Job Search 2020: How to Find Employment during COVID-19

COVID-19 has shaken up the economy and the Canadian job market in unprecedented ways. No one could have predicted a few months ago that 2020 would be such a whirlwind across the board for numerous industries. Businesses—those that were fortunate enough to survive—have had to completely revamp their business models, back-end operations, customer experiences, e-commerce… Read more »

8 Steps to Take After You Lose Your Job

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly two million Canadians lost their jobs either on a temporary or permanent basis. The massive national economic downturn made it incredibly difficult for the country to recuperate, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. According to a CBC report, “Canada added 419,000 jobs… Read more »

How to Hire Employees for Your Business

Depending on the type of business you operate, you will likely need to hire a number of qualified employees, especially if you intend to grow or expand your business in the future. As much as you might want to handle everything on your own, sometimes that’s not feasible. So, what are your best options when… Read more »

Recruitment Plan for Small Businesses

Managing your own small business or start-up is challenging enough without adding the difficult task of recruiting the right employees to help you grow your business. Whether you’re looking for part-time, full-time, temporary, or permanent workers, you need to be especially selective to guarantee you’re recruiting the top talents in your industry and reduce your… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Recruitment Agency for Temporary Hires

Hiring new part-time, full-time, temporary, and permanent employees on your own can be extremely costly and time-consuming for your business. Creating enticing job postings, sifting through resumes and cover letters, interviewing candidates, and then training new hires is a lot to take on, especially for smaller organizations. Working with a qualified recruitment agency in Toronto… Read more »

How to Manage Remote Employees

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise globally, businesses everywhere have struggled to find ways of operating, while also abiding by the new social distancing rules. For many companies, this means implementing work-from-home policies. While the concept of remote working is far from new—an estimated 4.3 million employees worldwide (3.2% of the workforce)… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring the Best Remote Workers

A recent survey from Regus Canada stated that almost half (47%) of all Canadian employees work remotely in some form or another. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic and push for Canadians to work from home, this number has likely increased significantly over the last month or so. As businesses adapt to the “new normal” and… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring in a Competitive Market

Today’s job market is incredibly competitive. With so many jobs and unique opportunities for candidates to consider, it’s your job, as an employer, to ensure that your hiring process is up to the challenge. Gone are the days of simply posting a job listing and having candidates flock to you. These days, companies must go… Read more »