Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Industry Resources

5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

Posted on July 16th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, Engineering, Finance, HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on 5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

It is an unfortunate truth of our society that employees are often stereotyped based on their age. Some researchers suggest our society devalues the competence and adaptability of older employees. This does a great disservice to those employees, and also hurts the businesses who act upon these stereotypes.

Modern businesses aren’t usually looking to advertise unfair … Read More »

HR Policy Development : Attracting Top Female Talent

Posted on July 12th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on HR Policy Development : Attracting Top Female Talent

Gender imbalance, sexual harassment, and equal treatment have been significant issues for years. Nothing can change overnight, but I see employers now opening their doors to the most valuable candidate, regardless if it’s a woman or a man.

The companies we work with ask us to recruit candidates on their behalf and are, more and more, … Read More »

What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Posted on June 22nd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Many job seekers are drawn to work for an SMB (small to medium sized business) over working for large corporations or other similarly large organizations. SMBs, which are generally identified as having less than one hundred employees, comprise 98% of the over 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2015). In contrast to the … Read More »


Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

Posted on June 1st, by Kevin Leh in Engineering, Henry Goldbeck, In The Media, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

The Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was released earlier today, and shows the sector achieving “their strongest overall performance since April 2011, with the headline PMI reading boosted by faster new order growth and the greatest increase in pre-production inventories for six years.”* Regionally, “Quebec experienced the strongest overall improvement in manufacturing conditions” according … Read More »

Healthy, Happy, and Productive: Empowering your Workplace

Posted on June 1st, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Healthy, Happy, and Productive: Empowering your Workplace

On some level, we should all know that a happy employee is going to be more productive than an unhappy one. Study after study has proved that the better you feel, the better you work.

A good manager, or a good business, should have a keen interest in keeping their employees healthy and happy. However, the … Read More »