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:...
Employee Turnover an Expensive Problem for Canadian Companies
December 08, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Dec. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian companies are not only having a hard time finding workers in one of the tightest labour markets in recent history, they are also having an...
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...
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Perks & Benefits: The New Battleground in the Competition to Attract Qualified Workers
November 10, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the Canadian economy continues to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic and labour shortages continue to grow, job seekers are in high demand and are...
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 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...