New analysis from Statistics Canada shows that retirement is changing and that more than half of workers aged 55 and older return to the workforce. Of Canadians that actually exited a long term job between the age of 55 and 59, 60% of them were re-employed within the next 10 years, while…Continue
Added by Vera Gavizon on August 12, 2014 at 5:10am — No Comments
Trace – Guide to Flexible Working changes
From the 30th June 2014 every employee has the statutory right to request flexible working after 26 weeks of continuous service.
What does this mean?
- Pre 30th June the right to request flexible working only applied to the parents of children under the age of 17 or 18 in the case of parents with disabled children or those caring for an adult. Now any eligible employee can…Continue
Added by Andy Lee on July 6, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
In his work life, the average worker will change career between 3 and 7 times: that is not counting the number of times he or she will change jobs within the same career trend. Is this due to a generational trait, where workers put a high value on new opportunities, variety (Flexible jobs) or is it the result of the evolution of companies’ needs following globalization? Are those two as conflicting as they may seem at first glance?
Right now, doing a simple Google search about…Continue
Added by Vera Gavizon on February 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Social Media, recently and over the past few years, has gotten bigger and bigger. With websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many others, a whole new path of interaction for staffing businesses has been opened. It gives companies a chance to make new connections with potential candidates and customers. Just like with anything, there are many great ways it can be utilized by Temporary Staffing firms, but there are also a number of things to look out for if you want to make sure to use…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 1, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
In our last post, we outlined some of the key trends (and implications) you’re going to face in 2011. So how can you ensure that you have a great year?
a. Define your target client – what kinds of employers are the BEST match for your capabilities and approach to service?
b. Clearly define your positioning – determine exactly how you want to be…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 18, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments
Equipment maker Caterpillar, Inc., announced in its third quarter earnings statement that it has added 9,000 people to its "flexible workforce," according to a recent news release by Staffing…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on November 10, 2010 at 10:08am — No Comments