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Posted by Jim Fearon, Vice President, on Thursday, Feb 13, 2014
Bringing in skills from outside of Canada continues to contribute to the success of the national oil and gas workforce. In our Oil and Gas Global Salary Guide coming soon, it is revealed that the number of employers who hire expat workers in Canada increased by 7.6 per cent year-on-year. Interestingly, 21 per cent of Canadians were working abroad in 2013 indicating that the flow of talent is moving in two directions.
Posted by Jackie Burns, Vice President, on Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014
Recently we hosted our inaugural Resources & Mining webinar, presenting key findings from our 2014 Salary Guide. Firstly, I want to thank all those that attended. We had a great turn out and some great questions.
It’s been a year of turmoil in the resources and mining industry, although it’s not without a silver lining. Low global commodity prices have impacted companies across Canada - 41 per cent experienced a decrease in business activity in 2013. However over the past 12 months there has been resurgence in the beleaguered forestry sector.
Posted By Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Monday, Jan 27, 2014
I was recently interviewed by Denise Deveau with the National Post about recruiting in today's competitive and candidate short market and we discussed employers' recruitment tactics and what professionals are looking for in job offers. The key piece of advice I gave to Denise was that you can't build a recruitment strategy around the fact you pay high salaries. Only one company pays the most, and although most candidates won't leave their current job for less money, professionals today are wanting more out of their employers.
Posted By Travis O'Rourke, Senior Business Manager, on Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
Fifty-six per cent of professionals say business activity increased in the Information Technology (IT) sector in 2013, and 60 per cent believe it will continue to increase over the next 12 months. A significant 57 per cent of IT professionals predict a static economy in 2014, cited by ITWorldCanada.
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, President Hays Canada, on Monday, Jan 13, 2014