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Category: Human Resources

Labour Shortages Looming For Cariboo

Posted on November 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Human Resources. Comments Off on Labour Shortages Looming For Cariboo

The demand for workers is expected to be at the highest between 2011 – 2016, where demand exceeds supply by 250 to 1,000 workers. Over 10 percent of B.C.’s jobs in the Other Primary sector (forestry, mining, oil and gas, fishing, hunting and trapping) were located in Cariboo in 2011. This infographic is a compilation stats released by the B.C. Labour Market of Cariboo’s labour market now, including expected growth.


Average Vacation Time Canadians Get

Posted on October 23rd, by Lougie in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on Average Vacation Time Canadians Get

So how much vacation time should you get? Well we did some digging and according to Canadian Labour Laws, this is how much you are entitled.

 

SourcesLabour Government
CBC News
Benefits Canada
Canada One
The Province

 

 


What standard questions should employers ask prospective employees?

Posted on August 20th, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, In The Media, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Don’t forget to assess drive and motivation when hiring an employee

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Camila Louzada: Global recruitment manager, Vision Critical

Interviewing can be an overwhelming experience; trying to assess a candidate’s entire history, skills and fit in an hour is quite the task. As a consequence, important questions not directly related to skills often fall through the … Read More »


What a Background Check Covers (And What it Doesn’t)

Posted on August 13th, by Lougie in Human Resources, Recruitment. 1 Comment

The background check. It sounds intimidating, all-encompassing, legally binding and almost invasive in scope. Many people — employers or employees — never deal with them directly, and have only the vaguest ideas of what they really are or what they might reveal. In the childcare industry, though, background checks can be life-changing documents, for both nannies and … Read More »


Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

Posted on July 22nd, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

As professional recruiters we come across every kind of hiring process imaginable from one interview and hire to 15 interviews and counting as well as a multitude of candidate criteria including “must have industry experience” , “must have post secondary education” to “we prefer to hire outside the industry” and education is not as important … Read More »