a couple weeks, maybe a month, but then it’s done. This is the ideal situation for a temp worker; a person who […]

Unlocking Your Super Employee

Before you read this article, take a moment to look around your office, shop, or factory. Are you seeing superstars everywhere? Are each of your employees engaged in their work and meeting their potential? The answer is most likely that only about 30% of your employees are actively engaged. That’s the average. About an equal […]

Dear Job Seekers – Introduction to Job Fairs

Dear Job Seeker, Another avenue for job hunting (whether for summer jobs, co-ops, or your first position post-graduation) is attending Job Fairs.  If you do it right, you can leave a positive and lasting impression on the very people responsible for finding employees. I had a booth at the University of Guelph job fair a […]