Older Workers Want to Stay in Workforce, But Most Employers Don’t Offer Semi-Retirement
January 12, 2022 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  With labour shortages hampering industries across the country, a new survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, has...
Many Workplace Changes Caused by COVID-19 Expected to be Permanent
December 22, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Dec. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies have been impacted differently in the nearly two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but most have one thing in common:...
Supply Chain Problems May Become the Grinch That Steals Christmas This Year
November 22, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The weeks leading up to the holidays may not be so merry and bright for businesses as they continue to contend with increased demand, labour shortages and...
New Survey: Canadian Companies Say Senior-Level Positions Most Difficult to Fill
October 27, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Close to two-thirds of Canadian companies (59%) say it is difficult to recruit and fill positions—with senior-level roles being the most challenging to...
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...