Canada Jobs

It's OK Not To Have All The Answers When You Graduate

Laura Plant | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Living
Laura Plant

Spring. The days are getting longer and the spring flowers are already peeking through. But if you recently graduated from college or university, you might be oblivious to the beautiful weather as that nagging question "What am I going to do now?" starts ringing through your head.

Does Over-Education Lead To Decreased Life Satisfaction?

Allison Carter | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Living
Allison Carter

Whether buried in books or working late in the lab, loneliness and isolation are all too common in academia. And the higher you go, the worse it gets. Thirty seven per cent of master's students and 47 per cent of PhD students experience depression.

The 10 Best Jobs In Canada For 2017 Aren't All In Tech

HuffPost Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 05.02.2017 | Canada Business

In fact, the highest-paid ones aren't in tech at all.

How To Make Sure Your CV Stands Out

Sonia Desrosiers | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Business
Sonia Desrosiers

There are a multitude of formats you can use to build your resume. Depending on your current situation, your industry and the strengths you want to highlight, your format can be customized to suit your particular needs. Unfortunately, there are also a thousand ways you can diminish the effectiveness of a CV, many of which most applicants may not even realize.

A Cheat Sheet For Parents Of Soon-To-Be High-School Grads

Lianne Castelino | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Parents
Lianne Castelino

Having been through this process once, I can safely say it does NOT get any easier. Each child is different. End of story. Here's what I've observed and learned over the course of having one child and now the second apply for postsecondary education.

When's The Right Time To Ask About Salary?

Workopolis | Posted 03.17.2017 | Canada Business

The traditional reasoning is that it gives the wrong impression (that you're only interested in money), and that it pushes the conversation into a negotiation (and you've just blinked first). Is this accurate?

10 Power Lunches To Get You Through The Week | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Living

For many of us, the weekend flies right by and before we know it, we start gearing up for the week ahead. Well, we have a little something up our sleeves that will help get you through your weekday dilemmas with our 10 amazingly delicious lunch recipes. Now you won't have to wait for the weekend to roll around to enjoy a hearty meal. You'll be too excited for lunch to even think that far in advance!

The Top-Paying Jobs That Are Hiring In Canada's Major Cities

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Business

While the top salaries and positions range dramatically from city to city, there are a few common themes.

We Won't Always Agree, But Keep The Tough Questions Coming

Justin Trudeau | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Politics
Justin Trudeau

These town halls were unpredictable and, at times, the exchanges were intense. We shared frank conversations and emotional moments. But everywhere I went, I heard directly from you.

Toronto Needs To Become North America's Next Airport Mega Hub

Hillary Marshall | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Business
Hillary Marshall

Mega hub airports are engines that spur the growth of the economies in which they operate, and shoulder a large amount of cargo shipping for importing and exporting businesses. In Canada, businesses across the country are already seeing the benefits of having non-stop access to global destinations.

Check Out These High-Paying Jobs For People Who Hate Stress

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.25.2017 | Canada Business

You can have it all!

Canada's Most Promising Jobs Of 2017, Ranked By LinkedIn

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Business

The ranking is based on salary, job growth and career advancement.

What Your Handshake Says About You

Workopolis | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Business

What does your handshake say about you? Does it proclaim to the world that you're confident and bold? Or does it mumble and look away, letting everyone know that you're shy and neurotic? The good news is, if you don't like what your handshake says about you, you can change the conversation.

Summer Jobs Program Fell Short By Thousands Of Positions: Feds

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Politics

The government says the shortfall is nothing out of the ordinary for the program, however.

How To Fall In Love With Your Work (If You Haven't Already)

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

February serves as an annual reminder to celebrate all the things we adore and cherish. When you think about those things, does your job make the list? Or are you still holding out hope that you'll fall head over heels for a job?

Liberals' Economy Czar: Automation Will Take 40% Of Canada's Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Business

Canada's longstanding social contract is at risk, Dominic Barton says.

How Employers Can Combat The January Job Hunt

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

If you haven't already, you might want to consider showing appreciation to employees who met or exceeded goals in the previous year. This might encompass targets ranging from sales or lead-generation, to client or customer satisfaction, to productivity and project completion.

6 Canadian Cities With Booming Job Markets

Workopolis | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Business

If you are willing to consider a different city, you are at an advantage in the modern job market. So, if you're thinking a change of scenery might help with your career, here are the Canadians cities with the best job prospects.

Fear Is Keeping Canadians In Low-Paying Jobs: CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

Low pay or unemployment? Your choice.

4 Fascinating Ironies And Lessons From The Election

Elan Divon | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada
Elan Divon

1) There's a battle being waged between the old and new worlds. We saw it with Brexit, and with the nationalist movements rearing their heads in count...

Precarious Work Creates A Cycle Of Fear And Instability

Ontario Association of Food Banks | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Business
Ontario Association of Food Banks

Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau warned young Canadians that they should get used to what is known as "job churn" -- short-term employment, with many career changes. Recent reports seem to be supporting his claims.

Minister Says Canadians Should Get Used To Short-Term Employment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Politics

"It's going to happen. We have to accept that.''

Canada Added 67,200 Jobs In September

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Business

But the national unemployment rate didn't budge.

We Must All Push Back Against Precarious Work

Jerry Dias | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

This is the best educated generation in this country's history. They have done all the right things. They've gone to school. They got good marks, did volunteer work to fill out their resumes and in return students and their families are drowning in sky-rocketing debt. And yet, it seems the best our economy can offer them is precarious work marked by contract jobs, low wages, uncertain shifts and no benefits.

Over 24,000 More Canadians Claim EI In July. They're Almost All Men

CP | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Business

Women made up a very small proportion.