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.
May 20, 2022
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Latest Building Future Ready Communities event explores multigenerational workforces

The Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour is a series of virtual events across all regions of Canada. Each one focuses on an issue related to the future of work.
May 12, 2022
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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.
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.’
November 16, 2021
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Why Job Seekers Should Think About the Future When Creating a Resume

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.
November 9, 2021

Spotlight On: WithYouWithMe’s Mission to Help Solve Underemployment

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.
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
Worker in wheelchair in a carpenter's workshop.

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.
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 […]
January 17, 2017

2017 I.D.E.A Conference

To help break down barriers to employment for Canadians with physical or mental disabilities, Magnet, a not-for-profit online network that connects job seekers to employers based […]