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Posted By Andy Robling, Vice President, on Thursday, Nov 28, 2013
We are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting at the 2013 Construct Canada show. Come visit our booth to get the latest information on the job market, jobs available and available candidate pool. We also will be presenting at this years show. Read more to learn about our upcoming session on 'Recruitment Trends for 2014: where the money is.'
Posted By Rowan O'Grady, President, Hays Canada, on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
I am pleased to announce our sixth edition of the Hays Journal has just launched and is available by request. For this initial post, I am discussing the Value of Values article and the impact that values have on your recruitment and retention plans. Values are only as good as they are exemplified, which needs to come from top down. During times of financial crunch, thinking about values can easily be forgotten about, but in today's competitive market for candidates, values and company culture weigh heavily on Canadian professionals decision on whether to stay with a company.
Posted By Travis O'Rourke, Senior Manager, Temporary & Contract Divisions, on Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
We recently held a webinar on what IT professionals want when looking for a new job, or evaluating whether to stay with their current employer. Some key highlights include that seniority level and perceived level of status is more important to IT professionals than those in other sectors and industries. So what does this mean to you as an employer? What can you do with this information that can be useful in your recruitment and retention planning? Watch this recent webinar and gain valuable insight and information that you can use to help make your business and job offers more competitive in this candidate short market.
Posted by Andy Robling, Vice President, Greater Toronto Area, on Friday, Nov 8, 2013
The Canadian Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) recently held their national conference in Toronto. The theme was productivity in Canada, bringing to the table perspectives from business and finance on Canadian productivity. It was a great event to attend and be a part of, with over 500 professionals in attendance, a great amalgamation of Toronto's accounting and finance community.
Read more about the impact of people on productivity.
Posted By Rowan O'Grady, President, Hays Canada on Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013
This is the second year that we have collaborated with Oxford Economics to publish the Hays Global Skills Index, a comprehensive indicator of the state of the market for skilled labour. Labour markets across the globe are increasingly suffering from chronic and serious skills shortages. There are no quick fixes but it is clear in all cases that businesses, education establishments and governments need to work together to build the right skills pipeline, and ultimately, a sustainable global economic recovery.
Canada is facing a significant talent mismatch.