We had the pleasure of interviewing two students leading with Pride and creating an LGBTQ2SIA+ community at their business school. These two changemakers are making their school a more welcoming place for the queer community.
Increasing unemployment, disincentivized job seekers, and another two months of CERB – what does this mean for the job market?
The Canadian government recently announced that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended for another two months. Millions of Canadians will have maxed out their CERB allowance (a total of $8000) by July 4th. It remains unclear whether CERB will be amended or a different form of government support will be provided.
For those still eligible for CERB, they can continue to receive $2,000 per month while the Canadian government encourages recipients to take available work, however many are disincentivized to seek employment. Why? (more…)
Many employers are relying on benefits like the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to help get their business through the COVID-19 crisis. And with new information and changes being introduced each day, it can be hard to keep up.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has required employers to adapt their hiring processes to keep in line with the government’s social distancing regulations. Traditional parts of the hiring process like in-person interviews and onboarding are on an indefinite ‘pause’ as the pandemic continues. It’s time to adapt – fast.
With the escalating global COVID-19 crisis, employers are seeing unprecedented organizational challenges. From layoffs and job sharing to remote work and office shutdowns, employers are increasingly mandating remote work wherever possible. However, a lot of employers still have unanswered questions about the best way to take their teams remote.
You’ve undoubtedly seen the headlines about the coronavirus (COVID-2019). People are scared. This epidemic started China at the end of 2019, and in a matter of months has spread globally. It continues to spread. The World Health Organization has confirmed that there are now more coronavirus cases outside of China than in it, with 80,000 cases worldwide.