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...
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. ...
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New Survey: 70% of Companies Believe Proof of Vaccination from Employees to be Required in Near Future
May 19, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, May 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As vaccination rollouts expand and lockdowns are expected to ease in the coming months, companies looking at post-COVID recovery plans are engaged in...
Survey: Employees Want Help Balancing Caregiving Responsibilities, But Companies Say They Don’t Have the Resources
May 12, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There is a significant disconnect between what employees say they need to balance work and caregiving responsibilities, and what employers are offering,...
Survey: Working Parents Exiting Workforce During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 28, 2021 09:00 ET | Express Employment Professionals
TORONTO, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many working parents are finding it impossible to juggle work and caring for their children and family during the COVID-19 pandemic and, as a result, have...