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How non-techies can find the right tech talent

Recruitment is a tough industry to be involved with – being able to find the right person for the job takes a lot of perseverance More...

As goes the province, so goes the local community

I live and work in an area of Ontario which is perceived to be struggling economically. Major manufacturing left the area many years ago. The More...

Create win-win-win results with employer engagement

There’s no universal solution to bringing job seekers and employers together. It’s not simply a relationship between labour supply and labour demand; it requires the More...

Tech is about to take the work out of finding your perfect job

For too long, we’ve had to “find a job.” It’s about time the right jobs found us. Most of us generate so much data as More...

BDB Announces 225 New Jobs for Belle Glade

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, Palm Beach County, and the City of Belle Glade, announced that More...

The workplace is changing but the question remains: Will the manager of the future be a robot?

The workplace is changing but the question remains: Will the manager of the future be a robot? What if your boss was a robot? One More...

New survey reveals parents’ misconceptions about STEM careers in manufacturing

Alcoa Foundation and SkillsUSA working together to inform parents about the strong wages and benefits available in manufacturing careers NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ More...

Ontario’s ‘eye-popping’ shift to low-wage work

It’s one of the most excruciating decisions single mom Jodi Dean has ever made: choosing between the unpredictable, $13-an-hour job her family relied on, and More...

Business leaders wrestle with solving youth unemployment: James

Zabeen Hirji, the chief human resources officer for RBC, couldn’t help noting: It’s a summer’s day, early in the morning, it’s raining, and the Pan More...

Filling the ICT skills gap

Emma Okonji writes that the collaboration between Lagos State Government and Samsung Engineering Academy to train future-ready Nigerians on practical skills acquisition is a sure More...

Spurring a manufacturing boom in Quebec could take more than just a weak Canadian dollar

MONTREAL – For BONE Structure, a Laval, Que.-based home designer and builder, the U.S. building permits it expects in the coming days are arriving at More...

ILO, varsities chart path to better deal at work

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and some universities around the world are meeting to chart policies that will deliver a better work environment for workers. More...