All posts by Emily Banks

Hunting for a job? Be careful what you post

By CAROL WOLF   Think before you post, job-seekers: Your potential employer is likely watching your social media feeds.    Seventy percent of employers said they look what job candidates post on their Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and other accounts, according to a survey by CareerBuilders. Fifty-seven percent of companies said they have ruled out hiring ...

Ontario First Province to Pass Pay Transparency Legislation

Changes will Advance Women’s Economic Empowerment and Build Fairer, Better Workplaces Ministry of Labour Ontario passed legislation today to increase transparency in hiring processes and give women more information when negotiating compensation that is equal to their male peers, making Ontario the first province in Canada to do so. Starting on January 1, 2019, Ontario ...

CLOSED FOR CANADA DAY

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Canada Day long weekend!! We will be CLOSED Monday, July 2nd and will be REOPENING Tuesday, July 3rd at 8:30AM for our regular hours. We are sorry for any inconveniences. FIND OUT what is happening across the Quinte region this Canada Day. If you would like a Canada Day ...

Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

BY LEAH WEISS For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s ...

The Best Project Manager Cover Letter You Can Comprise

Written by: ELIZABETH HERON There comes a time when a project manager job ad appears on a school’s board or website. There might be suitable applicants for the role among teachers or parents. Nevertheless, they will need to have quality application files to get the job. Project management is financially and mentally beneficial in a ...