Technology has advanced at lightning speed and not only has it taken over our daily lives, but it is now fully intertwined in all business operations. With the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence a new reality, a complete technology takeover was only inevitable.
Now in its 25th year, Canada's Best Managed Companies is one of the country's leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.
The Information Technology (IT) landscape is growing at an exponential rate, and the current demand for talented IT professionals is fierce. But why? You'd think there would be enough skilled IT professionals to fill the job market. Unfortunately, not. That's because it's no longer good enough to simply be "IT-centric."
In an effort to improve the overall quality-from the candidate point of view-of jobs listed on their board, Indeed has made the move of eliminating recruiter advertised roles from its organic search results, beginning January 2019. Sponsored listings will still be available but for many agencies, the question of return on investment is foremost in their minds.
The holiday season is hectic all around: your regular employees want to take some vacation time but business doesn't stop just because Santa is on his way. Projects that have year-end deadlines, in particular, can make the office even busier.
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One of Canada's leading producers of Cannabis announced recently that they're currently experiencing difficulty meeting the growing demand for cannabis, primarily because they can't find skilled workers for their production facilities. "Producer Aphria Inc. said it disposed of 13,642 plants after "a lack of qualified local labour" for greenhouse jobs slowed harvesting."
Making the wrong hire is costly, a waste of time and stressful. Recruiting executive-level talent can be an especially challenging process. And this is especially true in the rapidly changing cannabis industry. Along with the difficulty of assessing intangible leadership traits, a cannabis company often has to navigate complex regulations and requirements, and sometimes career perception concerns from candidates outside the industry.
Selling is an art form. The ability to look at a client and see a solution to a problem they have is a gift in many ways. Too many people in sales spend hours cultivating a relationship with a potential customer, wooing them, so to speak.
The richest people in the world look for and build networks, everyone else looks for work. Marinate on that for a minute. ~ Robert Kiyosaki The top priority in any job search is to ensure you stand out above the rest of the candidate pool; applying directly to a job ad has the opposite effect, blending your resume among all the others.