5 on Friday: Amazon’s HQ2

5 on Friday: Amazon’s HQ2

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  June 22, 2018 Economic developers are well aware that Amazon issued a Request for Proposals for a new corporate headquarters which will create 50,000 new jobs and include a $5 billion investment in construction. The RFP called for communities with a population of over 1 million, business-friendly environment, close to international airport, major highways, … Read More

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