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Coping with Job Loss: Take Charge and Keep Going

April 7 2020

By PTC Recruiting (our sister company) Two-in-five Canadian households have already experienced some type of job loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Losing your job is stressful under normal circumstances but during this time of uncertainty it can be especially daunting.  But don’t give in to despair and anxiety.  Take charge of the situation and develop a plan for being mentally healthy and focused on your goal of finding another opportunity…Continued

Best Practices For Virtual Meetings

March 31 2020

Many companies are now operating remotely, which means conferences, events and meetings have been pushed online. Virtual meetings are inexpensive and easy-to-use, however, participants tend to ‘multitask’ or ‘zone out’ as one or two attendees dominate the session. Here are few best practices for virtual meetings that companies should optimize to ensure meeting effectiveness: Set clear agendas: Prior to each meeting, set clear objectives and share it with your virtual team. During the session, practice…Continued

Recruiting Tech Talent in the age of COVID-19

March 18 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, many organizations are encouraging employees to embrace remote work to mitigate risk. This global crisis has not only affected job seekers but has had a demonstrable impact on the recruiting process. Here are a few proactive measures that help ease recruiting tech talent in the age of COVID-19 : Maintaining Open Lines Of Communication  Given the fluidity of this situation, communicating with…Continued

Cybersecurity is driving the jobs of tomorrow

February 7 2020

By Tony Charles, Business Development Manager As the financial capital of Canada, Toronto is the ideal tech hub for cybersecurity companies. The city’s success in artificial intelligence & machine learning fuels the demand for experienced cybersecurity professionals in the private and public sector. One of the most critical challenges our country is facing right now is Cyber talent deficit. Technological advancements are paving the way for increased cyber risks that…Continued