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  • 6 REAL Reasons You Didn’t Get The Job

    “How dare they!” says a frustrated job seeker. “I was near perfect at the interview. Every question they threw at me I nailed. They even told me how great a fit I’d be for the job. But I just called them and they’ve given the position to someone else. What gives?” Read more....

  • Employment Law

    Managers are having to accommodate workers’ religious beliefs while taking care in expressing their own
     
    BOSSES all over the Western world have been warned. Unless they make allowances for the religious faiths of their ever more diverse workforces, they will suffer lawsuits, official rebukes and protests from staff. Employees increasingly expect to be able, for example, to dress in accordance with their faith while at work, and be given appropriate times and places for prayer. Read more...
     
     

     

  • Is college worth it?

     

    Too many degrees are a waste of money. The return on higher education would be much better if college were cheaper. Read more....

  • Holding back half the nation

    Women’s lowly status in the Japanese workplace has barely improved in decades, and the country suffers as a result. Shinzo Abe would like to change that. Read more...

     

  • Résumés: What's in and what's out in

    Résumés: What's in and what's out in 2014

    Susan Ricker, CareerBuilder writer

    On "Project Runway," Heidi Klum often declares, "One day you're in, the next day you're out." While she's referring to fashion, the cyclical nature of trends extends to résumés and job-search tactics as well. And if your résumé style is out in 2014, you may well be out, too. Read more...

  • Canada Sheds 7,000 Jobs In February; Economists Were Expecting Growth

    The rebound in the job market that economists had been expecting failed to materialize in February, as Canada lost 7,000 jobs that month, according to Statistics Canada. Read more...

  • HOW CV CHANGE LED TO JOB OFFERS

    How CV change led to job offers in just two weeks

    Getting a job has never been more difficult and with online applications and social networking to contend with, the world of job seeking has changed dramatically in just a short period of time. Click here...

  • HOW TO GET A JOB

    How to get a job in the digital age

    3 December 2013 Last updated at 00:11 GMT

    Job listings have changed since the days of newspaper classified ads - it has never been easier to find situations vacant or to apply for them at the press of a button. Click here

  • The Light Bulb Conspiracy

    This is a documentary that I would like to share with everyone, on how people take measures to stimulate the job market. Enjoy

    !https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfzQzGNYaiU

  • Net gains and losses

     

    THE developed world has an ageing problem. As the baby boomers retire, the size of the workforce in many places will stagnate or shrink. So generating economic growth will require a very healthy improvement in productivity Click here to read more

     

  • Changes to the foreign workers program

     

    Temporary foreign workers to cost employers $275 each

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  • Post on the future of employment

  • New Segment! Robert Gordon: The death of innovation, the end of growth

    We are starting a new segment to get future prospects thinking of jobs of the future, and what career path they want to take. Enjoy our weekly segment!

     

    Robert Gordon: The death of innovation, the end of growth Listen...

  • Rodney Brooks: Why we will rely on robots

  • Baxter gets to work

    MORE than a million robots work in factories around the world, most of them building cars. But in the view of many experts these machines are akin to the mainframe computers of old: big, expensive, inflexible and requiring teams of specialists to instruct them what to do. One of those experts, Rodney Brooks, has long argued that what industry needs is the robotic equivalent of the PC. In October, the result of his thinking will go on sale in the form of a robot called Baxter. Read more 

  • Manufacturing jobs continue to disappear while mining and energy grow

    OTTAWA — Employment within Canada’s mining and petroleum extraction sector is continuing to grow, countering the country’s manufacturing industry where jobs are still disappearing, according to data from the 2011 National Household Survey. Read more 

  • Labour Force Survey April 2013


    Following a decline the previous month, employment was little changed in April and the unemployment rate remained at 7.2%.

    Compared with 12 months earlier, employment increased 0.9% or 163,000, all in full time. The total number of hours worked rose by 1.5% over the same period.

    Employment in Alberta increased by 15,000 in April, offsetting the loss in the previous month and pushing the unemployment rate down 0.4 percentage points to 4.4%. Compared with 12 months earlier, employment in Alberta grew by 1.9%. Read more...

     

  • Alberta has second highest private sector job vacancy rate

    Alberta has the second highest private sector job vacancy rate in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.  “The vacancy rate in Alberta is still rising, but just not as fast as it has in the last couple of years,” said Richard Truscott, Alberta Director for the CFIB.  The private sector job vacancy rate in Alberta increased slightly in the first quarter of 2013, up 0.1 points to 3.7 per cent, representing 59,600 unfilled jobs.  According to the recent RBC provincial outlook, Alberta employment is forecast to grow by 2.6 per cent this year, second only to Saskatchewan’s 2.7 per cent. In 2014, employment growth of 1.9 per cent in Alberta is expected to lead the country. MORE ...

  • Foreign worker program changes bad for small businesses, critic says Calgary immigration lawyer unhappy with Ottawa's new rules for temporary employees

    The federal government's changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program could be bad news for small businesses in Alberta, says a Calgary immigration lawyer.Ottawa announced on Monday that employers will no longer be allowed pay foreign employees up to 15 per cent less than the average wage.  The Conservative government is also freezing a program that sped up the ability of companies to bring in workers.  Evelyn Ackah, whose firm helps businesses navigate immigration law, said bigger firms will be at an advantage under the new rules. MORE

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