Tag: younger workers

Attracting Talent with Job Title Buzzwords

Have you given any thought to how you create a buzz around your job titles? Today we’ll look at a brief article and an infographic created by Adler that shows how using buzz-wordy job titles might just bring you the talent that you need.

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Hiring new and young staff this summer? Think safety first!

By Deanah Shelly A few summers ago, Ontario employers were surprised by a monthlong young worker safety inspection blitz. During the blitz, Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors visited 2,024 workplaces across Ontario and issued 5,862 orders. Of those, 105 were stop-work orders, forcing workplaces to stop production until they complied with the listed requirements. On […]

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Obtaining a Work Permit in Canada: The Simplified Process

By Ingrid Anton and Isabelle Dongier In our January 4 article, we discussed the usual process for getting a work permit for a foreign employee entering Canada: obtaining a Labour Market Opinion (LMO). The LMO process can be complex, lengthy, and very demanding for employers. Fortunately, several exemptions exist that can provide you with a […]

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Can Employers Discriminate Against Younger Workers?

by Hillary J. Collyer Given the current economic slump, there is a particularly high rate of unemployment among younger workers. Accordingly, employers may be receiving an increased number of resumes or job applications from recent graduates who are still looking for their first job out of college. Also, in recent years there’s been a lot […]

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Managing the Millennials: Part 1

by Stephen J. Stine A new generation of technologically savvy, idealistic, and independent-minded young people is entering today’s workforce. Born between 1980 and 2000, this generation, the children of the baby boomers, is collectively known as the “Millennials” or “Generation Y.” They’re sociable, optimistic, well-educated, collaborative, open-minded, and achievement-oriented. Which management styles and strategies should […]

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