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Ontario University Grads Have Secured Well Paying Jobs Two Years After Graduation

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation – The vast majority of Ontario university undergraduates secure jobs just two years after graduation – jobs that are in their field, use the skills learned at university, and pay an average of more than $49,000, according

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Largest Coal Mining Group In Northeast China Cutting 100,000 Jobs

The largest coal mining group in Northeast China is cutting 100,000 jobs within the next three months to reduce its losses – one of the biggest mass layoffs in recent years. Non-core businesses being sold to pay off debts as mining group reels from continued losses Non-core businesses being sold

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Working From Home Is Effective, But Only In Moderation

Working From Home Is Effective, But Only In Moderation – Working from home, or telecommuting, has always remained debatable, however. While some employers fear their workers will be less productive at home, recent research shows the opposite: that working from home made employees more likely to go above and beyond

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Exceptional Minds Not Counting On Disability Initiatives To Employ Artists

Exceptional Minds isn’t counting on disability initiatives to employ its skilled visual effects artists who happen to be on the autism spectrum. It doesn’t have to. The thriving vocational school for young adults with autism is not only preparing its students on the spectrum for the competitive fields of visual

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Coalition of Employers Call for Clarity and Express Deep Concern about Proposed Pension Plan

Coalition of Employers Call for Clarity and Express Deep Concern about Proposed Pension Plan – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and a coalition of major Ontario employers are calling on the provincial government to outline to the employer community the details of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). In

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These are qualities you don’t want to portray to a hiring manager.

Bad posture, wandering eyes and fidgety hands could be keeping you back from getting the job you want. Here’s how to change your bad habits – For job seekers, breaking through to the interview stage can be a lot like making the first cut on a sports team. You’re thrilled

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VibeCatch reflects the growing trend for continuous, user-friendly employee engagement.

Finnish startup VibeCatch has launched a new tool for modern human resources management which solves the common problem of linking HR to actual business goals. VibeCatch reflects the growing trend for continuous, user-friendly employee engagement. The VibeCatch service lets employers send out a weekly survey to staff, who answer “how

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Jobs and finances trump happiness on students’ list of concerns

Jobs and finances trump happiness on students’ list of concerns – As students across the country prepare for the return to school and classes, it’s a time of high anxiety for both students and parents. Students are concerned about more practical issues such as finances and jobs, whereas parents think

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Hiring managers reveal most common CV lies

Hiring managers reveal most common CV lies – They say that honesty is the best policy, but it appears as though several job seekers are putting that theory to the test. According to a new CareerBuilder.ca survey, 49 per cent of Canadian employers have caught a lie on a job

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Manitoba Family Child Care Project will Create Jobs And Child-care Spaces

Family Child Care Project will Create Jobs, Child-care Spaces – The Manitoba government is helping Manitobans gain the skills necessary to pursue self-employment in the child-care sector by establishing their own licensed family child-care homes, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced today. “New Canadians come with an array

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Rapid development in technology it’s estimated 470 million jobs must be created between 2015 to 2030.

With opportunities and challenges brought on by rapid development in information and communication technology, it is estimated that more than 470 million jobs must be created between 2015 to 2030 to tackle the current financial crisis, and meet the needs of a growing population. In a panel discussion titled ‘The

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The Next Trend in Employment – Retaining Workers in a Tight Labour Market

A new analysis of the labour market, focused on the growing challenge of retaining good employees as the labor market tightens. “We’ve been seeing a lot of change in the local community,” said Curt Allison, an Express franchise owner in Coquitlam, British Columbia. “As the unemployment rate declines, workers are

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CIBC Career Access Program

CIBC takes an active role in the community at both a national and local level. Aboriginal employees have established themselves throughout CIBC in a wide variety of departments and applications, including Personal Banking Representatives, Technical Services Developers, Human Resources Consultants

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Minacs, a global business solutions company announce it’s expanding its Hamilton facility

Minacs to Bring More Than 450 New Jobs to Hamilton, Ontario – Minacs, a global business solutions company, announced it’s expanding its Hamilton facility, creating 450+ new, full-time jobs in the central Ontario region. Minacs is ramping up to support

