In an interview for the Canadian Abilities Foundation’s Parlay series, Magnet Executive Director Mark Patterson explains why it’s important to ‘get out of the historical mindset’ when building a resume, or pitching yourself to a potential employer.
Founded in Australia and now growing quickly in Canada, the organization provides free training courses and boot camps to help veterans, military spouses, and Indigenous people find employment at in-demand tech jobs.
Mo Malayeri is the founder of multiple startups, but considers himself a community builder first. When he and his cofounders launched Tribe in 2018, they wanted to create a digital space that was more than a sales tool, but a launch pad for collaboration and learning.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.