Why you’re missing out on 75% of available job opportunities

A recent study found that nearly eight (79%) per cent of employers say that they are not receiving enough qualified applicants for their available jobs. It turns out that the tools designed to make their work easier can be creating new challenges for hiring professionals. The research found that even the most qualified candidates are…

5 ways to find ideas for your next career

Many of us have been furloughed or laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic shutdown, and for some of us this might be the perfect time to pursue something else and make a career change. If that’s what you have been wanting to do, if the option is available to you, now…

Highly paid jobs that pay better than the “highest paying jobs”

Looking for a highly paid career? Here are five jobs that pay better than the “highest paying jobs” in America for 2019. Be careful about how much stock you put in those lists of highly paid jobs (even though this is one of them). One such list was recently released featuring supposed “best paid jobs…

10 tips for successfully working from home

Use these 10 tips for successfully working from home to keep yourself productive and on track. Remote work is on the rise and more and more people are demanding the option to work from home. Managers are often hesitant. They like to have their teams onsite, in part to be kept accountable. But if you…

30 affordable places to live and work remotely

If you live in a big city, it can often feel like all your time is spent working just to pay the bills, with little or no time or money left to just enjoy life. Tired of this? Many people are opting to get off the hamster wheel and move to less expensive locations. This…

Career trend: The rise of temporary work in Canada

It turns out that an increasing number of people are working temporary or contract jobs, rather than in traditional full-time permanent roles. Those are the findings of a new report released last week from Statistics Canada. Stats Can defines temporary work as employment that has a predetermined end date or that will end as soon…

The 10 best jobs in Canada for 2019

Hard on the heels of the recent CareerCast list of the worst jobs to have this year, the team over at Canadian Business magazine have compiled the flip side. They have just published their annual report on the best career paths to follow in this country. Most of the top spots are positions in STEM…

The worst job in the world for 2019?

It isn’t great to be a taxi driver right now. The jobs ranking team over at CareerCast have just released their annual report on the best and worst career paths to be in. Much like last year, taxi drivers fall at the bottom of the list. It’s not difficult to see why. The job itself…

Canada sees largest single month job creation on record

The Canadian economy added 107,000 new jobs in April – the single greatest one-month jump in employment ever recorded since Statistics Canada began tracking this data in 1976. Those were the findings of the latest Labour Force Survey, released this morning. Year-over-year, employment grew by 426,000 jobs – with more people working full-time (+248,000) as…