5 on Friday: The Hunt for Talent

5 on Friday: The Hunt for Talent

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 18, 2018 Businesses across the country are scrambling to attract the skilled workers they need to support their growth plans. This week we’re looking at five approaches to the hunt for talent.   5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo.     5 approaches to talent attraction Talent acquisition: Enter the cognitive recruiter … Read More

5 on Friday: Canada’s Aging Population

5 on Friday: Canada’s Aging Population

By Aileen MurrayBlog

May 11, 2018 Today we’re going to look at the work underway to understand and address the implications of an aging population. By 2050, 31 per cent — nearly a third of all Canadians — will be 60 or older. Here are five takes on the economics of Canada’s aging population.         … Read More

5 on Friday: Post secondary institutions

5 on Friday: Post secondary institutions

By Aileen MurrayBlog

April 26, 2018 This week I want to look at the role of post -secondary institutions as a driver of local economic development activity. Increasingly post -secondary institutions are developing programs that upon and reflect the unique assets and strengths of the local community. They are also increasingly exploring ways to contribute to the economic … Read More