Overview of CERB Changes

Overview of CERB Changes Last week (August 5, 2020) changes were announced to the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) as well as for a couple other key COVID supports. Here is a quick overview of what was announced: CERB CERB will be ended, and those currently on CERB will be transitioned to EI (CERB is […]

Advice for Work Refusals

Forrest Donaldson, HR Business Partner, has researched and compiled advice on responding to work refusals related to COVID-19. This post first contains key points, then dives into more situation-specific advice: For Essential Businesses The presumption for business marked essential by the government is that all aspects of work go into the essential end product. It is not for the employee […]

How to Land Your First Job: Recruitment and You!

Let’s not be diplomatic: finding your first job sucks. Employers are risk-averse, valuing proven experience above all else. This makes things hard when you’re applying to an entry level position, especially right out of school. After all, how can you grow your job-relevant skillsets if you don’t have a job yet? While you probably can’t […]