Do less harm: Brittany Bingham on Indigenous-centred health care

Brittany Bingham explains the importance of individual and systemic change to ensuring Indigenous persons can safely access health care in Canada.

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October 5, 2021
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Are Microcredentials the Solution for Continuing Education?

Microcredentials are an increasingly popular learning tool. Bill Heinrich, Director of Mindset at Orbis, says that trust, verification, and transparency will determine their success and staying power in the next ten years.
September 20, 2021
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Betting on Potential: How Employers and Workers Can Navigate a Hanging Labour Market

The future of work is full of unknowns, but Zabeen Hirji, Executive Advisor, Future of Work at Deloitte Canada, and former Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC, has ideas for how we can all navigate the constantly changing labour landscape.
September 1, 2021
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CEWIL Introduces New Work-Integrated Learning Resources for Employers and Community Partners

Produced in partnership with Magnet, these multimedia videos and write-ups can help businesses better navigate working with students.
August 27, 2021

Helping Young Job Seekers Understand Their Strengths

After completing a personality assessment using Magnet’s ALiGN tool, job seekers in the ADaPT training program say they feel empowered and inspired by what it tells them. Read our case study to find out why.
July 27, 2021
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Employable Me Documentary Series Features Magnet’s ALiGN Personality Assessment Tool

Ben, a visually-impaired job seeker on season four of the award-winning Canadian show, finds out how a personality assessment can inform his job search.
July 16, 2021

Building Future Ready Communities: Breaking Silos to Support Job Seekers and Employers

Magnet and EnPoint are proud to launch a new series of webinars to explore the future of work with leaders across Canada. Our first stop was New Brunswick, where panelists discussed initiatives to build bridges between organizations, employers, and workers to support inclusive recovery and growth on the heels of COVID-19.
June 29, 2021

A Future of Work that Works for All

Highlights from a CERIC webinar, moderated by Magnet Executive Director Mark Patterson, exploring the themes of Zabeen Hirji’s keynote address at Cannexus21, “Building a Future of Work that Works for All.”
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
Mufaddal Munshi

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.