Why COVID-19 could mean a boost for your paycheque

Canadian employers have a growing list of concerns lately, not least of which includes the worry about losing their top performing staff members. Those are some of the key findings from new research conducted by staffing firm Robert Half. A majority of senior managers surveyed (82 per cent) said they are worried about their company’s…

Stats Can: Canada’s highest (and lowest) paying university degrees

The data crunchers at Statistics Canada have just released the latest numbers on how much graduates from various disciplines and degree programs earn on average on the job market. Because of the time involved in gathering the information over a relevant time period and then analysing the results, this wage report reflects earnings pre-COVID-19. With…

The top 10 highest paying brands in the world

Want to rake in the really big bucks? Good choice. One of the ways to go about it is to launch your career in one of the highest paying sectors. Another is to land a job at one of the companies that offer the greatest compensation. To help out with that plan, a new report…

By the numbers: Where the jobs are in Canada right now

The Canadian economy added 30,000 more jobs in February. Those are the latest numbers from Statistics Canada in this morning’s Labour Force Survey. Those new opportunities weren’t enough to make a serious dent in overall employment nation wide. In fact, the national unemployment rate ticked up to 5.6 per cent as more people entered the…