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 […]
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
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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 […]
January 19, 2021
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The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 – What SMEs and Students Have in Common

Changes have been radical and difficult. By matching businesses and student opportunity seekers, Magnet is working to accelerate inclusive economic growth.
September 11, 2020

Magnet has a new look starting September 15th!

Magnet is proud to announce a revamp of our user experience, making it easier for job seekers, community partners, and employers to navigate the platform. Starting […]
May 26, 2020

Partner Case Study: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce uses Magnet to help support local businesses by connecting them to talent & business growth opportunities, and support job seekers by […]
May 25, 2020

Connect with Student Talent from Across Canada

Magnet and Orbis Communications are making it easy to reach students across Canada using Outcome Campus Connect. With Outcome Campus Connect, employers can engage in remote […]
December 11, 2019

5 Key Ways Canada can Succeed in the Future of Work

The future of work is changing – and ensuring all Canadians, specifically young Canadian talent are ready for these changes when entering the workforce was a […]
February 26, 2019

Learn How Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa Uses Magnet to Match Their Clients to Meaningful Employment (Video)

Wonder how employment services providers use Magnet to help their clients find meaningful employment? Hear first-hand how Youth Service Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) uses Magnet to […]
December 17, 2018
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Work Integrated Learning a key topic at Conference Board of Canada’s Education and Skills Symposium

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) was the key topic for a panel discussion moderated by Magnet’s Executive Director, Mark Patterson, during the Conference Board of Canada’s Education […]