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Posted Jackie Burns, Hays VP, on Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015
Serious shortages in skilled trades affect employers across Canada, especially as different industries compete with each other and internationally for millwrights, electricians, mechanics and other qualified tradespeople. Those with their Red Seal journeyman certificate are in especially high demand.
Where are these opportunities, and how can candidates and employers make the best match?
Posted Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
Posted Andy Robling, Hays VP, on Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
More than almost any other sector, financial professionals find their careers tied to the ups and downs of the industry in which they specialize.
With almost three quarters of Accounting and Finance employers struggling to find the right skills in the current labour market, pressure on staff has increased stress leave or lowered office morale.
What should you expect from 2015?
Posted Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
But when contract roles pay up to 50% more than permanent positions, employers need to get creative to attract and retain the top talent.
Posted by Jackie Burns, Hays Canada Vice-President, on Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015
More than half of resource and mining employers say productivity is affected by talent shortages, and respondents are more optimistic about next year with 88 per cent expecting increased or stable business activity.
How can companies address those shortages to make the most of growth opportunities in 2015?