CALGARY – Calgary area employers are optimistic heading into the second quarter of this year and they are planning for a steady hiring climate, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. job openings and overall hiring both rose to five-year highs in September, signaling improvement in the job market.
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The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary has hired three new directors and 10 new faculty members in what amounts to the school’s largest academic hiring spree in a decade.
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OTTAWA – Companies are pulling back on their investment plans and keeping hiring modest amid growing uncertainty over the economic recovery, a Bank of Canada survey of business intentions suggests.
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CALGARY — Calgary area employers expect a steady hiring climate for the third quarter of this year with many of them in a holding pattern waiting for a decision on the Keystone pipeline project, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
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Lethbridge residents shot down a plan to bring in pre-trained police officers from the Maritimes as a way to cut local police training costs.
The Lethbridge regional police service floated the idea during a public meeting Tuesday night, following in the footsteps of other Alberta police forces who look to Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy in Prince Edward Island to help fill their ranks. The public meeting attracted about 75 people, many of them lawyers, councillors and social services representatives, who offered feedback on the police service’s budget, business plans and future priorities.
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EDMONTON – Employers in Edmonton expect a positive hiring climate for the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manpower employment outlook.
The survey found 26 per cent of employers plan to hire between January and March, while three per cent expect cutbacks, said Randy Upright, CEO of Manpower. Another 69 per cent of employers plan to maintain current staffing levels.
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It’s a big step for Alberta, and a tale of success for Sturgeon County.
Last Wednesday, Sturgeon County’s Economic Development Board fall business breakfast celebrated the sanctioning of a $5.7-billion Phase One bitumen refinery in Sturgeon County.
The North West Redwater Partnership Refinery will be built and operated by North West Upgrading and Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL).
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CALGARY — Confidence among Alberta’s entrepreneurs was on the rise in October for the second month in a row, according to the latest Business Barometer survey released Wednesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
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TORONTO— A new hiring survey issued by the Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) comes with a familiar old complaint: Good help is hard to find.
The survey released Friday by the big Canadian bank says 73 per cent of Canadian business are confident looking ahead to 2013 and nearly one in four plan to increase the size of their workforce.
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