Lost Generation: Pandemic School Closures Could Make Canada’s Skills Gap Much Worse
October 13, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
Vast Majority of Canadians Say Students Affected by School Disruptions Won’t Have Skills Employers Need New White Paper Provides In-Depth Analysis of Consequences of School Disruptions on Canada’s...
84% of Canadian Companies Expect to Face Hiring Challenges Over the Next Year
September 22, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies are finding it difficult to get qualified staff to fill open positions, and there is no end in sight for their labour woes, according...
New Poll: Half of Canadians Support Mandatory Booster Shots at Work
September 15, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Another contentious issue is on the horizon for businesses and governments in Canada as COVID-19 cases rise and initial COVID-19 vaccine shot efficacy...
New Survey: Majority of Companies Prefer to Reskill Current Employees Rather Than Hire New
September 08, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As labour shortages worsen and the number of jobs openings rise, a majority of Canadian companies (71%) say they would prefer to reskill their current...
Help Wanted: Labour Market in Crisis
August 25, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian economy is rebounding as COVID-19 lockdowns ease and businesses everywhere are putting out "help wanted" signs. But businesses aren’t getting...
Remote Work to Remain—But Only for Some
August 11, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than half of Canadian companies will allow existing employees to work remotely, even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, but most employers will...
New Survey: Looking For a Job? Employers Value Soft Skills More than Ever Before
July 28, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, soft skills are becoming more valuable to employers, according to a new Harris Poll survey commissioned by Express...
New Survey: Most Canadian Companies Not Planning to Expand Workforce as Lockdowns End
July 14, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, July 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although hiring is ramping up as lockdowns end around the country, most businesses are not planning to expand the size of their workforce, according to a...
Survey: More Companies Adopt a Diversity and Inclusion Policy, but Majority Still Don’t Have One
June 23, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There has been a significant increase in the proportion of Canadian companies that have implemented a diversity, equity and inclusion policy, but the...
Recent Postsecondary Graduates In-Demand as Hiring Ramps Up
June 09, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Postsecondary graduates are in big demand this year according to a new survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. ...