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What HR Really Thinks About You

I meet with HR as often as I eat breakfast and they have some movie-making stories to reveal about the candidates they meet. So I sat down with Tara De Jonge of 2020 Inc.in Montreal, to get the story straight from the horse's mouth because I know, as much as I say it, it's not the same coming from her!
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Brother, I Need a Job

Mass unemployment is a waste of people's energy and ingenuity. Imagine what the 1.8 million out-of-work Canadians could accomplish if they were mobilized to develop green energy sources or to expand mass transit and childcare services.
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No New Jobs

The Canadian economy created almost 12,000 net new jobs in September as fewer young people looking for work also helped slightly reduce the unemployment rate, Statistics Canada said Friday. The unempl...
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Whoa, Canada, That's A Lot Of Jobs!

OTTAWA - Canada's economy pumped out a stunning 95,000 in May — one of the biggest monthly gains in history — as employers resumed hiring again after a four-month winter hibernation.Historically, it w...

A View From The Bottom: NHL Lockout For The Working Man

With word of the NHL lockout reaching the public ear last week, a lot has been said. We hear from both sides. We hear from the commentators, the pundits, the "experts", and the fans who suffer the most from this needless squabble. But what do we hear from the people who work behind the rink? You see, I'm gainfully employed by the Calgary Flames - specifically, I wash dishes for the all the fine diners lucky (and rich) enough to enjoy the fine foods served up at the 'Dome.