Women choose lower paying university majors than men

Women choose lower paying university majors than men. New research has found this to be the case even when both male and female college students say they want to pursue a major with the best earning prospects, and asked the question of why. Even when women prioritize earnings, other preferences win out Sociologist Natasha Quadlin…

Workplace diversity is high priority for job seekers

More than 50% of Canadians see discrimination in the workplace according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, Beyond Good Intentions: Bringing an Employee Lens to Diversity & Inclusion in Corporate Canada, looks at the workplace experience of diverse employees in Canada. Discrimination common in Canadian workplaces In a survey of…

Nearly half of Canadian millennials work the gig economy

Nearly one in five Canadians is, or has at some point been, engaged in the gig economy. And if you look only at millennials, that number more than doubles, according to an Angus Reid poll. One in five Canadians have or do work the gig economy The survey asked Canadians about their experience with and…

12 networking don’ts

Don’t mess up your job and career prospects with these networking don’ts. Networking is a necessity for anyone who wants to find a job and/or advance their career. You have to get out there and meet people, since it’s through people that you’re likely to find many great opportunities. Networking doesn’t just happen at industry…

What hiring managers wish you knew

If you’ve ever wonder what potential employers are thinking, we hope this article on what hiring managers wish you knew will shed some light for you. The job search can be a big mystery. What do employers want? What are they looking for? Why did that guy get hired and I didn’t? We decided to…

Happy employees are more productive than unhappy ones by this much

It should be a no brainer that happy employees are more productive, but in case you need proof, a new study proves it. New research from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, in collaboration with British multinational telecoms firm BT, has found that happy employees are 13% more productive than unhappy ones. According to a media…

13 tips on how to use social media to get a job

Social media can be a great job hunting tool, but you have to use it properly. Read on for 13 tips on how to use social media to get a job. Whether it’s LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or something else, social media is a platform for you to showcase your best self, nothing more and…

Les employeurs peuvent déterminer votre statut social après seulement quelques mots

Une nouvelle étude révèle que les gestionnaires d’embauche vous jugent sur votre statut social, qu’ils peuvent déterminer avec précision après vous avoir entendu dire seulement sept mots. L’étude, menée par des chercheurs de Yale, a révélé que les gens peuvent évaluer avec précision la situation socioéconomique d’un étranger, définie par leur “revenu, leur éducation et…

Survey finds what employers are looking for in a job candidate

Do you want to know what employers are looking for in a job candidate? It’s potential. According to a recent survey, employers are super interested in your capacity to become something in the future, more so than they are in your experience, personality and education. 45% of hiring managers look for potential above all else…

Workplace diversity benefits the bottom line

Workplace diversity can help businesses grow, improve profits and outperform the less diverse and inclusive competition. If you’re looking to open up business opportunities and increase your bottom line, you might consider being more diverse in your hiring practices. A diverse workplace means one that employs people from a range of demographics, experiences, and more….