Increase employee retention with remote work options and workplace wellness

Employers that are seeing high turnover or failing to attract top talent might want to revisit their remote work policies and put some effort into workplace wellness programs. A new report finds that many people dislike the open concept office and want flexible work options and that workers don’t feel their employers care enough about…

Marché du travail : 8 tendances à surveiller en 2019

2019 frappe déjà à nos portes et Randstad a publié sa liste annuelle de tendances à surveiller pour la nouvelle année. Les dirigeants de Randstad et d’autres dirigeants RH ont partagé leurs commentaires et idées sur les défis et les changements à venir, qu’il s’agisse des préférences changeantes des employés ou de la nécessité de…

8 work trends to watch in 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, and we all look ahead to 2019, Randstad has released their annual list of work trends to watch for in the new year. According to a media release, Randstad executives and other leaders from the human resources services industry shared key insights into the challenges and changes ahead, “from…

Atlantic Canada’s established and emerging HR tech leaders continue to break new ground helping employers and job seekers connect

In today’s highly competitive labor market, employers need to adopt cutting-edge strategies in order to attract the talent needed to fill their open positions. Companies need to be nimble, they need to be fast, and they need to reach the right audience for their opportunities. Innovative solutions and audience-reach are the combined strengths of Atlantic…

12 questions to ask candidates during the job interview

There are certain questions you must ask a candidate during the job interview, like “Tell me about yourself” and “Why would you be a good fit for this role?” If you’re wondering what else to ask to get some good insight into a job candidate, here are 12 questions to ask during the interview with…

The one question I always ask candidates in job interviews

People who routinely hire will usually have their own signature questions that they like to ask. These will be the queries that they find reveal the most insightful details about a candidate. I once interviewed for a fairly senior level role and was asked by the VP of HR, “If you were an animal, which…

86% of workers say this is most important factor when considering a job

If you’re having trouble finding people who want to work for you, one of the things you might consider is offering flexible work arrangements if you don’t already. And if you’re not bringing you’re A Game to create a great candidate experience during the hiring process, you will probably miss out. A recent survey, the…