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…

Les 5 principales compétences recherchées pour 5 emplois en demande

Vous voulez décrocher un emploi bien rémunéré dans un secteur compétitif? Mettez en évidence dans votre CV les compétences que les employeurs recherchent chez les candidats pour ces postes. Une façon de déterminer ce que sont ces compétences recherchées est d’examiner de nombreuses offres d’emploi pour des rôles semblables à celle qui vous intéresse et…

Unemployment in Canada hits a new record low

There was good news for Canadian workers in this morning’s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada. This country’s economy added 27,700 last month, which dropped the national unemployment rate down to 5.4 per cent — the lowest ever recorded since comparable data became available in 1976. Year over year, Canada has gained 453,000 jobs or…

Employer reveals the secret ‘coffee cup test’ used to rule out candidates

Not all job interview questions sound like straight-forward inquiries about your work experience and education. Employers are screening you on your behaviour from the moment you arrive until you have left the building at the end of the meeting. That’s why your appearance, your small talk, handshake, and body language are all so important. Every…

Five sentences that will get you rejected at any job interview

You probably won’t get hired for every job that you interview for. Our research has found that most Canadians have to interview for four jobs in order to get one offer. However, if you find yourself going to job interview after interview without success, it might be time to review your technique. Let’s start with…

L’essor du travail temporaire au Canada

Il s’avère qu’un nombre croissant de personnes occupent des emplois temporaires ou contractuels, plutôt que des postes permanents traditionnels à temps plein. Ce sont les conclusions d’un nouveau rapport publié la semaine dernière par Statistique Canada. Statistique Canada définit le travail temporaire comme un emploi dont la date de fin est prédéterminée ou qui prendra…