Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Big Opportunities in Big Pharma?

In the build up to this year’s event, Clinical Trials Innovation Asia 2018 and PharmaIQ released an interesting article entitled “Is the Clinical Trial System Broken?”.

The article explored the way that clinical trial methods are developing in order to keep up with the rapidly advancing technology in the life science sector. It concluded by arguing … Read More »

Do we fear the robot overlords? Or learn to harness the power of AI in the workplace?

Posted on November 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Recruitment. Comments Off on Do we fear the robot overlords? Or learn to harness the power of AI in the workplace?

If you send messages on your mobile phone and have the “predictive text” feature turned on, you’re familiar with AI. If you’ve clicked through recommended purchases on Amazon, or started watching a movie or TV show on Netflix that was “Suggested for You”, you’re familiar with AI. If a real-time virtual agent pops up on … Read More »

Where You Work is How You Work: Office Design Strategies

Posted on October 31st, by Julia Sustakova in Human Resources, Recruitment, Technology, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Where You Work is How You Work: Office Design Strategies

When looking to boost productivity or gain a competitive advantage, businesses tend to place an emphasis on hiring practices. This makes sense, companies know full well that they are only as efficient as their staff. But once that talent is in place, how can their full potential be realized? Smart businesses will not overlook the … Read More »

It Feels Good to Work: Standing Desks and the Rise of Ergonomic Technology

Posted on October 26th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Karen Epp, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on It Feels Good to Work: Standing Desks and the Rise of Ergonomic Technology

By now you’ve likely heard the statement that sitting is the new smoking. As far as alarming yet memorable catch phrases go, it’s not a bad one. While residing in a near-permanent state of butt to chair connection may not be as dangerous as some of the occupational hazards of our past (hunting wild animals … Read More »

As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Posted on October 11th, by Jessica Miles in In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Recent data from mainstream mining indices are showing a rapid decline in value, in some cases not seen since early 2016. The S&P TSX Metals & Mining Index has plummeted almost 19% from July this year, and the Global Index dropping almost 12% in the same period (July to October 2018).

As a reference, these indices … Read More »