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Housing Price Index and New Housing Starts Data Paints a Vivid Picture of the Construction Industry in Western Canada

Posted on August 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on Housing Price Index and New Housing Starts Data Paints a Vivid Picture of the Construction Industry in Western Canada

The monthly Canadian New Housing Price Index data was released today and showed a 0.1% increase, which was above the forecasted 0.0%. This is the first increase since January of this year, which has seen a flat market so far, even decreasing slightly at -0.2% in April’s release.

Conversely, overall Housing Starts were down, figures released … Read More »

Disrupting HR for the Modern Workforce

Posted on July 27th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Company News, Events, HR Events, HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Technology, Working Internationally. Comments Off on Disrupting HR for the Modern Workforce

 

Myself and another of our senior recruiters, Karen Epp, recently attended the forum Hacking HR. This forum brings together professionals for collaboration, networking and discussion about how HR and technology can come together to create the workplace of the future.

The discussion offered insight into rapid development of technology and the need for HR methods and … Read More »

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 »

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 »