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Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Face-to-face interviews remain a key part of the hiring process. Conducted fairly and thoroughly, they are an effective and efficient means of gathering relevant information upon which to make a sound decision.
But are you making sure the interviewee has the information they need to make a good decision?
Posted By Rowan O’Grady, President, Hays US on Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Games rooms, free candy, ping pong tables – these have been badges of honour for employers trying to attract top talent, especially in the tech industry. But are these effective attraction and retention tools? What do employees really want from their work environment?
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
For those not familiar with the term, a purple squirrel is a term used in recruitment to describe a candidate that is near impossible to find. It is someone who has a set of niche skills, experience and background to do a specific role.
But, if you are being asked to find that mythical candidate don’t give up hope. Here are 5 simple steps to help you in your search.
Posted by Jim Fearon, VP, Hays Canada on Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
Construction is one of the busiest sectors in Canada, and has seen a lot of recent growth. It’s a good time to be in this industry, with half of employers saying they will increase headcount in 2018.
But with fewer employers expecting to increase activity, are we at the start of a plateau? What will that mean for your career?
Posted Kimball Norup - SVP, Head of Growth, Hays Talent Solutions Americas on Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
With unemployment at historic lows, and a growing number of unfilled jobs across many sectors of the economy, we have entered a new era of talent scarcity. Driven by a number of economic, demographic, and firmographic trends the contingent workforce is growing in both size and importance for organizations that need to get work done. In today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace, those organizations that can effectively attract and retain talent will gain a distinct competitive advantage. One proven solution for companies to secure the best talent is to proactively market their employer brand with the goal of becoming the “client of choice” for these valuable flexible workers.