- Career Day Event at Columbia College was a success!
- SHL's 2013 Global Assessment Trends Report is now available!
- Link it! Launch it! Love it!: Your Career Now Event
- Immigration Alert: CIC announced updates to the Economic Class program
- Actyl Group is searching for skilled workers in Europe and Central America
- New "open" work permit now available
- Just released, Inventory of Services for Immigrants in Calgary
- Shortage of Skilled Workers
- Is there a Global Labour Shortage?
- Alberta Human Services Provides
Launch of the Together We Raise Tomorrow Campaign
The Government of Alberta is launching the next phase of their campaign to support children and their families. As part of their year-long focus on children, Dave Hancock, Minister of Human Services, will be touring a number of communities to talk with parents and community service providers about how we can better support Alberta's children. The Minister encourages Albertans you to join him at an event or participate online at socialpolicy.alberta.ca
The federal government announced significant changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)
In response to recent criticism over misuse of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and allegations that foreign workers are taking jobs from Canadians, the federal government announced significant changes to the TFWP, which will have an immediate impact on employers across Canada.
Tapping the Talents of People with Disabilities: A Guide for Employers
Tapping the Talents of People with Disabilities was developed by The Conference Board of Canada and the Government of Ontario to assist employers in hiring people with disabilities and integrating them into their workplaces. It contains practical advice on everything from pre-employment considerations through recruitment and selection, appropriate modifications to accommodations, and workforce education.
Take a look at the third quarter 2013 release of the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey
The MEOS survey is conducted quarterly to measure employer’s intentions to increase or descrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter. The survey derives all of its information from a single question, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the next three months to the end of June 2013 as compared to the current quarter.”
The second quarter 2013 survey results reveal that 20% of employers in the Calgary area plan to hire for the upcoming quarter.
University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business partners with Tribal Resources Investment Corporation to support aboriginal startups
A new education and mentorship initiative aims to train potential aboriginal entrepreneurs to capitalize on development-related opportunities – including copper, silver and gold mines, pipelines and railways – slated for the resource-rich region. The program, with its first intake of 18 students this week, offers six weeks of classroom studies taught by Gustavson faculty, followed by 12 weeks of entrepreneurial mentorship from industry leaders, including native business owners. By design, the program is based in Prince Rupert, sparing students a costly trek to Victoria and time away from work and family. Tribal Resources pays the tuition costs.