Spirit of innovation starts from corner office

Globe and Mail – Report on BusinessFebruary 2, 2009 Jiri Maly and Carol Deacon Canadian companies were once among the most innovative in the world, but this leadership position has been fading for some time. We’ve been slipping on a variety of areas,...

VIP: Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Diversity in the WorkplaceFebruary 2009 In 2007 a survey of 1,000 members of the Canadian working population was undertaken. The results were nothing short of startling. Seventy-seven percent said they believed diversity led to innovation and a competitive advantage...

HR 101: Diversity Plans

HR Professional MagazineFebruary/March 2009 Duff McCutcheon Here are two good reasons for implementing a diversity plan in your organization: it’s good for business and it’s a tremendous boon to attracting and retaining talent. The fact is you can’t...

Internships open doors for new Canadians

Waterloo RecordJanuary 30, 2009 Record Staff KITCHENER – Skilled immigrants in Waterloo Region should have better access to their field of expertise, thanks to a new internship program. A partnership between the Waterloo Region Immigrant Employment Network and...

Peel looks at future labour market

Mississauga NewsJanuary 27, 2009 John Bikila The Region of Peel is conducting a major research project in an effort to better gauge the needs and skills of people in the local labour market. The Peel Labour Market Survey will look at the employment experiences of...