Tag: employment

Shortage of summer jobs in Winnipeg

Posted: June 14th, 2016 at 8:00pm Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg is facing a shortage of summer jobs. Manpower surveyed 1,900 companies across Canada. Two per cent will be trimming their workforce, while the rest said they will be holding…

Manitoba has lowest unemployment rate in Canada

Posted: June 12th, 2016 at 12:58pm Featured, manitoba, NEWS
The latest numbers from Statistics Canada are showing good news for Manitoba. The province's 5.9 per cent unemployment rate is the lowest in the country. The national rate is 6.9…

Five strategies to nail that job interview

Posted: March 26th, 2016 at 11:58am CASH & CAREERS, Featured, LIFE
Congrats! Your resumé and cover letter have convinced the employer that you deserve an interview! It’s time to show the hiring panel that you are the best person for the…

Manitoba job vacancy rate drops

Posted: November 30th, 2015 at 8:37am BUSINESS, Featured
Canada’s national job vacancy rate held steady in the third quarter, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s (CFIB) latest Help Wanted report. Approximately 326,600 full time, part time and temporary…

Manitoba proposes leave for victims of domestic violence

Posted: November 25th, 2015 at 7:52pm Featured, manitoba, NEWS
The Manitoba government will be introducing groundbreaking proposed changes to the Employment Standards Code that would give victims of domestic violence the right to time off work without fear of…

Ten tips for working from home

Posted: October 11th, 2015 at 3:08pm BUSINESS, CASH & CAREERS, Featured, LIFE
Today marks the beginning of my fourth month of running my business full-time from the comfort of my own home. That's a whole fiscal quarter, you guys! Wahoo! While I…

Small businesses vote for substance, not style

Posted: October 8th, 2015 at 10:28am BUSINESS, Featured, NEWS, POLITICS
With Election Day just over the horizon, Canada’s small business owners will be looking to policy over personality when it comes time to cast their ballots. According to a Canadian…

The clue to your next big business win

Posted: October 2nd, 2015 at 5:25pm BUSINESS, CASH & CAREERS, Featured, LIFE
Last week I challenged you to consider that your business could be much close to its next breakthrough point than you think. Depending on where you are in your journey,…

Winnipeg economy in growth spurt, says new report

Posted: September 27th, 2015 at 7:17pm BUSINESS, Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
Winnipeg is home to one of the best economies in the country, according to a new report. The Conference Board of Canada's Metropolitan Outlook: Autumn 2015 named Winnipeg one of the country's top metropolitan…

5th annual CEO Sleepout around the corner

Posted: September 18th, 2015 at 10:13pm EVENTS, Featured, NEWS
Six days before the event, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ's 5th annual CEO Sleepout has raised $100,000 of its $200,000 fundraising goal. This year, 135 CEOs, community leaders, and members of the…
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