Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.
It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »
Transparency – make it easy for potential employers to know that you were off work for parenting reasons. We all were brought into this world by our mom’s and employers should understand the realities of parenting.
Confidence – maintain confidence that your skills do not lose their value even though you have been out of the “paid … Read More »
Being able to effectively manage money is one of the most important skills to have, whether you’re operating a business or running a household. Unfortunately, with the fluctuating economy and turbulent markets, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and fall into the mindset that you don’t have enough.
But you can take control of your … Read More »
On April 19th, we attended a great presentation by Trevor Thomas of Kent Employment Law. Trevor is an employment lawyer who shared his legal expertise on the top five employment issues that cross his desk. The presentation focused on:
The difference between an employee versus an independent contractor,
The nuisances of employment contracts,
How the Employment Standards Act … Read More »
ITWs: Now what?
Many employers in Canada take advantage of the International Trained Workers program(s) to help alleviate employment needs. But that’s only the beginning. These are your employees now and you have to treat them fairly.
In our last blog about internationally trained workers (ITWs), we discussed how these Internationally Trained Workers help fill gaps left … Read More »