Jobs Canada

Canada's Weirdest Job Interview Questions

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Business

If you're applying for a job as a design specialist at Telus, you're probably not expecting to be asked how to move Mount Fuji. But that's indeed w...

'Worst Is Yet To Come': Why Harper Doesn't Want To Talk Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

Six words that appeared in several economists’ analyses over the past several days should give pause to Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s political ...

Canada's Unemployment Rate Jumps

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's unemployment jumped to 6.8 per cent in February, from 6.6 per cent the month before, as job growth stalled, Statistics Canada said Friday. ...

Canadian Job Quality At Record Low, CIBC Says

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A major Canadian bank says job quality in Canada is at a record low and shows no sign of turning around.The CIBC Canadian employment quality...

The Surprising Places Where Canada Is Creating Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s job market may not be struggling quite as badly as recent reports suggest, according to new numbers from StatsCan. The agency’s labour...

High-Paying Jobs In Canada That Don't Need A Degree

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada Business

The evidence is clear that you’re better off having a university degree than not, but academia isn’t for everybody, and if you’re not the bookis...

Wave Of Retail Closures Is Bad News For Summer Job-Seekers

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Students and new graduates on the hunt for summer jobs may find the search even more daunting given the recent grim news on the homegrown re...

Don't Believe Headlines On Latest Unemployment Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

After two months of shrinking job numbers, it looked like Canada had broken the streak with this morning’s StasCan report showing an increase of 35,...

Canada Adds A Ton Of Jobs .. All Part Time

CP | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- A surge in part-time work last month helped the Canadian economy add 35,400 net new jobs, a change that nudged the unemployment rate down to...

Canada's Workforce At Lowest Level In 14 Years

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Business

Just 121,000 more Canadians found jobs in 2014 and the number of people in the workforce has fallen to the lowest level in 14 years, according to Stat...

Oops: Job Growth Even Worse Than Reported, StatsCan Says

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Business

Statistics Canada released revisions to unemployment figures on Wednesday, and it turns out Canada's less-than-stellar job market was even less stella...

Sunny Freeman

Percentage Of Canadians With A Job Hits 13-Year Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada Business

The number of Canadians who have a job or are actively looking for work has reached a 13-year low. Canada’s labour participation rate fell to 65....

Once Again, No Job Growth In Canada

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Business

Canada lost 4,300 jobs in December, adding to the more than 10,000 lost in November, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The unemployment rate stood...

Canadian Workers Burning Out As Businesses Grow Without Hiring

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian business are anticipating growth in the coming year, but few are actually planning to do any hiring, according to a new survey from recruitme...

LOOK: The Most In-Demand Jobs In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada Business

Canada is known for having a resource-based economy, but looking at the country’s most in-demand jobs, you wouldn’t know it. In fact, Canada lo...

These Are The Skills Canadian Employers Are Looking For

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

Got a knack for developing mobile apps? There’s almost certainly a job somewhere in Canada with your name on it. LinkedIn, the social site for ne...

Looking For A Job? Stay Away From These Industries And Provinces

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Business

New Brunswick has lost nearly 3 per cent of its jobs over the past year. All that and then some was offset by Alberta, where the number of jobs swelle...

Canada's Job Market Roars Back To Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's job market roared back to life in September, StatsCan says. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 per cent, the lowest rate since December ...

This Chart Shows How Crappy Canada's Job Market Really Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Business

Canada has the third-highest proportion of low-paying jobs among the world’s wealthy countries, investment bank Morgan Stanley says. In an analys...

Is Canada In A Job Recession?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s labour market “has slipped into recessionary territory,” Business In Canada magazine declared this week. An article from editor Luca...

Canadian Private-Sector Job Losses The Worst Ever

The Huffington Post Canada/CP | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Business

Canada turned in another disappointing performance on the jobs front in August, with StatsCan reporting a net loss of 11,000 jobs for the month. Th...

Canada's Job Market Is Awesome -- If You're A Robot

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s manufacturing sector is experiencing something of a recovery. The loonie is down, helping exports, and the U.S. economy -- the largest sour...

Employees In This Province Work The Hardest, Longest

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

Albertans may enjoy high salaries and abundant job opportunities, but a new study shows that they are working harder than most Canadians for those ben...

Sunny Freeman

Temporary Jobs Are Canada's Future: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada Business

A pronounced shift toward temporary gigs and unstable positions could become the new normal for this generation as demand for short-term workers rises...

These People's Wage Hikes Will Make You Jealous

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Business

Workers in Canada’s oil, gas and mining sector have seen average salaries soar 13.3 per cent over the past year, according to new data from StatsCan...