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CBC Abilicrew Placements for Excellence Program

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CBC is launching the CBC Abilicrew Placements for Excellence (CAPE) Program as a follow-up to last year’s successful Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Placement Pilot. The abilicrew is an organized group of CBC employees with physical or mental disabilities and their allies. CAPE aims to kick-start the careers of people with disabilities, eliminate barriers to employment, and showcase the talents of this traditionally underrepresented group. Read More

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Top of My Game

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[This week’s blog comes from Sonia Ragbeer, who just earned her Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University, majoring in human resources management and minoring in marketing. Last month, she completed her one-year term as President of Ryerson’s Human Resources Student Association.] Read More

Internships

Internshi*s shouldn’t be a dirty word.

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Need someone to educate your students on the latest job searching tips? Need someone to tell them about the growing number of paid work-integrated learning opportunities available in Canada? Or, need someone to connect your business’ diverse hiring needs with a graduating student? We got you. Read More

Career Edge Case Competition

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We hosted our first-ever case competition this past Saturday at the Ted Rogers School of Management! With students from Ryerson University, Seneca College, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga, University of Toronto Scarborough, Western University, and York University competing for a $3,000 prize pool, we’d like to congratulate again Ameerul Junaidi, Anika Lee, Mujtaba Malik, and Paul Park from University of Toronto Scarborough who won the $1,500 first-place prize. Read More

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Let’s Talk Mental Health: Jimmy Huynh’s Story

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Everyone feels differently. Mine feels like custom-tailored clouds smothering and weighing down my five-foot, seven-inch frame, challenging me to cling on to my to-do list – that’s long enough to scrape the bottom of a bottomless ocean – from slipping away. I feel this every day. It’s like the ocean is the North Atlantic, the list is Rose DeWitt Bukater, and I’m Jack Dawson – but unlike him (spoiler alert!), I’m here, alive and well. Read More

2019 recruitment trends

2019 Recruitment Trends

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Last January, we discussed artificial intelligence, passive candidates, video assessments, and more. This year, unlike the talent scarcity that’s got North American employers sweating, there’s no deficiency in emerging – and returning – recruitment trends for this decade’s remainder. As candidates continue wrestling leverage from employers, organizations will adapt accordingly to innovate their recruitment strategies, shielding top candidates from those prowling and pilfering competitors. It’s 2019 – the talent’s still hot, the recruitment battle’s hotter, and these are your 2019 recruitment trends!

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Our Favourite 2018 Stories

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As we await to launch more careers in 2019, we asked our team to share their favourite stories from 2018. From quick turnaround times to delighted phone calls, it’s stories like these that inspire us to continue doing what we do best – launch careers. Read More

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The Millennial Welcome Basket

By | Employer, General

Just hired a millennial? Good luck! They’re intriguing and mystifying creatures, impossible to understand or decode like extraterrestrial lifeforms. You’ve recognized their talent and decided to add one to your squad (as they would say) – but you’ll need to onboard them the millennial way, with the welcome basket for millennials. Here’s what’s inside the basket: Read More

Halloween Do’s and Don’ts

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On this Halloween, don’t be the office trick – be a treat.

As the creepiest day of the year creeps upon us, our new grads and newcomers need to know the Halloween do’s and don’ts, because office Halloween parties can be scary. If you’re new to corporate Halloween etiquette, these are some do’s and don’ts you need to remember this October to survive: Read More

Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Industry Job Creation

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Its historic recreational decriminalization has induced stress upon lawmakers responsible for considering every unintended consequence of the historic legislation. Provincial governments and municipal administrations have enacted their respective bylaws, outlining various regulations designed to protect citizens from the unintended consequences of cannabis consumption. From apartment leases to impaired driving, civic facilities and public parks to youth advertising, employee conduct policies and youth protection, the legalization of recreational cannabis has its consequences. Read More

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