IT workers recruited offshore represent an excellent source of new Canadians. They come to Canada with jobs that leverage their developed expertise, while helping our economic infrastructure. They earn income and pay taxes from day one, never placing a burden on our social service infrastructure.
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IT workers will no longer have the benefit of exemption from the requirement to include a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) as part of their work permit application
The topic of Generation Y (Gen -Y), and what it takes to integrate them into your company seems to have Human Resource professionals scratching their heads at the moment. One approach is to construct a physical environment which integrates the concepts of work and play, with lounges, pool tables, games rooms, etc. Others look down [...]
In December, I attended a conference where one of the speakers, a VP of Human Resources for a rather large company, talked about what his company was doing to retain Generation Y (Gen -Y) personnel. His description of the individuals that his firm had targeted for retention included words like ‘Top Performers’, ‘Preference for Shorter [...]
My definition of security is what you have in the bank and in your head, everything else is an illusion. The employment ups and downs of the past 30 years have done nothing to change the reality of that definition for anyone employed outside of the Federal Government. Economic hard times, a falling dollar, failed [...]
It not uncommon for people to have the perception that life and business in Canada is the same as it is in the US. This is certainly not my observation when it comes to the contracting. My view is that the business model that we have in Canada is unique, not only in North America [...]