The labour market is heating up with the temperatures.
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The government says the shortfall is nothing out of the ordinary for the program, however.
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That initial job can also serve as an ideal springboard to talk money management with your kids and help strengthen their financial knowledge.
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Only recently has greater attention been paid to Generation Z. As more data is collected, what we are beginning to see is not so much a continuation of the trends we saw with Millennials, but the introduction of a new cohort with their own priorities, beliefs and abilities. With yet another generation (for a total of five!) entering the workforce, it's important to understand what makes them tick so that we can better understand how to make the most of them.
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In Canada, there are more Google searches for summer jobs in April than any other time of year, and globally, LinkedIn sees more students active on the platform than any other time of the year. For those of you that haven't yet found a role, there's no need to panic.
For many students, simply landing a job with a decent income is the main priority. There are usually tangible learning opportunities and skills to develop in any job or role you take on, whether or not it is directly related to your field of study. For example, if you're heading a landscaping crew, hone your organizational and leadership skills.
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While you were hard at work last semester studying and preparing for exams, the Government of Canada was busy, aggressively trying to attract foreign youth to Canada to work this summer. In the next two months a small army of ambitious youth from all the world will arrive in our airports. They will be issued an open work permit, and they will immediately begin to apply for the jobs you may have wanted this summer.
With persistent cold weather and snow still blanketing much of Canada and the United States, it's hard to even contemplate summer -- let alone a summer job. However, many college and university students are already actively seeking summer employment to help pay for the next year's tuition or add some experience to their resume. If you haven't started the summer job search yet, now is a good time to start.
Students need help from the federal government to find summer jobs, Liberal MP Scott Brison said Wednesday. Citing statistics showing a poor jobs picture for youth and students, Brison said the gover...
If you're looking for work this summer, start early. Once you're back from spring break, start looking at job boards and calling old bosses. If you can't start right away, be open about the fact that you're in school -- most bosses don't mind waiting a few weeks for the right candidate to come on board.
Kathryn Agler figures she needs to make at least $5,000 this summer so she can afford rent and food while studying next year at Fanshawe College in London, Ont. But after being back in her hometown of...