Call it what you want—Robogeddon? the Robopocalypse?—it’s now accepted that automation will have a large impact on the job market. The question is, then, how do you survive the coming robot invasion? Here are two important ideas that can help inoculate your career against automation.
There are many rules that govern who qualifies for overtime and when—and they vary by province, industry, and even job—so many employees who are entitled to overtime pay may not even realize it. We spoke with Stephen Wolpert, a partner with employment law firm Whitten & Lublin, to learn what you can do to make sure you’re getting paid what you deserve.
Recruitment is challenging – and for companies based in rural areas where the talent pool is smaller, it can be doubly so. We asked Danielle Bragge, VP and co-founder of The Headhunters Recruitment Inc., a company with extensive experience in rural recruitment, for her advice on successfully bringing top candidates to smaller markets.
When the federal government’s changes to maternity and parental leave went into effect last month, they immediately had a direct impact on many workplaces across Canada. And while these changes might seem to target only federally-regulated sectors, they will eventually impact all workplaces – in ways that might not be immediately obvious. Here’s what you need to know about parental leave.
During an interview, your job is to get to know candidates as well as you can—but only as it applies to their ability to do the job. Stray too far from this, and your questions may waste time, irritate your applicants, or even result in a lawsuit.
Think candidate experience doesn’t matter? Consider this: 63 per cent of seekers will reject a job offer because of a bad candidate experience—and 52 per cent will even boycott the company’s products in the future. In other words, a bad candidate experience can lose you star candidates—and future customers. So, how does yours stack up?
It’s no secret that faulty office design can hamper your employees’ effectiveness, or that a terrible office design can leave everyone in it feeling downright miserable.
An important component of job interviews is keeping the candidates calm and at ease — and ready to show their true selves. Setting is an important factor in establishing this rapport.
People who are trans have more visibility than ever before. And it’s only a matter of time before you welcome a trans employee to your workforce – if you haven’t already. To learn about the steps a company can take to avoid inadvertently discriminating against transgender candidates, we spoke with Stan Kimer about boosting inclusiveness to attract top talent.