Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are working from home without access to camps, babysitters, playdates and/or help from grandparents. They must complete required work tasks with their children in close proximity; juggle conference calls, deadlines, kid’s needs and housework. This can have a huge effect on productivity! Don’t panic! The following are some […]


During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are allowing their employees to work from home. This is great for flattening the curve and protecting the vulnerable. However, remote workers often feel less engaged and less connected to their company. This can decrease productivity, affect performance and lead to isolation and loneliness. It takes effort to help […]


Workplace training is an integral part of a company’s success. A good training program ensures employees are in line with company goals, increases efficiency, develops employee skill sets, lowers the occurrence of mistakes, reduces employee turnover, and optimizes the onboarding process. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the look of the workplace. More than ever, companies […]

The Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

What is a staffing agency? A staffing agency, sometimes known as a search or recruiting firm, is an organization that matches companies and job candidates. Agencies work on behalf of businesses and job seekers to match the applicant with the appropriate skills and experience for the position available. Staffing firms place candidates in short and […]

What Work Looks Like During the Pandemic; Flexible Work Models

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown businesses into a state of emergency! To survive, they’ve been forced to adapt and become resilient. Flexible work models that accommodate a number of locations and schedules are a necessity. What is flexible working? Flexible working is a type of work arrangement that provides a degree of versatility regarding how […]

How to Improve Your Chances of Finding a Job During the Pandemic

COVID-19 arrived, and job losses happened quickly! Recovery of the economy is expected to take 2.5 years or more. For every job opening, there are at least 2 unemployed workers. The job market has become incredibly competitive, with the highly experienced, the highly trained and new college graduates competing for the same position. Many are […]

Online Networking To Aid Your Job Search

Networking is the process of re-invigorating your existing relationships and developing new ones. Everyone you know/meet can help you move your job search forward. Networking can seem intimidating! You may fear you’ll appear pushy, annoying or self-serving. Don’t worry! You’ll be meeting and getting to know people who can assist you and whom you can, […]

Managing Digital Interviews

A digital interview is set up online by an employer and sent to candidates. Employers select questions from a question library or an interview guide and ask candidates to record their answers. Applicants are given a minute or two to think and then a few minutes to answer. Companies generally give a time frame (two […]

Tips on How to Work From Home

Only a fraction of the 3.4 million Canadian employees who began working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic have returned to full-time office work. 45 percent of working Canadians would prefer to work remotely at least three days a week and more than one quarter would prefer to work flex hours. Remote work is here […]

Who’s Hiring During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world economy. Many businesses have closed and millions of Canadians have had their hours reduced, been temporarily laid off or lost their jobs. However, if you’re looking for work, there are some skills in demand right now and some job opportunities. There are industries and sectors that are hiring […]