Eight roles expected to see biggest salary boosts in 2017

Eight roles expected to see biggest salary boosts in 2017

How much does a data ninja or coding wizard make? Significantly more than they did last year, according to the 2017 Salary Guides from staffing specialists Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. The 2017 Salary Guides from staffing specialists Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group show that base salaries in the technology and […]

Majority of Canadians believe small business ownership is less risky than working for someone else

Majority of Canadians believe small business ownership is less risky than working for someone else

In a time of increased uncertainty, many Canadians are considering entrepreneurship as a way to gain control over their future. According to RBC’s recent Small Business Poll more than three-quarters of Canadians (79-per-cent) believe that working for themselves is less risky than working for someone else because they can control their own financial future. While […]

Canada Post partners with Shopify to offer Canadian retailers a seamless online shipping solution

Canada Post partners with Shopify to offer Canadian retailers a seamless online shipping solution

Canada Post, the country’s No. 1 parcel company, today announced a strategic partnership with Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. With this new partnership, Shopify merchants are able to purchase shipping labels at up to 40% off the usual Canada Post rates when buying labels through Shopify. Canada […]

Are you taking too long to hire?

Are you taking too long to hire?

Timing is everything, the saying goes, and for firms trying to hire it could make the difference between securing the candidate and losing out. For more than six in ten Canadian workers (64 per cent) in a Robert Half survey, the most frustrating part of the job search is the long wait after an interview […]

Canadian businesses still value face-to-face

Canadian businesses still value face-to-face

Canadian travellers believe business travel is important for company financial performance and are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences, according to the GBTA Global Business Traveller Sentiment Index™, in partnership with American Express. The research, which includes a survey of 420 Canadian business travellers, examines satisfaction with, and the resources available for, various aspects […]

London startup seeks to change software industry

London startup seeks to change software industry

A tech startup based in London, Ontario, wants to permanently change the way the software industry works, much in the way Uber upended the taxi business. “Companies in our industry have operated for too long like law firms, shrouded in mystery and complicated contracts”, says Tom Germain, CEO of Coder Scoop Inc., “We want to make […]

Air Canada fastest growing brand among Canada’s largest corporations

Air Canada fastest growing brand among Canada’s largest corporations

Air Canada’s brand value has soared 88 per cent to $1.8 billion over last year placing it among the Top 50 most valuable Canadian brands, according to this year’s report on Canadian brands published by Brand Finance. Air Canada was cited as the fastest growing Canadian brand among Canada’s largest corporations, and the only Canadian […]

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