Employment

Today on the Eastern Ontario Business Journal Podcast, Phil Gaudreau speaks to experts who offer up valuable tools, programs and incentives for employers looking to hire.
Ottawa tech firm's employees come from over 30 countries and speak more than 20 languages, including Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, French, Turkish and Mandarin.
That marks the lowest rate in at least two decades and comes even as the local economy's job-creation engine stalled last month.
“(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.