The highest paying skilled trades in Canada right now

Want a high-paying job with plenty of openings in Canada right now? Consider the skilled trades. Statistics Canada followed the career progress of apprentices in the skilled trades to see how much they earned on average when they received their certifications. To create a robust portrait of the income potential of these professionals, they also…

Twelve up and coming professions to watch

Technology is changing, and the world of work is changing with it. A new report on futuristic jobs shows the impact that drones, AI, and other emerging tech are having on the jobs we will hold. Completely new roles are being created, while some traditional occupations are evolving in new directions. The report, published in…

Five things you must do before applying for any job

There it is. The job that you really want just became available online. Should you fire off that resume right away so that you are among the first applicants? Sort of, but not really. While there is some advantage to applying early, taking a bit of time to take care of a few essential pre-application…

How hiring local candidates can boost your bottom line

More and more Canadian companies are struggling to connect with the candidates they need to fill their open positions. This is particularly true for organizations right here in Atlantic Canada. A recent report from the Business Development Bank of Canada found that this country is experiencing a growing shortage of skilled workers and that Atlantic…

Les emplois les mieux rémunérés pour les diplômés en technologie

Les jeunes peuvent gagner des salaires enviables très tôt dans leur carrière, surtout s’ils œuvrent dans le secteur lucratif de la technologie. Un organisme qui surveille les tendances du marché du travail en matière de rémunération a récemment étudié des milliers de dossiers salariaux pour les travailleurs âgés de 18 à 24 ans. Les nouveaux…

New report reveals the highest paying jobs for technology grads

Young people can earn some enviable salaries very early in their careers, especially if they enter the lucrative tech sector. Comparably, an organization that monitors the job market for trends in careers and compensation, recently studied thousands of salary records for workers aged 18-24. Recent grads who studied computer science, business or design landed the…

Employer branding is more crucial than ever in your online recruitment

A company’s greatest resource is its people. This is why businesses compete to hire the best candidates on the market. While recruiting the most talented people has long been a challenge for many organizations, in today’s labour market, it is only becoming even more difficult. Unemployment in Canada is at historic lows, with many regions…