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TOP FUTURE EMPLOYMENT MARKETS

TOP FUTURE EMPLOYMENT MARKETS

Mark Hovind states, “The purpose of this page is to help you find industries that are projected to grow by 2018. The table below shows the employment in 1998, 2008… Read more »

So what are the hardest jobs to fill in 2012?

So what are the hardest jobs to fill in 2012?

If you are like me, you probably try to keep an eye on the labour market, what is the hot jobs, where are they and how much do they pay?… Read more »

The Scary Thing That Most Employees Do When They Leave A Company

The Scary Thing That Most Employees Do When They Leave A Company

Most of us believe that when some employees leave their organization’s to competitors or to start their own ventures, many of them take ideas or best practices from their recent… Read more »

Women are still struggling globally to gain parity with men in the workplace

Women are still struggling globally to gain parity with men in the workplace

Though women have made signicant progress in workplace over the last half century, there is still a very long road to travel. According to The Economist SINCE 1970 the proportion… Read more »

Generation Jobless: Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay

Generation Jobless: Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay

At Resume Solutions, we  meet a lot of students who are very very successful in their chosen majors, with many of them choosing competitive, demanding programs. However, we have meet… Read more »

Co-Workers Provide Valuable Insights into Employee Departures

Co-Workers Provide Valuable Insights into Employee Departures

This is an interesting article from Business News Daily: Rather than conduct exit interviews with employees leaving for another job, new research shows businesses may actually glean more information on… Read more »

Too Old for The Job? 5 Strategies For 55+ Job Hunters

Too Old for The Job? 5 Strategies For 55+ Job Hunters

Age discrimination is for real. It’s illegal for employers to discriminate based on age, but any older job-seeker knows it’s a fact of life. At a November 17th meeting in Washington,… Read more »

Is Freedom 55 for Canadian Baby Boomers Now A Pipedream?

Is Freedom 55 for Canadian Baby Boomers Now A Pipedream?

Freedom 55? This notion may be an old dream for many older working Canadians as new data from Stats Canada shows that workers today who are in their 50s will… Read more »

The State of Performance Management

The State of Performance Management

Some facts from the recent report, The Current State of Performance Management and Career Development Performance weighting is tipped toward results, particularly for executives When weighting the two sets of… Read more »

Part 3 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 3 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

How to protect yourself during your job search: You should never provide your social insurance number for Canadian job seekers or in the U.S your social security number, date of… Read more »

Part 2 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 2 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Special report Identity theft & Complaints A major concern among consumer rights professionals and law enforcement officials is the increased volume of fraud related to unethical companies who promises job… Read more »

Welcome to the age of the virtual worker

Welcome to the age of the virtual worker

I asked a question the other day, what would you sacrifice to work from home and many people responded that they would give up money and promotions for that opportunity.

Challenges facing IEPS/New Immigrants to Canada

Challenges facing IEPS/New Immigrants to Canada

A longitudinal survey of immigrants to Canada published in 2003 by Statistics Canada explored the “Progress and Challenges of New Immigrants in the Workforce,” revealing the disturbing reality that nearly… Read more »

Reverse brain drain, American workers are heading to Canada

Reverse brain drain, American workers are heading to Canada

For years we have lamented the volume of Canadians heading South of the border, now we are seeing the reverse; Canada’s stronger economy is becoming a magnet for Americans hunting… Read more »

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Catherine Findley was desperate to find a new job after graduating from college, so when she found a website that promised to find her a job in her field of… Read more »

Being a self-employed Canadian is great for your pocketbook!

Being a self-employed Canadian is great for your pocketbook!

Recent research from Stats Canada shows that the road to personal wealth and financial health seems to lie in self-employment Self-employed households in Canada had more than twice the ‘wealth,’… Read more »

Stats Canada – Payroll employment, earnings and hours

Stats Canada – Payroll employment, earnings and hours

We have had slow earnings growth over the summer and this could contribute to a slow down in the economy, july’s numbers are listed below: In July, average weekly earnings… Read more »

Social Networking Can = Job Search Success

Social Networking Can = Job Search Success

The best way to find a job is through networking. You can go to networking meetings, tap into your own personal network, or ask friends who they know.  With the… Read more »

Top 40 Under 40 winners: Was an MBA worth it?

Top 40 Under 40 winners: Was an MBA worth it?

I have been reading a lot of articles and opinion pieces lambasting the value of an MBA. Here is another interesting article in the Globe and Mail with Canada’s Top… Read more »

New Brunswick minimum Wage hike will cost up to 7,000 jobs – report

New Brunswick minimum Wage hike will cost up to 7,000 jobs – report

A 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage will cost New Brunswick between 1,900 and 7,000 jobs, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. For that reason the provincial… Read more »