Calgary housing market sales have dropped nearly 40% as the fallout from lower oil prices takes effect, though prices have remained strong. What’s in store for sellers – and prospective buyers waiting for a softer market?
Canadian businesses are expected to have a good year as conditions in the U.S. improve. But that doesn’t mean employers will be upping their ranks – a recent survey from Hays Canada finds many plan to keep hiring costs down this year.
Is financial stress taking over your life? Many Canadians report worrying about money when they should be working… and employers are taking note. Read on for the warning signs of crippling financial stress, and how you can turn it around.
Welcome to life post-grad – and the Canadian job market. The time has come to put those hard-earned smarts to work – and start to receive a pay cheque. But what chance do new job seekers have given the current state of the global and national economy – and the seeming scarcity of entry-level positions? The trick is knowing where to look. Some Canadian sectors are seeing a resurgence – and in some provinces, the more, the merrier.
Forget final exams – finding work once out of school is likely the biggest challenge facing newly-graduated youths. It’s easy to be discouraged by news of high unemployment rates – but by changing up your job hunting strategy (and being prepared for a few compromises) there are jobs to be found. Read on to find out how you can tap into Canada’s so-called skills shortage.
After two months of virtually no growth, Canada’s job market came roaring back in March with 82,300 new jobs created. So what does this mean for Canada’s economy? For the short term it shows things are improving. But don’t expect this to last.