A phone interview is often your first official contact with a potential employer. Although interviewing by phone may feel more casual, preparation is key to nailing the interview and taking advantage of the unique opportunities a phone interview presents. Here’s a complete guide to preparing for phone interviews!
March 8 is International Women’s Day. Why is this important for employers and employees alike? And how does it benefit the workforce? For International Women's Day 2020 in Canada, we’re giving you ideas to mark the day and take your business forward.
As an employer, what are your obligations when it comes to maternity leave? What should you consider and when? Our ultimate employer’s guide to maternity leave will help you manage your employee’s mat leave — before, during and after.
Wondering what your resume should look like in 2020? Whether you’re looking to change careers, move to a new company or even apply to a new role internally, your resume is often your first opportunity to make an impression on a hiring manager or potential employer. Trends matter, but if you want to stand out, value matters most when creating a resume that truly shines.
We’re wrapping up 2019 with a look back at our most popular blogs this year. Whether you were a job seeker or an employer, you came to us for advice related to employment. So, take a look at our most popular blogs and learn something new!
When it comes to creating a resume, many professionals are left wondering: are soft skills important? And the answer is yes! We outline the top soft skills you should be adding to your resume and provide strategies for improving your skills in each area.
Living with a disability can make looking for work a difficult task. Identifying the available resources and thoroughly preparing for the job search can help immensely. Read on for tips on how to find jobs for people with disabilities.
As 2019 comes to an end, it’s time to shift gears and prepare for a new and prosperous year. Embracing future trends in recruitment can help your brand achieve success in 2020.
Today’s tight candidate market continues to leave employers struggling to secure and retain the best candidates for their organization. The competition for warehouse workers is no different.
Attaining a post-secondary diploma or degree isn’t realistic for everyone. Luckily, you can still make a good living in Canada without continuing formal education.
Determining an appropriate salary scale for your employees is the first step to ensuring success for your organization. Let Adecco’s 2020 Salary Guide help your business achieve success.
Find yourself asking, “are temp agencies worth it?” You’re not alone. There’s no denying the pros and cons of using a staffing agency. But with so many misconceptions, job seekers tend to write off staffing assistance without full consideration of the benefits of their services. Not sure if temp agencies are the best career move for you? Here’s what you should consider.
The recruitment process demands great effort from all sides of your business. So, when that promising hire turns south, it can be costly for your entire organization. Whether you’re forced to settle for a lackluster candidate or one you didn’t have time to complete a reference check on, the cost of hiring the wrong person can be detrimental to your organization’s success.
World mental health awareness is celebrated October 10th to unite global communities in efforts to educate and end the stigma that surrounds mental illness. But cultivating strong mental health in the workplace is an ongoing process. So, on global mental health day, let’s look forward to your next year in mental health.
It’s no surprise that costs associated with aging are making it harder than ever for employees to pull the trigger on retirement. One way to alleviate these worries is by finding a job after retirement. With these jobs for retirees, you can pursue more flexible or part-time work while supplementing your income. Read on for more about this option for your retirement.
From candidate attraction to employee retention, establishing competitive pay rates can have a monumental impact on your business. Are you struggling to attract candidates? Adecco has six tips for establishing pay rates and remaining competitive in the labour market.
Receiving a job offer from a prospective employer may be a great feeling, but you still have a decision to make: do you take the new job or stay at your current one? Faced with this tough decision, it’s time to take into consideration all aspects of your potential new job and your existing role to decide on a job offer.
With the record low unemployment rates Canada has seen in the last year, businesses have been faced with a candidate’s market, featuring strong competition for talent and rising average hourly wages. Even as the unemployment rate begins to cool off, it’s important to keep in mind the importance of low unemployment rates to your recruitment strategy.
You have the job offer. Now what? Negotiating a job offer can be scary, but with a good understanding of your value and the total compensation package that works best for you, you can get through the process successfully. Join us as we share all the negotiation tips you need for your next job offer.
When it comes to working with millennials, Gilbert Boileau, president of Adecco Canada, has some experience. Through Adecco’s CEO for One Month program, Gilbert has been shadowed by talented millennials who were learning the ins and outs of managing a successful organization. In this guest post, Gilbert and 2019’s CEO for One Month, Frances Doria, share what they’ve learned about the generation gap. So, whether you’re managing millennials in the workplace or just looking for tips on how to deal with them at work, read on for our expert advice.
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