Stuart Foxman / May 01, 2012
It’s time to fill a position. Contracting out the placement can be one of your smartest hires.
What it is
Recruiters, search firms, staffing agencies, headhunters—by any name, they help you find the right fit for a job opening.
Why you need it
Representatives from these firms can source and screen candidates, check references, … Read More »
Excerpts from Service Canada Repo2012-01-05
Type of work
Specialists in human resources develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employers on personnel matters.
For the full and official description of this occupation according to the National Occupational Classification (NOC), visit the NOC site.
Examples of Occupational Titles
Business agent, labour … Read More »
What’s the workplace really like? A new survey claims women are working their tails off… and men are more likely to play hooky.
According to a survey of 5,000 U.S. employees performed by theFIt.com, 54% of women report working nine or more hours a day, compared to 41% of men.
And, at least in one aspect, women … Read More »
You may think you’re getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You’re probably wrong.
There’s been a flurry of recent coverage praising Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for leaving the office every day at 5:30 p.m. to be with her kids. Apparently she’s been doing this for years, but only recently “came … Read More »
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Certain careers such as those in the medical and legal professions are generally considered to be prestigious and lucrative.
But there are costs – both tangible and intangible – involved in pursuing careers in these and other well-paying professions.
Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Read on to find out.
Dream Jobs Vs. Lucrative Professions
Let’s … Read More »