Economic Outlook in Canada for 2023: What it means for companies looking to hire

Heading into 2022, everyone was hopeful about the state of the economy as vaccines were rolling out and everyone was ready to wave goodbye to COVID shutdowns that have lingered since 2020.  Now that we only have one month remaining in 2022, let’s do a quick recap of the Canadian (and world) economy for the… Read More »

Why you should not accept a counteroffer

Congrats! You have made it all the way to the end of the application process and have received an offer from your potential new employer. All that is left for you to do is give your notice to your current employer and onto a new journey you go.   Just when you think every is… Read More »

How to attract more applicants to your job openings

As we reflect on 2022, how successful was your team in attracting talent this year?  Were you able to fill all your job openings in a timely fashion or was it difficult to catch the attention of the talent that you want.   Whether you’re scrambling to make the last minutes hires for the year,… Read More »

Why practicing for interviews is important

Confidence is a much-needed asset to have when interviewing for a new position, but confidence alone is not enough unless you are fully prepared. Although people can understand their industry inside and out, the lack of preparation is what can hurt someone in an interview the most.   A survey done in America shows that… Read More »

A Glimpse into the Minds of Today’s Talent

It’s very important for employers to keep their ears to the ground and understand what their own talent and talent in the market are looking for.  Often, the difference between keeping your employees and being able to hire on new talent versus losing your employees and not attracting any new talent is only a matter… Read More »

Expand Reach celebrates its 4 Year Anniversary!

To celebrate 4 years of success, our team enjoyed an afternoon of great food and some friendly competition amongst peers in the fun sport of bowling! Our team kicked off the afternoon with some amazing Japanese barbecue where everyone pushed the limits of their appetites in face of great food! Followed by a couple games… Read More »

Why you should not focus on money when looking for a new job

When job seekers look for a new position, they usually do so for various reasons.  But no matter what the reasons may be, a lot of attention seems to be focused on the monetary aspect when it’s time to decide whether the position is right for them.  While monetary compensation is important, one’s decision on… Read More »

Attracting Talent from Different Generations

The idea of diversity in the workforce is very important to a business’s success and has been a topic for many years now.  Diversity can come in many forms and one that often gets overlooked is the different times in which people grew up and the norms during those times.  Over the years, how people… Read More »

Electronic monitoring and what to expect with Bill 88

  With the rise of remote and hybrid work, the topic of electronic monitoring has been a topic of discussion throughout the Covid era.  From the employers’ side, they want to track performance to ensure there is no drop off while the staff is working from the comforts of their homes unsupervised.  For employees, they… Read More »

Conducting a Confidential Search with a Recruitment Firm

Most companies will post their job openings on social media and spread the news through word of mouth when there’s a need to hire for position for the team.  Some companies may even reach out to a trusted Recruitment Firm, such as Expand Reach because of the benefits that comes with having a partner help… Read More »