Discover Ability Network supports job-seekers, employers to achieve inclusive employment

After years supporting employers, and connecting them with job seekers, the Discover Ability Network is about to host its first conference, the Diversity in Business ROI Conference.

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June 18, 2021
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How Cultural Support Can Help Indigenous Students Navigate the Post-Secondary Experience

Indigenous relations consultant Michael Etherington says he ‘sorely needed’ the balance, comfort, and awareness he gained from utilizing on-campus cultural support while studying at Lakehead University.
June 1, 2021
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Search for Dignity of Life Finds Success in Canada

Born with a genetic vision disorder, Mufaddal Munshi lost his sight days after graduating from university in his native India. He moved to Canada in 2018, hoping to fulfill a dream of finding a home where his disability would be less of an impediment to his everyday life and work.
May 28, 2021
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How to Ensure Your Hiring is Diverse and Inclusive

There’s no questioning the case for increased workplace diversity and inclusion. However, employers at many small- and medium-sized businesses are often unsure how to encourage and attract a more diverse group of candidates. Here’s what they should keep in mind.
May 17, 2021

How to Find and Hire a Work-Integrated Learning Student

Expert tips and advice for employers looking to hire WIL students to fill short-term employment opportunities.
May 12, 2021

Matching Personalities to the Right Career Path With ALiGN

A case study showing how Magnet partnered with WoodGreen Community Services in Toronto on the Accelerating Possibilities workforce development project.
May 7, 2021
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Why Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Should Invest in Cybersecurity

With costly threats on the rise, cybersecurity is an especially urgent concern for small- and medium-sized businesses. Learn about the risks, and get valuable cybersecurity tips for your business.
April 22, 2021
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Understanding the “Halo Effect”: How to Handle This Potential Bias in the Job Interview

A psychological phenomenon job seekers can use to their advantage.
April 6, 2021
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With Unique Pandemic Response, Canada’s Riipen Helps Both Students and Businesses

By making its service free for most users in the midst of COVID-19 upheaval, Riipen was able to connect more students to meaningful work integrated learning experiences, while also helping the small- and medium-sized businesses that benefit from student placements.
March 23, 2021

How to Find a Great Co-op or Internship Placement, According to the Pros

If you’re a post-secondary student who is looking for a placement right now, here are seven tips from the experts that can help make your search a success.
March 19, 2021
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Disruption Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic Presents Opportunity to Improve Access to Childcare

COVID-19 has made childcare access a front-of-mind concern for Canadians of all income levels, not just those who are less fortunate. With the issue - and its broader labour implications - so firmly in the spotlight, now is the time to find equitable solutions to an important and oft overlooked problem.
March 10, 2021
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A Simple Guide to Registering Your Business

Registering a business in Canada might seem complex, but once you know which type of business structure is best for you, the process is relatively straightforward.
March 5, 2021

More Jobs in One Place! Magnet’s New Public Job Board Feature is Here

Magnet is proud to introduce a brand new feature that will make it easier for users to search for jobs across Canada. The Public Job Board […]
March 3, 2021
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What is Prepr?

Prepr’s team of passionate changemakers, collaborators, and growth engineers have a mission to strengthen collaboration between the public and private sectors through key challenges that affect communities, organizations, and governments all around the world. Its goal is to create lasting and impactful solutions for organizations by building up innovation capacity and redefining culture through a more diverse and inclusive approach to learning and innovation.
February 23, 2021
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How Recruiting Technology Is Making the Future More Equitable

Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.
February 12, 2021
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Inspired by International Students, AyeWork Employment App Finds Eager Audience Among Both Job Seekers and Businesses

Designed to help international students find gig work, the AyeWork platform has become a valuable tool for a wide range of job seekers and employers.
February 3, 2021

How to Choose the Right Structure for Your Small to Medium-Sized Business

This is a guest post by Ownr If you’re starting a small to medium-sized business in Canada, you’ll need to register your business and ultimately choose […]