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Posted by Jackie Burns, Hays Canada VP, on Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
The aging workforce is affecting a wide range of industries and sectors, but the skilled trades are facing an especially serious retirement boom - likely to start in just five years.
This means ample opportunities for trades and maintenance professionals at all levels as employers look to promote from within.
What do you need to do today, to fast track your career tomorrow?
Posted by Travis O'Rourke, Director, Hays Canada, on Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Almost half (45%) of IT hiring managers want to increase permanent headcount in 2016, but three-quarters are struggling to find the IT candidates they need, according to the Hays 2016 Salary Guide. One reason for this is the strong IT temp and contract market, where hourly pay rates can be higher, but there are also advantages to going full-time.
What are the upsides of such a move and what should you consider before making your decision?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President on Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
Many people know how to negotiate their next salary when they are applying for a job, but once they’re in a position it can seem more difficult to bring it up.
Hays Canada’s searchable Salary Centre offers quick comparisons for different provinces, as well as summarizing benefit trends by industry and sector.
How does your salary compare – and how can you negotiate better compensation?
Posted by Jackie Burns, Hays VP, on Thursday, Jan 28, 2016
Despite the downturn in oil & gas and mining, Canada still faces a serious shortage of skilled trades people – which could even be exacerbated by the downturn as international workers leave the country.
Canadian millwrights, mechanics, heavy-duty electricians, and other tradespeople will may have lots of opportunities available, but where are the best opportunities and what do you need to consider when weighing career options?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President on Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
Your resume is the first and, often worryingly, one of the most neglected steps of the job search process. Many people just don’t know where to start, especially if embarking on a job search after a long time.
Updating your resume can often feel like a daunting task so use this simple guide to help make the process as effective as possible.