Tag: financial services

Executives warn competition for financial services talent is intensifying

The labour market isn’t just competitive for job seekers anymore – while Canada’s unemployment rate continues to decline, many employers are also struggling with recruiting and retaining highly skilled financial services employees. Continue reading

How student leaders choose where to work: Introduction

If you asked many new grads how they chose which employer to start their careers with, they’d probably tell you that they waited until the last minute (i.e., April) and frantically applied to any employer that was hiring for roles they were somewhat qualified for.

As we’ve discovered through our award-winning Student Voice initiative, which appears in Metro every Wednesday, some of them apply to hundreds of jobs with no response from employers. They feel desperate and panicked. As students, they were probably Unreachables and some of them may just be unlucky High Potentials.

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