Discover Ability Network connects job seekers with disabilities to inclusive employers

Discover Ability Network provide businesses with the information they need to recruit, train, and retain persons with disabilities.

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December 8, 2021

The Trucker Paradox and Labour Market Information

Ron Samson, senior manager of research and evaluation at Magnet, on how LMI can help us address workforce issues while understanding the future of the labour market.
November 30, 2021

Employer Flexibility More Important Amid ‘All-Out War’ for Young Talent, Global Expert Says

In a keynote address and moderated conversation at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, global strategy advisor and best-selling author Dr. Parag Khanna explains why he believes an ‘all-out war’ for young, talented workers is ‘just getting warmed up.’
October 13, 2021
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Remote Work and Your Small Business

pointA Executive Director Dorinda So on remote work strategies and smart commutes for SMEs.
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.
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.”
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.
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 […]
August 20, 2019

Transforming Today’s Workforce: How Bc Business Leaders Are Pioneering Diverse Hiring

At Magnet, we’re committed to initiatives that address diversity, skills, and talent in today’s modern workforce. Using intelligent job-matching technology, the Magnet platform promotes inclusive hiring […]
October 1, 2018

New Report and Workforce Experts Point to Positive Impact of AI, Robotics and Digitization on Future of Work

With the evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and digitization, the way we work may change, but there are also opportunities for job creation, workplace inclusion, […]
September 26, 2018

‘AI and the Future of the Canadian Workforce’ Podcast

The first episode in a two series podcast from Ask AI will be available this Friday, September 28, 2018, featuring Mark Patterson, Executive Director of Magnet, and […]
September 18, 2018

Is Canada Answering the Call for a ‘Future Workforce’?

There’s no question that Canada is doing its best to adapt to recent disruptive advances impacting its workforce, but it still faces a widening skills gap […]