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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May 22, 2022
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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.
March 15, 2022
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Students risk being ‘highly qualified but underprepared’ when graduating without a network

Students should take advantage of opportunities to build their networks before they graduate college or university, says RBC vice president Mark Beckles.
February 28, 2022
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New BACEL Training Program Offers ‘Roadmap’ to Business Success for Black Entrepreneurs

Through free training in skills development and networking, as well as mentorship opportunities, BACEL helps aspiring Black entrepreneurs overcome long-standing barriers.
February 18, 2022

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Mohamad Fakih Says Success Follows From Purpose

Fakih’s motto of “people, purpose and planet” means investing in the surrounding community and making staff active partners in his company’s operations.
February 4, 2022
Two men conduct a job interview with a female candidate.

How Microcredentials and Skills Development Can Help Facilitate Career Pivots

Experts say work precarity is here to stay for most. With career pivots the norm, microcredentials can help job seekers learn new skills and discover new opportunities.
December 16, 2021
Wes Hall, founder of Kingsdale Advisors

Wes Hall is Challenging Corporate Canada

Hall is one of Bay Street’s few Black executives. Now, through his platform on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, a new podcast and the BlackNorth initiative, and his first ever published novel, the entrepreneur wants to see a Canadian business world where his story isn’t so unique.
July 27, 2021
Ben, a job seeker on Employable Me

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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 9, 2016

Through Perseverance, The Stories Of Greatness

Magnet is a proud partner of the Northwest Coordinated Learning Access Network (CLAN). Together, we are building bridges to employment and education for members of the […]