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Today's economy is changing at lightning speed. Jobs that once looked secure are disappearing or being transformed overnight. While optimists would state that individuals will find new positions as th...
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No government should ever be allowed to take money out of the EI fund, and it may be time to consider entrenching that principle in law. Legislation that guarantees that the money workers pay into EI will be there for them when they need it would give those workers and their communities a great deal of comfort. Our new government has made significant steps in ensuring that EI meets the needs of workers and their communities. Guaranteeing the money will be there for them when they need it would be the next logical step.
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According to the GoForth Institute based in Calgary, 75 per cent of all businesses in Canada have less than 10 employees. More than ever, individuals are required to stand up and represent their personal brand product or service by speaking in front of others.
OTTAWA - Canada's largest companies want employers to put more emphasis on training and making sure their employees' skills are up to date.The Canadian Council of Chief Executives is using a conferenc...
OTTAWA - The federal government and Quebec have reached an agreement on job training right before a probable election call in the province.Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Quebec Labour Mi...
Social services such as job training are best left to the provinces. The constitution grants responsibility over education and healthcare to provinces for the same reason: it is the level of government best able to administer social services.
There is an inherent flaw in the sentence "Do what makes you happy." People usually choose their initial career paths around the age of 18 -- does every person continue to enjoy doing the same for the rest of his or her life?Happiness is not my ultimate goal. Failure, however, is my ultimate deterrent. I simply do not want to live pay-cheque to pay-cheque in Canada or end up unsuccessful, a decade from now.
One Canadian company has stepped into the future a little faster than the rest of us. In the November 14 issue of Time, an employee at Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is described as completing a train...