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  • Attn: Jobseekers! October 19th – Bilingual Job Fair in Toronto Are you fluent in both French and English? Your bilingual skills are in high demand, and the BlueSky Personnel Solutions team has employers looking for candidates just like you! Join us next week at the 5th annual Bilingual Job Fair host... The post October 19th – Bilingual Job Fair in Toronto appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Soluti...

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  • The hiring market is no longer hot like Toronto’s real estate market. It’s way hotter. And today, jobseekers are in full control. There is a massive skills shortage in the marketplace – especially in the Bilingual/French arena, and employers are genuinely fighting over top talent. In the past month ... The post Getting candidates with multiple offers to choose you appeared first on BlueSky Personn...

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  • THE QUESTION I received two LinkedIn requests from the same headhunter. One mentioned the city and the other mentioned the name of the company and hiring person. I responded with my number, but I haven’t heard back from the headhunter yet. At this point, If I directly contact the company, is there a... The post Do I have to pay a headhunter if I apply for a job without them? appeared first on Blue...

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  • Statistics Canada recently released new 2016 census data, and the great news was bilingualism (English/French) in Canada was statistically at a record high. Would it surprise you, that this figure was at 18 per cent nationally? While Quebec is our most bilingual province at 44.9 per cent, in Ontario... The post New Census Data on Canadian Bilingualism Released appeared first on BlueSky Personnel S...

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  • When was the last time you waited for something? Today, you can binge watch your favourite shows on Netflix whenever you want. You can get your news-of-the-day just by scrolling on your phone. You can even get groceries delivered right to your door when it is convenient for you. We live in a world w... The post This HR Metric Grew by 83% in Four Years (But It’s Not Good News) appeared first on Blu...

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  • Admit it. We’ve all had a little bit of Google office envy. From gourmet cafeterias and nap pods, to in-office slides that take you from one floor to the next with childhood whimsy. In most workplaces, these features would be described as nice-to-have employee perks. After all, how can one really me... The post Free employee breakfasts or laptop – which one is mission critical for business? appear...

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  • Over the past couple of days, we’ve watched a crisis erupt among our friends south of the border due to President Trump’s firing of former FBI director James Comey. The news headlines even in Canada are unavoidable. No matter what side of the political spectrum you are on in US politics – if at all,... The post 3 Critical HR Lessons from President Trump’s Comey Firing appeared first on BlueSky Per...

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  • THE QUESTION The owner of the business where I work is harassing me. Problem is, his wife is the director of human resources. What should I do? THE FIRST ANSWER Julie Labrie President, Blue Sky Personnel, Toronto First, document the harassment. Keep a fact-based journal to record the date, time and ... The post My boss harasses me, but his wife is the HR director. What do I do? appeared first on B...

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  • Have you seen the video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaking in Mandarin at a Beijing university for a full 30-minute Q&A? His audience was stunned and the video quickly went viral.  As a non-Mandarin speaking viewer, his grasp of the language appeared quite impressive. However, experts in t... The post How bilingual is that job candidate really? Use this test to find out. appeared first on Bl...

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  • Read our Q&A with Canadian employment law expert, Natalie MacDonald By now, we’re guessing you must have witnessed how the Internet was set ablaze last week from the release of Pepsi’s latest “tone-deaf” commercial featuring Kendall Jenner. Despite the brand quickly issuing an apology for “missi... The post To fire or not to fire (amid a social media crisis) – that is the question! appeared first...

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  • When Uber officially launched in 2011 they created a real ‘shake-up’ in the taxicab industry with their shared economy platform. Six years later, the ‘uber’ effect has influenced industries all over the world and the idea of an ‘uberized’ workforce has grown exponentially in recent years. A study by... The post How to Motivate Today’s ‘Uberized’ Workforce appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Soluti...

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  • Calling all French/Bilingual jobseekers – we want to meet you! Join us next week at the 4th annual Bilingual Job Fair hosted by Les Services D’Emploi du Centre Francophone de Toronto. Your bilingual skills are in high demand, and the BlueSky Personnel Solutions team can connect you with employ... The post Attention: Bilingual Job Seekers! Join us at this Upcoming Bilingual Job Fair (Feb. 28/17) ap...

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  • We all want our employees to be dedicated to our company, to be intrinsically motivated and to enjoy high morale at the office. And while there are many activities and tips offered by experts to help make that happen, there is one element that is fundamental in building such a foundation among our w... The post How to Get Employees to LOVE Your Company. 3 tips to cultivate the “ties that bind” app...

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  • How to deal with hiring remorse

    Warning: this scenario may sound all too familiar. After searching for that needle-in-a-haystack, you place your bet on a candidate. You have high hopes on this new hire. As your new employee starts, however, you get a sinking feeling that this person may not be all that he or she promised. Perhaps ... The post How to deal with hiring remorse appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Solutions.

  • 3 Top Hiring Trends That’ll Impact HR in 2017

    Technology and our online social culture has drastically changed how we do business, and as we embark upon new goals in 2017, we need to consider how quickly our HR industry is changing to keep pace. We need to examine how our own processes must adapt in order to maximize business success. In this s... The post 3 Top Hiring Trends That’ll Impact HR in 2017 appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Solut...

  • True Story: Zombies and Aliens Take Over an Employee Manual

    With a new year on the horizon, many of us are faced with the dreaded task of trying to make sure employees re-visit and actually read their company’s health, safety and other policy manuals. How can you interest someone in a 20-page manual, in a world dominated by memes and 140 characters? With zom... The post True Story: Zombies and Aliens Take Over an Employee Manual appeared first on BlueSky P...

  • Lessons from Heineken’s Game-Changing Recruitment Campaign

    In 2013, Heineken impressed the world with their internship contest, “The Candidate”, and now they’ve done it again.  This time, the campaign is called, “Go Places” and it’s a game-changer. So much so, that while it launched in the US and 15 other markets earlier this fall, its international appeal ... The post Lessons from Heineken’s Game-Changing Recruitment Campaign appeared first on BlueSky Pe...

  • Does good performance give me leverage in severance negotiations?

    Does good performance give me leverage in severance negotiations?Should I go to HR, lay out the issue, and say this isn't a good fit for me?... The post Does good performance give me leverage in severance negotiations? appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Solutions.

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  • Finding great talent in today’s highly competitive marketplace isn’t easy, but finding great bilingual talent is even harder. Employees who can speak, read and write both French and English proficiently offer companies many competitive advantages when doing business across Canada, and they are in ve... The post Bilingual Hires: Niche HR Recruiting Uses a Mass Medium and Catches Media Attention app...

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  • Could you spot a fake reference from a job candidate? Newstalk 1010 interviewed me recently about a website called careerexcuse.com. This company touts themselves as “an industry leader in the fake job reference business” and just as it sounds, they offer fake references for a price to would-be jobs... The post Three Telltale Signs of Fake References appeared first on BlueSky Personnel Solutions.

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