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….

Job hopping is on the rise – and that’s a good thing

Job hopping is the new normal. New research has shown that older millennials (those born in the early 1980s) have already switched jobs nearly eight (7.8) times, even though they are only in their mid-careers. Statistics also show that the rate at which people are quitting their jobs has increased 25 per cent since 2013….

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…

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…

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…