Employers

Resources for Employers

Workopolis’ JOB INSIDER Tool

Do you have what it takes for the job you want? Workopolis’ free “Job Insider” tool is an easy-to-use career planning tool that gives you valuable insights on the most popular jobs. Just start typing in a job title, choose from the populating list of similar/matching titles, and in seconds you will learn for each […]

Speaking Up at Work Made Easy

Speaking Up at Work Made Easy

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition How often have you wanted to say something at work, but held back because you were worried about the consequences? Maybe you were afraid of stirring up a conflict or losing your job. Maybe you were just discouraged by the idea that your input wouldn’t make a difference. […]

Boost Your Career With Greater Motivation

Boost Your Career With Greater Motivation

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Most people do just enough work to avoid getting fired, but that’s not the way to travel through life. Since you’re spending 40+ hours each week at work, make them count. It’s challenging to keep your motivation high in the workplace, but there are many ways to enhance […]

Top 10 Critical Competencies of Great Leaders

Top 10 Critical Competencies of Great Leaders

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Great leaders share many common traits. Though criteria for leadership in the workplace can vary from company to company, the majority of effective leaders exemplify certain skills. By focusing on developing these same skills, you can take your leadership abilities to the next level. Develop the important traits […]

Top 10 Job Search Tips for 2016 Graduates

Top 10 Job Search Tips for 2016 Graduates

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Getting your first job in your chosen career is the hardest. You lack relevant experience and interview skills. Employers view you as part-child. Plus, there’s a lot of competition because of all the others who have just graduated. However, this competition is ill-prepared for finding a job. Knowledge […]

5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett Revealed

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition You might be wondering what super-investor Warren Buffett can teach you about life. You might be thinking that he knows a lot about money, but that has little to do with being an expert on life. You might be surprised. Warren Buffett is famous for his simple lifestyle […]

Quick Relief for Information Overload

Quick Relief for Information Overload

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Do you feel like you’re drowning in information? It’s not just your imagination. According to a recent Forbes article, we’ve created more information in the last 10 years than in all the rest of human history. Or, to put it another way, there’s 300 exabytes of information today […]

5 Ways to Make Your Job More Meaningful

5 Ways to Make Your Job More Meaningful

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Whether you work in a downtown office or a franchise business, you can make your job more meaningful. According to some studies, nearly two thirds of Americans are dissatisfied at work. While you probably need your boss to approve a raise or a bigger office, these are some […]

What can the Toronto Maple Leafs teach organizations about talent?

After their latest season of ineptitude wrapped up this month, why did the Toronto Maple Leafs almost immediately fire their player scouts in addition to their coaching staff? The reason is simple. Even with great management and all the money in the world the team will never be a winner without STAR players. Unlike the […]

A permanent move into temporary services!

Receiving considerable demand to expand our suite of services, who are we to deny our clients. Therefore, Stoakley-Stewart Consultants will now provide temporary and contract search services. Hiring Tiffany Oliver of Accountemps, Stoakley-Stewart makes a big splash in the temp and contract arena as well as the finance & accounting disciplines. This builds upon an […]