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Category: Industry Resources

Accounting Functions – What’s the Difference?

Posted on February 19th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Karen Epp, Recruitment. No Comments

No business can successfully function without a thorough understanding of their financial situation.  While a one-person start-up may be able to function for a while with little more experience than balancing a cheque-book, successful growth will soon make it abundantly clear that more qualified help is required.  It doesn’t take long to discover that ‘accounting” … Read More »

Unpaid Internships: The Good, the Bad and the Legally Murky

Posted on February 18th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Human Resources, Recruitment. No Comments

The moon, the stars, the flowers in spring. According to Frank Sinatra the best things in life are free. But does this apply to labour? Internships, especially unpaid internships, can be a hot-button issue. Some regard them as a great opportunity for young career-minded individuals, while others see them as an exploitative practice. What are … Read More »

Recruiting for Non-Profits

Posted on February 12th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Recruiting for Non-Profits

Not-for-profit organizations are an essential part of society and offer a tremendous service to those whom they serve. These organizations accomplish lofty goals through the tireless efforts of their many contributors. Often, in the pursuit of moving these mountains, non-profits will have to attract top talent capable of advancing the organization’s agenda. Unfortunately, this means … Read More »

USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Posted on February 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, Human Resources, In The Media. Comments Off on USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Canadians seeking non-immigrant working visas, and renewal of such visas, should be aware of potential changes to existing agreements when the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes effect in early 2019.

An Overview of USMCA, or CUSMA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was finalised on September 30, 2018, and is expected to take effect around January 1, 2020, … Read More »

The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

Posted on January 23rd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on The Parental Leave Extension: New Rules, New Costs?

It has been nearly one year since the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect, which immediately impacted many workplaces across Canada. While these effects were primarily felt in federally-regulated sectors, many observers in the human resource field speculated that the changes would eventually impact all workplaces.

If, as claimed this time … Read More »