Employment

“(Students) want to know who is hiring and for what roles and they’re looking for guidance and clarity because the hiring landscape is changing and evolving in real time,” says the manager of the…
The research released today indicates that experience and education – once crucial to many positions – are becoming less important amid labour shortages.
“Our workforce has changed,” says expert. “Many companies are coming out of COVID with new projects, new initiatives, new programs that are driving their business and don’t see what they’re working…
The combination of a fiercely competitive job market and the still-rising cost of living will likely lead to more companies boosting employee pay this year, experts say.
Governments have been loosening COVID-19 restrictions, with Ottawa allowing airline and railway workers as well as passengers to climb on board without being jabbed starting Monday.
Region's red-hot economic growth continues as Ottawa-Gatineau employers added nearly 10,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, Statistics Canada says.
"We need Canadians to be able to seize these opportunities and to have the tools, training and resources they need to thrive," Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough said.
StatsCan said employers were seeking to fill more than one million positions at the beginning of March, up 22.6 per cent from February and 60.5 per cent from the prior year.
Statistics Canada says a number of signs point to an increasingly tight labour market in recent months, including a drop in the number of part-time workers that would prefer full-time work.
Ottawa-Gatineau’s jobless rate held steady at 4.9 per cent in March as a surge in employment was offset by a big jump in the number of people hunting for work.