The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »
Engineering is continuing its upward shift through technological advancement, scientific findings, and computing expertise, guaranteeing engineers continual employment and keeping the market competitive for employers looking to hire top talent.
This high demand for engineers is forcing companies to work hard to establish specific hiring goals in order to find their “perfect match” for a competitive … Read More »
A HOLE IN ONE
You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.
First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »
HR managers are often tasked with identifying “high potential” employees or “HiPos,” either for management positions or to take on important tasks.
But what is a high potential employee and what are the best ways to identify them?
Before answering that question, companies should identify their own needs and goals, and how their in-house talent can … Read More »
If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization. It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.
Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »