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Canada Talent Market Monthly - January 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.The Canadian economy added 54,000 jobs in December, thanks to gains in full-time work, while unemployment also went up to 6.9%, as more people looked for work. Despite December’s gains, the market in 2016 was led by increases in part-time employment. Read more ab ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
As 2016 draws to a close, global economic growth is projected to come in at a subdued 2.4% for the year, the fifth consecutive year below 3%. A slight acceleration to 2.8% is predicted for 2017 as growth in North America continues, South America and Russia see some recovery activity, and APAC markets remain relatively strong. A positive outlook for global labor markets is also forecast, with unemp ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.The unemployment rate dropped to 6.8% in November, as Canada added 11,000 jobs and fewer people looked for work. The economy added 19,400 part-time jobs, while full-time work decreased by 8,700. Overall, employment was up by 1.0% compared to November 2015. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - November 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.Driven by increases in part-time work, the Canadian economy grew by 44,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate held steady at 7.0% for the third month in a row. Compared to a year prior, employment has increased by 0.8% overall, with an added 140,000 job ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - October 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.While unemployment remained unchanged at 7.0% (due to increased participation in the labour market), Canada added 67,000 jobs in September – with most of the gains concentrated in part-time work. Overall, employment rose by 0.3% in Q3 of 2016 after experiencing l ... Read More
The Collaborative Work Environment - Key Insights
Talent Perspective on the Collaborative Workplace CultureCompanies can do better. Just over half (52 percent) of global workers feel that their current or most recent employer’s (physical and virtual) workplace promotes collaboration and inclusion; 47 percent believes their organizational structure promotes collaboration and inclusion. Given the strong business case for a collaborative work enviro ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - September 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.Following a decline in July, Canada gained 26,000 jobs in August. However, with more people participating in the labour market looking for work, the unemployment rate rose to 7.0%. Compared to the previous year, employment increased by 77,000, all in part-time wo ... Read More
The Collaborative Work Environment
Is there a key workplace factor that would improve both a company’s profitability and their ability to attract and retain top talent?Collaboration is becoming just that factor for today’s companies. Recently, nearly three out of four North American C-suite executives agreed that their organization would be more successful if employees were able to work in flexible and collaborative ways. And more ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
ECONOMY & LABOUR MARKETS: Although the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) will have significant adverse effects on the country’s short-term economic prospects, as well as lowering the outlook for the rest of Europe, negative impacts outside of the region are projected to be somewhat limited. Still, the Brexit decision, along with other challenges including recessions in severa ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - August 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.After three months of a relatively steady labour market, Canada lost 31,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate up to 6.9%. A decline of 71,000 full-time jobs offset gains of 40,000 in part-time employment, according to Statistics Canada. ... Read More
Career Resilience - Employees
When it comes to employment, how valuable, competitive and resilient are you? Are you taking your career development into your own hands and building the skills that will enable you to thrive in any work environment—and in any economic business climate?Today’s job environment is uncertain, and many agree that job security is a thing of the past. Where once you might have relied on your long-term e ... Read More
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The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Contrary to predictions of both job gains and a rise in unemployment, Canada’s labour market remained mostly unchanged in June, as gains in part-time work were offset by declines in full-time. Despite losses of 700 jobs (declared statistically insignificant), th ... Read More
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The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. While a surge in full-time employment was offset by declines in part-time, Canada still gained 14,000 jobs in May and saw the unemployment rate fall to 6.9% – the lowest it’s been since July 2015. ... Read More
DIY Career Resilience - Employers
In today’s uncertain job environment, global workers are seeking ways to be as resilient as possible. This includes taking the lead in managing their careers. Workers are becoming adept at developing skills that enable them to thrive in any company—they’ll utilize available employer training, or they will actively seek ways to further their skill sets, perhaps by becoming free agents or freelancer ... Read More
Gears - Engineering Industry Trends
What trends can engineering managers expect to see through 2016? While details may vary between specific industry verticals, a number of key issues will remain important, and possibly increase in significance throughout most industry segments.Kelly® is pleased to provide this brief outlook on significant workforce trends that are expected to impact talent in the engineering industry for 2016. Thro ... Read More
Women in STEM: Talent Gap
The STEM fields are projected to be short 230,000 employees as early as 2018. But, by simply reducing female attrition by 25 percent, that shortage could be decreased to just 10,000 employees.This infographic provides a high level look at how employers can attract women in STEM fields, from the Specialist level to Executive. It also provides insight on the benefits that women in STEM careers value ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
ECONOMY & LABOUR MARKETS: The global economy is forecast to expand by 2.6% in 2016, but the moderate growth rate masks a variety of divergent economic conditions and risks among markets. Most developed economies are expected to see solid if unremarkable growth and steady to slightly falling unemployment rates, but all are vulnerable to political, social and market risks. Emerging markets are a stu ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - May 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. After a surge in March, the Canadian labour market remained mostly unchanged – shedding 2,100 jobs in April and holding steady with an unemployment rate of 7.1%. Compared to April 2015, employment increased for both full and part-time work, for overall gains of ... Read More
Women in STEM
Women in STEM
03 May 2016
If we’re going to make a dent in the massive talent gap in the STEM fields, we have to start engaging more women now, and we have to work together to do so.Tipping the scale towards a more optimized and gender diverse STEM talent pool takes more than just ramping up recruitment efforts — it requires commitment and effort from all parties involved, from parents and teachers all the way up to execut ... Read More
Work Life Design: The New Balance
Today’s workers are more empowered and want more flexibility than ever before. Employers can no longer just pay lip service to work-life balance. They have to understand that their workers are individuals and have priorities outside of work. Kelly Services has conducted a study that provides deep insights into how to attract and retain top talent, and to propose Work–Life Design – a new, more bala ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - April 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Canada’s job market enjoyed a surge in March, adding 41,000 jobs and exceeding predicted expectations. After three months of little change, this brought the unemployment rate down to 7.1%. Compared to the U.S., Canada’s employment rate (when adjusted to U.S. con ... Read More
Get Ready for Work Life Design
In this era of talent supply chain management, talent has a choice of where and how to work. In fact, 31 percent of global workers choose flexible work styles over traditional employment arrangements. The best talent is looking for greater ownership over work-life design, and seeking out the organizations that will partner with them to achieve this goal. For the companies that offer this kind of f ... Read More
Work Life Design: The New Balance
Just as businesses are getting comfortable with the concept of work-life balance, they’ll need to quickly reconcile with the more complex demands for work-life design—which is a more seamless integration of work and life.In this era of talent supply chain management, talent has a choice of where and how to work—as evidenced by the 31 percent of global workers who choose flexible work styles over t ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - March 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. While employment levels were little changed in Canada in February – falling by 2,300 jobs, as growth in part-time work was offset by losses in full-time – the unemployment rate inched up to 7.3%: the highest in almost three years. Compared to the U.S., Canada’s ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. The outlook for the global economy in 2016 is uncertain, with financial market volatility, depressed commodity prices and slowing in key emerging markets keeping growth prospects muted. Some major Americas markets, including C ... Read More
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The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Employment declined by 5,700 in Canada for the month of January, with Ontario as the only province to experience growth for the second month in a row. The province added a total of 20,000 jobs, contributing to an overall increase of 1.5% in the last 12 months. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - January 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Canada gained 23,000 jobs for the month of December, with total growth for 2015 reaching 158,000 or 0.9% – a slight increase over the same period in 2013 and 2014. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - December 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Overall employment decreased by 36,000 in November, attributed to losses in part-time work, and raising the unemployment rate to 7.1 percent from the previous month. Compared to 12 months prior, however, employment increased by 124,000 – primarily in full-time w ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q4 2015
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. The global economy remains stuck in low gear, with only a modest acceleration expected in the short term. Factors driving the sluggishness include low commodity prices, the slowdown in China’s economy, financial market volatil ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - November 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. In October, the number of Canadians employed reached over 18 million for the first time ever, with an increase of 44,000 jobs after four months of little change. Compared to 12 months prior, employment grew by 0.8% or 143,000, with all of the gains in full-time ... Read More
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The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. September had employment increases of 21,000 for people aged 55+, with little change for other demographic groups. Youth employment (ages 15-24) saw an unemployment rate of 13.5%. Men and women aged 25-54 had increases of 62,000 (+0.5%) on a year-over-year basis ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - September 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Employment for women aged 55 and older increased by 29,000 which contributed to the majority of year‐over‐year growth of 35,000(+2.2%). The unemployment rate for this group was unchanged at 5.4% in August. ... Read More
Science Outlook for Canada - Infographic
Our world is changing rapidly, driving the need for scientific talent in Canada. The thirst for innovation and development, along with improved global healthcare reform and living standards, is creating greater demand for skilled science professionals across multiple industries and urban centres. British Columbia, Ontario and Québec all anticipate strong job growth in life sciences. Candidates who ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q3 2015
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. Despite recoveries in the Eurozone and Japan, and healthy growth in the U.S., global GDP growth is expected to be somewhat constrained in 2015 as the Chinese economy continues to cool down and several large emerging markets ar ... Read More
Engineering Employment Outlook for Canada - Infographic
The labour shortage in Canada is expected to continue through 2022 with half of all job openings stemming from baby boomer retirements. Moreover, Canadian employment growth is projected to be strong as a result of investments in infrastructure and an increase in capital expenditures, increasing the demand for engineering services. This labour shortage is sobering news for many organizations, but g ... Read More
Top Provinces for Engineering Jobs
Over the next seven to 10 years, engineers in Canada can expect to see significant job growth. This is in large part due to Baby Boomers retiring, but is also fuelled by increased investment in capital expenditures and infrastructure. The following provinces are predicted to see the highest amount of job growth until 2025:OntarioOntario offers by far the most opportunities for engineering professi ... Read More
Top Canadian Engineering Fields for Job Growth
There’s an ongoing need for engineers in the Canadian workforce, both to replace retiring Baby Boomers and to fill positions that are created as a result of increased capital expenditures and continued investments in the country’s infrastructure. The following fields are predicted to see the highest number of job openings annually from 2015 to 2025:1. Civil engineers: With increasing investments i ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - August 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Employment increased for men aged 25 to 54 by 19,000 jobs and the participation rate was up 0.5 ppt to 91.0%. Compared to July 2014, employment rose by 66,000 jobs or 1.1% and unemployment fell by 0.3 ppt to 6.0%. There was little change for other demographic gr ... Read More
2015 Industry Trends for Engineering Talent
What trends can engineers expect to see through 2015? While details may vary between specific industry verticals, a number of key issues will remain important, and possibly increase in significance throughout most industry segments. Kelly® is pleased to provide this brief outlook on significant workforce trends that are expected to impact talent in the engineering industry for 2015. Through our on ... Read More
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The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. There was a decline of 26,000 jobs among youths aged 15 to 24, bringing employment for this group to similar levels as June 2014. Youth unemployment saw little change at 12.9%, as fewer members of this group participated in the labour market. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - June 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. The gain created an increase in the number of people participating in the labour market and left the unemployment rate unchanged for a fourth month in a row. The increase is part of a pattern through early 2015, where employment gains average 20,900 per month. ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q2 2015
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. Softer first quarter growth in key countries, including the U.S. and China, and recessions in Russia and South America are moderating the outlook for the global economy in 2015. Global growth is expected to remain essentially ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - May 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. The April unemployment rate rose 0.5ppt to 6.3% in BC as employment fell by 29,000. However, the decline has not affected the employment rate as compared to 12 months earlier, where it was around the same. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - April 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Women aged 55 and older saw an increase in employment, with 18,000 more women in this age group working in March. The unemployment rate for women in this age group was unchanged at 5.2%. ... Read More
Mood Global Labor Market
This infographic about the mood of the global labor market summarizes the major trends of the latest Kelly Global Workforce Index research. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - March 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Alberta has seen it’s first significant employment decline since September 2011, with employment falling by 14,000 and the unemployment rate rising to 5.3% (+0.8 ppt). The province’s natural resources sector has seen employment decrease by 20,000 since peaking i ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q1 2015
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. Global economic growth is set to accelerate slightly in 2015. The net impact of lower oil prices worldwide is expected to be positive, while stimulus measures in key economies will also help to boost growth to around 3%. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - February 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Employment has seen a steady increase between January 2014 and January 2015, growing by 128,000 or 0.7% and growing by 35,000 in January 2015 alone. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - 2014 Year in Review
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Job growth in Canada saw fluctuation throughout the year but remained unchanged from the previous year. The 2014 unemployment rate sat at 5.7%, a small decrease from 2013. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - January 2015
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Canada has shown growth over 2014 overall, with 0.7% more hours worked in December 2014 as compared to 12 months earlier. ... Read More
What Talent Wants - Natural Resources
Every year, Kelly Services conducts a comprehensive survey of talent issues in many industries the world over. It is one aspect of an aggressive campaign to help the world’s companies understand what attracts, engages and motivates workers. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - December 2014
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Canada continues to see fluctuations in employment, with growth in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as an increase in Quebec for the first time in six months. ... Read More
Talent Acquisition: In-house or Outsource?
While it can be frustrating for HR to be routinely challenged on cost and value brought, the creation of a robust business case can be a powerful lever in demonstrating value shoulder to shoulder with the cost/efficiency benefits. In the current economic climate, the pressure to reduce cost and improve efficiency remain a key priority, however there is increasing evidence that Shareholders recogni ... Read More
Job-Search Decisions
Financial Incentives, Advancement Opportunities and Work/Life Balance Drive Job-Search Decisions for CanadiansWith expectations for an improving economy, many Canadian workers are thinking of looking for new jobs next year, according to the latest Kelly® survey. This trend provides employers with two key challenges: how to improve their retention of current employees and how to attract the best ca ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - November 2014
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Unemployment continues to drop nationally, now at its lowest since November 2008. Increases in full-time and part-time employment continue to grow steadily as well. ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q4 2014
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. The engine of global growth continues to shift from the emerging markets to the developed countries, currently led by strength in the largest English-speaking nations. Among emerging markets, Brazil and Russia have edged into ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - October 2014
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Full-time work sees a boost this month, with employment increasing by 74,000 in September, mostly in this area. The unemployment rate is the lowest since December 2008, at 6.8%. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - September 2014
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Monthly job growth in Canada continues to fluctuate, as employment edged up by 81,000 in August, mostly due to an increase in part-time work. The unemployment rate remains unchanged at 7.0% and the labour force participation rate edged down. ... Read More
Kelly Global Workforce Index™ A World at Work
To better understand how workers think—and how employers might respond—Kelly Services® developed the Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), an annual global survey with nearly 230,000 respondents across 31 countries, three generations, and a multitude of industries and occupations. The results of the survey provide valuable insight into key areas of the talent equation:The Mood of the Global Labor M ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q3 2014
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. The global economy looks set to expand modestly over the short term, with growth projected to rise from 2.8% in 2014 to 3.7% in 2016. However, the healthy outlook is overshadowed by several geopolitical risks, including the cr ... Read More
Information Technology Professionals: Workforce Loyalty and Contentment
Did you know 41% of IT professionals feel less loyal to their employer than they did a year ago? Get insight into IT professionals and their opinions on workforce loyalty and contentment. ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q2 2014
The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. 2014 is expected to be a modestly stronger year for the global economy, with GDP growth projected to reach 3.1%. The expansion will led by better performances in North America and Western Europe, while growth in some emerging ... Read More
Work-Life Balance
Two-Thirds of Canadian Workers Give Employers High Marks for Offering Work-Life Balance  Many Canadian employers regularly monitor their workers’ performance; however, many may still lack valuable feedback regarding how their employees actually view their work environment. Recent research from Kelly Services®, a leader in providing workforce solutions, indicates the top three drivers that influenc ... Read More
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The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labour market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. 2014 looks to be a modestly stronger year for the global economy, with growth projected to reach 3.3%. Stronger business and consumer sentiment, particularly in developed countries, will help drive the expansion; fiscal and po ... Read More
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