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Posted by Jackie Burns, Hays VP on Monday, Dec 14, 2015
The resources and mining industry in Canada is seeing a split between mining and forestry as one area slows due to falling commodity prices, while demand for lumber continues to drive a busy forestry sector. However, no matter which industry you’re working in, future talent should be a concern with three-quarters of hiring managers saying their industry is affected by the skills shortage.
With a shortage of intermediate and entry-level candidates in natural resources, how can forestry and mining leaders improve succession planning to create a talent pipeline?
Posted by Travis O'Rourke, Hays Director, on Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
The IT function and sector remains one of the most talent-short areas in Canada, with high demand for developers, security experts and UI/UX specialists.How can you attract and retain the best IT experts? And what should employers be doing now to reduce the skills shortage in years to come?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays President, on Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015
The latest Hays Salary Guide shows that banking and financial services is one of Canada's strongest industries, and accounting and finance remains a function with steady demand and some skills shortages.
Two-thirds (66%) of banking and financial professionals expect business activity to increase and almost as many (60%) accounting and finance professionals say there is a moderate to extreme skills shortage in their function.
What do you need to know to prepare for next year?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President on Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
The latest Hays Salary Guide shows that year–over–year, employers say Canada has a skills shortage, which is affecting their business activity and productivity levels. Recruiting is getting more difficult and the time required to recruit is causing pressure on hiring managers.
What can you do now to prepare for and prevent future skill shortages?
Posted on Friday, Nov 27, 2015