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Posted Jackie Burns, Hays VP, on Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015
The mining industry downturn has made resource and mining employers more conservative in their expectations for growth in 2015, but a third of employers still expect staff levels to increase this year - if they can find the skilled workers they need.
Employers are facing significant difficulties finding the specific skills they need, especially for tradespeople such as millwrights, mechanics and electricians.
Posted Travis O'Rourke, Director of IT, Hays Canada on Thursday, Feb 19, 2015
High demand for experienced IT professionals shows no sign of slowing as almost three-quarters of employers expect business activity to increase in 2015. Looking ahead, the market offers no easy or quick solutions for IT employers looking for talent. The need to be flexible and aware of the competition is key. Key areas of demand are mobile, web, database and software development, all of which drive business growth. Employers are especially hard-pressed to find qualified candidates with expertise in mobile, cloud, analytics and security.
Posted Jim Fearon, Hays VP on Thursday, Feb 19, 2015
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
As high-rise projects intensify in cities outside of Toronto and Vancouver, candidates with relevant experience, particularly those who can oversee large projects, are in high demand. Where are the most opportunities and how can employers find the right candidates?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
Only one company can offer the top dollar and better benefit packages are becoming the norm for attracting and retaining top talent. What are the new minimums companies are offering, and what can qualified accounting and finance candidates demand from a potential employer?