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360 poll results: Top campus recruitment priorities for 2013-2014

The summer is a busy time for campus recruitment professionals across Canada as you prepare to launch new on-campus and online campus recruitment campaigns for the 2013-2014 school year.

Due to labour shortages and skills gaps, competition for talent continues to heat up in many industries, including natural resources (mining, oil and gas, forest products, etc.), financial services and technology. Continue reading

Conference recap: How Bayer CropScience created an internship program with a 99% satisfaction rate

On first glance, it may seem like Canada’s agriculture industry and the businesses operating within it are facing some impossible talent attraction challenges.

As Bayer CropScience HR Business Partner Tara Fowlie explained in the opening for her presentation at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference, the world’s population (and its demand for food) continues to grow exponentially while, at the same time, the amount of farmland is decreasing. Continue reading

A vision for a healthy campus recruitment ecosystem in Canada

As Canada’s population ages and Baby Boomers retire, healthy campus recruiting and retention will play an increasingly crucial role in balancing our labour issues and growing Canada’s economy.

At the 2013 CACEE National Conference in Edmonton on June 10th, 2013, TalentEgg founder Lauren Friese presented her vision for the future of attraction, recruitment and retention in Canada, and demonstrated what employers, career services staff and other key stakeholders need to do in order to create a healthy campus recruitment ecosystem, including how they view students, the quality of the candidate experience and creating a Gen Y-friendly workplace. Continue reading

TalentEgg’s 2013 On-Campus Recruiting Report

Planning your on-campus recruiting initiatives for the fall?

TalentEgg’s new On-Campus Recruiting Report features survey results from top Canadian post-secondary students and recent graduates about their on-campus recruitment habits and preferences that will help you make the most of the increasingly limited time and resources at your disposal. Continue reading

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