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Wonderlic, Human Resource Planning, Bernard Hodes, Manpower, Conference Board du Canada, TALENThire

A favourable start to employment in early 2008 Employment service excellence recognized Companies should focus on building employee loyalty Manitoba wants to regulate foreign workers Calgary attracts workers University of Manitoba using student blogs for recruiting Candidates' skills constantly declining!


Well-know HR firm Number One eyeing Illico Hodes

News,,,,, RecruitAd,…

Hiring of temporary foreign workers made easier in Western Canada and acquired by U.S. sites Increasing number of retirees seeking full-time work A more educated Aboriginal population would make for a richer country Immigration: Studying in Canada to find a job Women PhDs earn less than their male colleagues 84% of Canadians who quit their job blame it on the boss Government of Canada launches online recruiting campaign RecruitAd becomes OriginHR Canada


Human resources canadian news – October 2007

Google automates the processing of its job applications Cutting anti-poverty measures promotes a decrease in unemployment Who are U.S. workers most scared of at work? U.S. army recruiting ads on a gay site Large increase in salaries in finance/accounting Launch of

Oddly enough

Second Life, the new strike headquarters

The game Second Life could well turn against large companies because on September 27, this 3D universe experienced the first virtual strike ever organized.

Call to order

The teamwork paradox

Admitting that one isnot a good team player is almost suicidal. And yet, few companies walk thetalk.


Ubisoft innovates with

  Ubisoft launched a new recruiting-specific site which issues a series of challenges to video game designers. Francis Baillet, the Vice-President of Human Resources for Ubisoft in Montreal, talks to us about the behind-the-scenes moments of this event-specific site...

Good to know

Monster shoots back

Following the massive computer attack on August 2007, implemented a series of measures…


Taleo, SNC Lavalin,,, ICTC,, Jobboom, OECD

Taleo offers Facebook to its small and mid-sized customers SNC Lavalin chooses Candidate Manager Launch of and Canadian companies tempted to outsource their computer departments 33% of North American professionals paying back student loans Birth of a new type of benefit Jobboom tops threshold of 2 million members Future of graduates continues to improve

By the numbers

Finance: Close to 60% of employees want to see their salaries increase

According to a Robert Half survey conducted in August, qualified finance professionals are more optimistic than ever, and no longer hesitate in playing hardball when negotiating salary and benefits.


Manpower survey: 3 tips to mitigate the impending retirement wave

With the approaching retirement of 7.5 million baby boomers in Canada, the participation rate could fall to 60% in 20 years, vs 67.5% in 2004...


Mission: digging into a candidate’s past

In order to avoid unpleasant surprises, many employers are increasingly resorting to specialized companies to run background checks on potential employees. Johanne Straiti is manager of pre-employment screening for Garda, a Canadian industry leader... network