Slower than extra-inning baseball games, more discouraging than sold-out concerts, and as infuriating as the traffic encountered driving north… it’s the dog days of recruitment, when the interest of your stockpiled warm candidates will never exceed the heat of the dog days of summer. No one outside the recruitment world understands what you’re sweating through. Read More
“How does your company positively impact society?”
For hiring managers in 2020, prepare your answers – or lose top, post-millennial talent to your competitor. You know interviews involve more than selling the job – they require selling the company. But, how do you sell a company if you’re unsure which product features your target market needs most? Read More
It’s a time to promote and advance inclusion and accessibility for all.
Approximately one year ago, Honourable Carla Qualtrough declared the week starting on the last Monday of May as the time to recognize the potential that Canada’s diversity holds.
“As Canada’s first Minister responsible for Persons with Disabilities, I believe that our country’s diversity is our strength – and when we include people with disabilities, we create a stronger Canada for everyone.” Read More
To celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day, we’re recognizing some of our best mentors teaching Career Edge interns. Some are Career Edge alumni, some coach multiple interns, many received multiple nominations for our Mentor of the Year 2018 award, and all have been immensely valuable for their intern’s professional development. Here’s what their interns had to say: Read More
With leaders and influencers from Canada’s business community, award-winning employers, and government in attendance, philanthropist and keynote speaker Michael “Pinball” Clemons expectedly delivered an impassioned speech on empowering youth through education.
The national competition series Canada Top 100 Employers recently released their annual Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018). These top organizations offer exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs within their industry and Canadian region.
The contest recognized the winners’ successful diversity initiatives in many fields and programs for their employees belonging to five groups: (a) women; (b) visible minorities; (c) persons with disabilities; (d) Aboriginal peoples, and (e) LGBT peoples.
Below are Career Edge host organizations and why they were featured:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Ontario Public Service
Rogers Communications Inc.
TD Bank Group
Toronto Transit Commission
City of Toronto
Regional Municipality of York
Abbreviated in length, but inspired by change, February is a time to do more, with less.
The National Jewish Council for Disabilities established North American Inclusion Month to recognize the need for more opportunities for people with disabilities. The initiative aims to do more than just improve our understanding of a person with a disability’s needs and aspirations for 28 days. It aspires to create action toward change, and to produce a more positive approach that prevails for 365. Read More
“Hiring people is by far the most important thing companies do. When organizations hire the ‘wrong’ people, no amount of HR or management can fix the problem,” wrote Josh Bersin, founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, in the HR Technology Disruptions for 2018 report.
In a candidate-driven era, as power continues to shift from employers and hiring personnel to employees and job seekers, the transformation in control will alter many intricacies in the complex world of recruitment. Read More
High turnover rates discourage employers from investing in training and development for their employees. The investment costs are quantifiable, and widely perceived as unnecessary and expensive.
But, what happens when employers don’t invest in their employees, and they stay – how much does that cost? Unfortunately, no prior research has been conducted to quantify the net gain or loss of not regularly training and developing your employees. So, why? Read More