SME Companies can Receive up to $20,000 Per Year to Hire Two Apprentices and Help Improve the Trades Labour Shortage

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 20:46:20 +0000

Did you know that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can receive up to $20,000 per year to hire up to two apprentices through The Red Seal Apprenticeship Service? Introduced last June, The Bridging Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Service Program is offered through Family Services of Peel. According to Sandra Rupnarain, Executive Director of Family Services of […]

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6 ways to showcase your leadership skills in the workplace

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 03:33:31 +0000

At the workplace, no whatever what your level of responsibility is, leadership skills are valuable. Even if you don’t have a formal title, you can demonstrate your leadership from any position.

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Canada needs to encourage more youth to pursue skilled trade jobs

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 15:12:59 +0000

You may have noticed lately that it can take weeks to book a technician to look at your furnace, or that scheduling an appointment to fix your car means waiting longer than you’re used to. These are tangible signs that we are experiencing a shortage of skilled tradespeople.

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7 ways to build a strong community at the workplace

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 22:27:28 +0000

The healthiest and happiest workplaces are those where teammates work together to build a robust community. Here are 7 ways you can bring out the best in people, make work fun and further your organization’s mission.

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Are you a small business owner? Here are some things you’re probably not doing to help you succeed

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 13:14:24 +0000

October marks Small Business Month in Canada, and as we celebrate these important businesses and the impact they have on our economy, we can’t overlook the contributions of one specific community that’s instrumental in shaping and growing the small business landscape in Canada: Immigrants and newcomers. With more than 33 per cent of Canadian businesses […]

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Applications for a skills and leadership development program for newcomer women now open

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 15:42:48 +0000

The Sister2Sister Advanced Leadership Program, a free six-month program for newcomer women offered by Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto in partnership with Schulich Executive Education, is currently accepting applications for Cohort 3 (2022-2023).

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Harness the ‘Power of 3’ in communications

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 23:31:49 +0000

Good communication is key for better team collaboration and cooperation. But without a proper structure, most conversations in the workplace including business presentations end up rambling and are ineffective. Here is a proven strategy to unleash the full potential and enhance communication in your everyday interactions in the workplace.

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Students share tips for being successful in school

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 02:53:56 +0000

University or college comes with its own challenges, especially if you are travelling abroad or away from home during your studies. It could be useful to hear from others who are on the same journey. We asked former and current excellent students for their advice on being successful in school.

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Why asking questions is vital to your career growth

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 20:30:53 +0000

Asking the right questions is the foundation of effective career development. Good questions can help you better understand your employer,  demonstrate your genuine interest in professional development and help you move forward in your career.

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Should you negotiate your salary as a newcomer?

Credit to Author: Wanda Kusumajuda| Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 06:26:13 +0000

While most newcomers understand that negotiating salaries is a common practice in Canada, many do not feel that they can do this without Canadian work experience. Here are some tips to help you decide if salary negotiations are right for you!

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