The world’s most attractive employers for 2020

Where do you want to work? If you’re with the majority of young people surveyed, it’s probably for one of the big name technology brands. Employer branding firm Universum surveyed over 235,273 university and college students from 12 countries to determine the most coveted employers by the latest generation of talent to enter the job…

Survey: Workers confess what they are really up to during virtual meetings

Remember meetings? Those time-consuming get togethers that would interrupt your work several times throughout most days at the office? While we did like to grumble about them, regular business meetings did have their advantages. Many of these benefits are becoming clearer now that the vast majority of meetings have gone virtual because of COVID-19. For…

Your desk job isn’t as mind-numbing as you think

Ever feel like you might be mindlessly going through the motions at your desk? Filling out TPS reports, reading memos, and getting hit with unnecessary Reply-All emails… It turns out that it’s actually good for your brain. People who work in office or desk jobs are at a lower risk of cognitive decline later in…

By the numbers: Canada gained over 400,000 new jobs in July

The Canadian job market continues to rebound from the crash it took in the height of the COVID-19 crisis. Statistics Canada is reporting that the economy added another 419,000 jobs in July. This follows from the nearly one million jobs gained a month earlier, in June. This brings the national unemployment rate down to 10.9…