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Preparing for Job Interviews

Going to a job interview can be a stressful experience. This is true whether you are starting new or trying to get a promotion with your current employer. But you can get through it and not only survive but thrive. And get the job you want. The secret is in the preparation. Let’s walk through some of the steps you need to take to be ready for your job interview.



Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month in Canada -- a time when people across Canada honour the legacy of Black people in Canada and their communities.


Mixed Generations and Organizational Success
An increasing number of academics and well-respected research institutions are questioning the validity and serviceability of generational differences.


217% Increase in Canadian Employers using Apprenticeships
More than 84% of SMBs across 5 countries list rising costs as their top business concern.





    

Fed. Gov’t. Supports Orgs. to Advance Gender Equality

Empowering Safe Workplaces: Tackling Harassment in STEM and Trades

Cisco and OECD Launch Pioneering Research Initiative on Digital Well-being

Global Treaty on Ending Violence and Harassment at Work Comes into Force in Canada



 

    News

BC: December Labour Force Survey results

AB: Promoting innovation in Alberta

SK: Province’s Labour Market Remains Historically Strong

ON: Program is Helping More Women Enter the Skilled Trades

ON: Province Achieves Strong Job Growth and Investments in 2023

NS: Funding Supports Newcomer Skilled Trades Assessments, Building Officials Training

NF: Employer Applications Open for 2024 Summer Employment

This Month
viewpoints
Dealing with Anger at Work
There’s a lot of good reasons why we all get frustrated sometimes. Sometimes that frustration boils over into anger.

features
How to Prepare for a Job Interview
Let’s walk through some of the steps you need to take to be ready for your job interview.
Celebrating Black History Month (BTW Is Your D & I strategy working?)
Every February people across Canada participate in events and festivities that honour the legacy of Black people in our country.


law
Terminated Vice-President Awarded More Than $571,000
The president ‘embarked on a malicious campaign’ to ‘destroy [the employee’s] reputation,’ a judge wrote.
Employer Could Not Terminate Staff on Long-Term Disability
An arbitrator found that an employer could not end its 20-year practice of not requiring medical updates.
Server Was Sexually Harassed by Restaurant Staff
‘The owners did not understand sexual harassment or know how to handle it,’ a human rights panel found.

strategies
More Canadians Are Using Generative Artificial Intelligence Tools for Work
Generative AI tools are driving both quality and productivity gains for employees.
Misconceptions About Generations Can Jeopardize Team and Organizational Success
Increasingly academics are questioning the validity and serviceability of generational differences.

Shop Talk
217% Increase in Canadian Employers using Apprenticeships to Fill the Labour and Skills Shortage
Business owners are looking at ways to upskill and retain their own employees, rather than having to spend time and money recruiting.



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