And just like that—2021 has come to a close! Every year, Adecco Canada puts together a list of the year’s most popular blog posts. These 10 articles have received the most views over the last 12 months thanks to the valuable insight they provide job seekers and employers. You don’t want to miss them!
If you’re interested in previous years’ top blogs, check out the annual blog round-up for 2020 and year in review: 2019 in blogs.
Popular blogs for job seekers
Flexible and remote work has been on the rise for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic made it possible for millions of Canadians to work from home.
In this blog post, you’ll discover the many benefits of working remotely (like no more morning commute!), the most in-demand remote jobs in Canada and insider tips on how to find work-from-home positions all over the country.
Remote work is here to stay, so why not get informed about the latest trends so that you can find your ideal stay-at-home job?
Many Canadians were hit hard by the pandemic at the beginning of 2020, and people across the country lost their jobs very suddenly. No wonder job seekers this year are looking for in-demand positions that can provide more stability.
Check out this article for a complete run-down of the most in-demand jobs in Canada. We look at a range of areas from marketing to skilled labour and IT. Whatever your career goals are, you’re sure to find an area that interests you in this blog post!
Although this was one of our most popular blog posts for 2021, these in-demand jobs will continue to be actively hiring long into 2022. Talk about future-proofing your career!
You might think you have an attractive set of work skills, but do you really know what employers are looking for in job seekers?
Read this blog post to learn everything you need to know about the professional skills that hiring managers look for when hiring new team members. We cover the 5 most important hard skills and the 5 must-have soft skills for career success in 2021 and beyond.
You might already have a few of these skills under your belt, but it’s worth making sure you know what to work on to become the best version of yourself in 2022!
If you’ve been struggling to land a job, then this ultimate guide to getting hired is exactly what you need.
This article will teach you where to look to find the best jobs, how to find your ideal job fast and how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. We even added some expert tips on impressing your recruiter and acing the job interview!
If you’re serious about starting 2022 off with a new job, then you can’t miss out on this complete guide to getting hired!
Knowing your worth as an employee can be confusing, especially in the current job market where employers are hiring remote workers and offering new job benefits.
Luckily for you, we made it easy to know what you should be earning thanks to the Adecco Salary Calculator. Use our blog post as a handy guide to using the calculator effectively. Just input your personal information and tell us what industry and position you’re working in, and we’ll give you the latest salary data for your area and experience level. Plus, we’ll share some negotiation advice to help you secure the salary you deserve.
By the way, we update our calculator tool every year, so make sure to come back for the latest salary information in 2022!
Popular blogs for employers
The world of talent acquisition has changed a lot over the last two years, and employers should aim to keep up with new hiring trends if they want to attract the right candidates and grow their company.
In this blog post, we look at some of the most impactful trends that are likely to make the biggest difference to your hiring efforts in the future. From employee branding to looking for candidates with a range of soft skills, these are some of the trends you don’t want to overlook!
It’s worth mentioning that these are not just fads that come and go in the job market, but essential new practices that will be key to your success in 2022!
Finding and hiring talent in 2021 was no easy task. The jobs market is more competitive than ever, and companies are eager to find out how to attract top talent.
Our blog post details some of the key salary data you need to know to create a competitive compensation package that helps you hire and retain high-quality workers. We also include information to help you use the Adecco Salary Calculator to your advantage.
Organizations that aren’t up to date on the latest salary trends are likely to have a hard time finding the right candidates, so don’t forget to check out this article!
Diversity and inclusion initiatives saw a surge in popularity during 2020 and 2021, and we’re here to help your company extend its inclusion efforts to Indigenous candidates and workers.
Our blog post will help you lay the foundations for an effective HR strategy to support the inclusion of Indigenous people. The 3 HR practices we cover here will help you incorporate land acknowledgements, implement a culturally sensitive interview process and transform your company’s culture of inclusion.
If diversity and inclusion are things your company wants to focus on, then this blog post is a great place to start!
Hiring challenges are projected to continue on a national scale until at least 2030. Truly understanding the challenges of the Canadian labour market is key to successfully recruiting workers in a recovering economy.
In this article, we dive into the finer details of what’s causing the labour shortage in Canada. We analyze data on the country’s labour force participation, immigration rates, labour supply and demand, and inflation rates to explore how organizations can beat the competition for talent in their local market.
Any organization that wants to attract candidates will need to take this data into account.
For some companies, virtual teams are something very new. For others, it’s been the norm for some time. What can we learn from organizations that have already optimized their virtual project teams?
Read this article for expert insights from Ryan Rex, MBA as he walks you through some best practices that will improve the way your remote teams work. Ryan covers important changes in the approach to technology, governance and company culture that are fundamental in ensuring effective remote teams.
Remote work is here to stay. Now’s your chance to get informed by an expert on what the future holds!
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Adecco’s Lēad blog is jam-packed with cutting-edge information for job seekers and employers. We publish new content every week, so check back often (you’ll love our line-up for 2022)!