Marketing your business as a recruitment strategy

Have you ever looked at the journey a jobseeker goes on when trying to apply for a job with your company? Where do they go to find opportunities? What does this process look like? And finally what messages are you providing them along the way? Clarity is a big issue in the job market. It […]

Creating an effective job description

Creating job descriptions can sometimes seem like a daunting task. Here are some useful tips on putting together an effective job description that attracts the right talent to your organization: Get the basics right Your job title should match the actual description, responsibilities, and level of seniority or experience required in the job. This will […]

Poaching an employee – a closer look

Poaching an employee from a competitor can strike a killer blow, simultaneously boosting your prospects while crippling the other business. It might be good for the bottom line today, but is it a sustainable strategy? On the plus side, there’s potentially a boost to revenue, sales, customers and leads when one of your competitor’s employees […]

A competitive salary is worth its weight in gold

A competitive salary plays a vital role when it comes to attracting and retaining the best people. If your business does not offer a competitive pay package, you may be putting yourself at risk when it comes to sourcing top talent. A smart salary policy can in fact support your business. It’s time to start looking […]

Recognizing Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Knowing how to identify and support employees who are struggling with mental health issues can be imperative to employee’s overall performance and attitude at work. As an employer, you need to recognise the signs and ensure your business has the necessary supports in place. Work life impact on mental health Work can often contribute to […]

Is your company prepared for a cyber-attack?

As new enterprise technologies spread, businesses across multiple sectors are coming to terms with a growing and rapidly evolving landscape of cyber-threats. How can you ensure that your company is protected against cyber-attacks? Review your security policies From email phishing scams to ransomware to malicious websites, it is important to stay updated on the latest […]

Onboarding Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

A good onboarding experience plays an important role in making sure that new employees enjoy their role and ultimately stay at the company. Here are just a few onboarding mistakes that you need to avoid if you want to keep that dream hire. Neglecting your employer brand This is your company’s personality, culture and values. Candidates […]

How much is employee turnover costing you?

Are you facing employee turnover problems in your business? Have you been hiring replacements and carrying on business as usual? You may be overlooking the negative impact employee turnover is having on your overall business. Business costs Some basic costs include the agency fees and advertising costs involved in promoting the job vacancy. There are […]

It’s time to hire temporary professionals

How to recognize the signs that temporary professionals might be exactly what you need to help your team and your business: Lack of suitable permanent candidates A skills shortage can prevent you from finding the right candidate quickly, leaving you with a deficit in your team. If you have a role that you need to […]

Unemployment on a Record Decline in Canada

The unemployment rate in Canada fell to a new four-decade low this May. Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 5.7 per cent to 5.4 per cent; beating the previous low of 5.6 per cent set late last 2018. The part-time segment remained unchanged with all of the gains […]