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Government will help young reservists get the information, skills and work experience they need to find and keep jobs

Government will help 225 young Canadian Armed Forces reservists of the Primary Reserve across Canada get the information, skills and work experience they need to find and keep jobs while remaining in the reserves. The announcement was made by the

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Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced it has shed 6,500 jobs

Royal Dutch Shell cuts 6500 jobs – Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced it has shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost-cutting plans as it seeks to counter falling oil prices. The job cuts comprised part of its $4bn

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Nearly 30% of Canadian workers belong to unions

Unions in Canada Nearly 30% of Canadian workers belong to unions, including, nurses, teachers, journalists and professional athletes, as well as the more traditionally unionized occupations like retail store clerks, manufacturing workers, miners, electricians and other construction trades workers. All

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Jobs for People Who Love Helping People Find Their Dream Jobs

Jobs for People Who Love Helping People Find Their Dream Jobs – Are you the person who’s always passing along job openings to your friends because they’re just perfect for them? The one who gets excited just thinking about someone

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Australia Post set to cut hundreds of jobs

Australia Post set to cut hundreds of jobs as mail service losses soar – SYDNEY – Australia Post is expected to axe hundreds of jobs as it struggles with growing losses from a decline in letter volumes despite growth in

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Canadian entrepreneurs will be a leading source of job creation this year

Canadian entrepreneurs will be a leading source of job creation this year – Entrepreneurs are a leading source of job creation, with 50% of Canadian entrepreneurs expecting to increase their global workforce this year. This is according to the EY

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Some Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Some Common Cover Letter Mistakes While industry skills, industry related knowledge and practical skills are important as well, you will never get to show them off if your CV is poorly written and not up to par. Ethan Musolini, a

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Expanding ocean protection could return an increase in jobs

GLAND, Switzerland – Expanding ocean protection could return an increase in jobs, resources and services that far outweigh the costs, according to an analysis of new research commissioned by WWF on marine protected areas. The analysis comes months before governments

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Around the world, the challenge of unemployment is growing by the year

Around the world, the challenge of unemployment is growing by the year. According to the United Nations, the number of global unemployed surpassed 201 million in 2014, which includes a disproportionate number of women and youth. The growing reach and

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Jobs report released continues to show too few young Americans joining the workforce

The May jobs report released this morning continues to show too few young Americans joining the workforce, said the business leaders who make up the Job Creators Network. They note that proposals to radically hike the minimum wage will only

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Canada creates 59000 new positions as jobs shift back to Central Canada

Canada’s job market got a ‘huge shot in the arm’ in May – Friday’s data should please the Bank of Canada, which is has been looking for signs of a rebound in the economy after a dismal first quarter of

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Canadian medical grads may be fudging claims of being published on their resumes

Canadian medical grads may be fudging claims of being published on their resumes – “There are some that believe that if you’re accepted to a (Canadian) undergraduate program and you graduate from it, you should be entitled to a residency

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Key strategies identified for better jobs in Canada

Key strategies identified for better jobs in Canada – In the face of continued weakness in Canada’s employment outlook, a unique roundtable of labour, business, student and community leaders says Canada must use its rich resources to create good jobs

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Alberta could lose up to 185,000 jobs are you prepared?

With the drop in oil prices, many energy companies and oil patch service firms have laid off over 50,000 workers since the summer of 2014. The current uncertainty in Alberta’s economy, mostly in the energy sector, is a reality unfolding

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10 Law Schools Most Likely To Help You Land Jobs As Lawyers

10 Law Schools Most Likely To Help You Land Jobs As Lawyers – Entry-level employment for graduates of ABA-accredited law schools increased in 2014, but if you read between the lines, you’ll see that demand for new lawyers is still

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Alberta warns workers in slumping oilpatch to beware of bogus job offers on web

EDMONTON – Alberta is warning workers in the slumping oilpatch to beware of fraudulent websites that offer energy industry jobs for an upfront fee. Service Alberta says the websites pose

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