Lessons Learned from Generational Diversity in the Workplace
Business Strategy

Lessons Learned from Generational Diversity in the Workplace

Today’s workforce reflects many cross generations working together. These include: The Silent Generation (1925-1945), Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1976), Millennials (1977-1995), and Generation Z (1996 and later). While each of these groups bring beneficial skills to the workplace, there tends to be differences in workforce behaviours between the oldest and the youngest generations, particularly…

Invest in STEM Top Talent and Offset Payroll Costs with Hiring Grants
Business Strategy

Invest in STEM Top Talent and Offset Payroll Costs with Hiring Grants

Across Canada, companies face various hiring needs throughout the year. In recent years, businesses have expressed a strong demand for technical talent, specifically for STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) positions. In the past year alone, over 39,500 positions have been created to support STEM jobs and by 2020, it’s expected that at least tech…

Webinar: Funding to Develop World-Class Tech Talent (March 20)
Business Strategy

Webinar: Funding to Develop World-Class Tech Talent (March 20)

Targeted training programs are one of the most effective ways for technology companies to scale operations quickly and efficiently. By providing managers and employees with training, companies can develop new products and services to improve their competitive position. But despite the clear benefits of skills development in the technology industry, few companies allocate enough capital…

Top Recruitment Methods to Improve Employee Retention
Business Strategy

Top Recruitment Methods to Improve Employee Retention

Considerable time and resources are needed to recruit new employees. From candidate searches to employee onboarding, it takes a lot of effort to find qualified workers who maintain the proper cultural fit for your organization. With so much invested in the process, employers should be looking for any way possible to maximize the retention of…

Top 3 Job Boards to Attract Youth Talent to Your Workforce
Business Strategy

Top 3 Job Boards to Attract Youth Talent to Your Workforce

Across Canada, talent and skill shortages remain a concern for many businesses and industries. Recent studies suggest that 82% of employers struggle to find properly trained and/or educated candidates to fill vacancies within their organization. Traditional recruitment methods are not enough; employers must leverage emerging technologies to effectively connect with youth talent, such as social…

How to Recruit Effectively with an ‘Always Hiring’ Mindset
Business Strategy

How to Recruit Effectively with an ‘Always Hiring’ Mindset

Building a team of top talent is one of the greatest challenges facing business leaders. Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report suggests that talent acquisition is the third most pressing challenge for companies to solve, and PLANT Magazine’s 2017 Outlook survey revealed that five of the greatest challenges businesses face all stem from recruiting…