Employee Turnover Costly and Growing Problem for Canadian Businesses
November 30, 2022 08:37 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Employee turnover is becoming an increasingly costly problem that continues to plague Canadian businesses still trying to recover and readjust from the...
Willingness to Learn, Dependability and Problem-Solving Most Desired Soft Skills by Employers
November 16, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadians looking for a job should not discount just how important strong soft skills are to employers, according to a survey from The Harris Poll...
Automation Shouldn’t Spook Companies and Employees Amidst Ongoing Labour Shortages
October 26, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite facing ongoing labour shortages heading into the busy holiday shopping season with 40% of companies with open positions that cannot fill, most...
New Report Examines Why 1.5 Million Canadians are Unemployed Despite Record Job Openings
October 12, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive month, there were more than 1 million job vacancies in June. Labour shortages continue to plague businesses in all sectors and...
Wages Rise Significantly in Past Two Years; Benefit Offerings Lag Behind
September 28, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two-thirds of Canadian companies (66%) say they are increasing wages this year, up significantly from 51% in 2021 and 44% in 2020, according to a survey...
Canadian Companies Struggling to Fill Full-Time Positions
September 14, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies continue to have difficulty finding qualified employees, especially for full-time positions, according to a new survey from The Harris...
Companies Still in Fierce Competition for Workers Despite Possible Recession
August 24, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concerns about an economic slowdown and possible recession have not eased the labour shortages facing companies across Canada, which are still engaged in...
Workplace Benefits for Parents Can Cause Friction with Employees Without Children
August 10, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies report that, on average, half of their workforce is made up of parents, and most companies believe they already offer enough benefits...
More Canadian Companies Taking “Wait and See” Approach to Hiring Amid Economic Uncertainty
July 27, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Half of Canadian companies (50%) say they need more employees but do not have the capacity to hire, according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll...
Canadian Businesses Remain Optimistic Despite Looming Recession
July 13, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, July 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies are optimistic about their future in the face of a looming recession, according to a new recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned...