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6 Canadian Cities With Booming Job Markets

Workopolis | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Business
Workopolis

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.

The Invisible Women Of Pakistan

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

These enterprising, entrepreneurial and gutsy women play a major role in supporting families in Pakistan, yet officially, they are invisible. A large number of these women are often poor and engaged in either home-based economic activity or agricultural work leading to a lack of documentation.

The Important Section That's Missing From Your Resume

Jennifer Tory | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Business
Jennifer Tory

I'm often asked about the most valuable steps that people should take to further their careers -- especially as the fall approaches and people are back to work with a refreshed sense of ambition. While several things will move your CV to the top of the pile -- academic excellence, measurable accomplishments and impressive recommendations -- this is a surefire where to make you stand out from the crowd.

Creating Positive Change For Women In Italy

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

I believe that if institutions create greater educational and economic opportunities for women, we would immediately begin to see the positive impact on society. In my opinion, the Italian Government should highlight the capabilities of girls by creating more opportunities for dialogue to influence policies that benefit women and girls.

Government Complacency Has Plunged Northern Manitoba Into Poverty

Bruce Moncur | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Politics
Bruce Moncur

As Northern Manitoba hemorrhages jobs, the federal and provincial government seem content arguing on who is to blame and following a policy of complacency. Apart from pictures in canoes and superficial ceremonies, actual help will not be forthcoming.

Yes, You Can Now Get Hired To Play Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Business

A bright career beckons in the field of Pokemon.

Poor Global Growth Outlook A 'Real Challenge' For Canada: Morneau

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's trade deficit with the world swelled to a record level of $3.6 billion in June.

What Would You Do For A Living If There Were No Gender Stereotypes?

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

Imagine choosing your path according to your strengths and passion whether you are a man or a woman, whether it's profitable or not. Imagine if you could explore your talents in an early age and respond to your calling as soon as you start working. If you have a job you don't like and want to find your passion, it's never too late.

Humane Jobs Are Central To A Humane Economy

Kendra Coulter | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business
Kendra Coulter

More labour advocates must realize that solidarity should extend to other species and that the expansion of a humane economy is a compelling opportunity to grow and evolve in progressive ways. Failure to do so would be a grave lost opportunity.

Summer Jobs Build Money Smarts

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

That initial job can also serve as an ideal springboard to talk money management with your kids and help strengthen their financial knowledge.

A Letter To Canada From Your Mail Carrier

Chris Evans | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Living
Chris Evans

I read articles and the comments sections are filled with angry people who think that we are worthless, thankless, and overpaid for an essentially easy job. Truthfully, they are entitled to their opinions, but the actual amount of sheer misinformation surprises me. So allow me, your humble mail carrier, to clarify some things.

TransCanada Silence On Climate Speaks Volumes In Pipeline Debate

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

I think I'm reasonably well versed in issues surrounding the Energy East Pipeline, both economic and environmental. But I am struck by how, in any official TransCanada communications about environmental implications of the project, climate change is never mentioned.

Iron And Earth: Oilsands Workers Call For Training In Renewable Energy

David Dodge | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business
David Dodge

Lliam Hildebrand is first and foremost a boilermaker. On his last oilsands project in northern Alberta, a colleague said to him over lunch, "Man, oil prices are still dropping. They're going to go below $30 soon, and if we don't start diversifying our jobs into renewables, our union is screwed."

Want To Empower Rural Women? Give Them Sanitary Pads

G(irls)20 | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

Menstruation is universal, it is a part of a woman's identity and is something all women have to go through every single month. What the advertising neglects us to see is the thousands of women out there who have to work under very harsh conditions while having their periods.

3 Steps To Success In The Executive Gig Economy

Michael Carter & Caleb Rubin | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Carter & Caleb Rubin

More so than any other time in the history of the post-industrial career, how work happens can be tailored and adapted to reflect individual needs and goals. Make the most of these opportunities by investing the time to create the foundations for your own version of a successful gig career.

Why The World Of Employment Will Never Be The Same

Sonia Desrosiers | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business
Sonia Desrosiers

In recent years, the world of employment has evolved to such an extent that it will never be the same. The workforce is aging, new technologies are changing the way we do things, globalization reduces the effects of borders and the availability of information promotes competitiveness. These conditions have triggered several significant changes that are transforming the employment industry.

5 Things Executives Need To Know About The Gig Economy

Michael Carter & Caleb Rubin | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Carter & Caleb Rubin

The Uber economy and related growth in income precariousness is a pressing social and cultural issue and one that needs more innovative thinking and action. But there's another side to the labor disruption underway: for highly skilled professionals, consultants, knowledge workers and accomplished executives -- the gig economy offers the opportunity for an unprecedented level of career control and satisfaction.

The Sharing Economy Is Transforming How We Learn

Martha Turner | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Business
Martha Turner

As young people enter an increasingly over-credentialed job market, new forms of qualifications and ways of acquiring them are beginning to gain traction in an increasingly competitive environment. This not only helps candidates better market themselves, but also helps meet the emerging skills required in a vastly changing career landscape.