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  • October 30, 2019

The Future Factory: The Impact On Workers – Part 2

Last week we defined the generations of manufacturing and discussed the industry’s digital transformati...

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  • October 23, 2019

The Future Factory: Generations of Manufacturing – Part 1

The last couple of weeks, we talked about the growing skills gap in Canada’s Tech sector. Today, we examine that

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  • October 17, 2019

Congratulations To Our TechCareers Graduates!

Last week we examined Calgary’s growing skills gap in the technology sector. This week, we congratulate...

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  • October 10, 2019

The Need for Tech Talent

Calgary is suffering from a significant “skills gap.” The city is home to nearly 225,000 professional...

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  • September 18, 2019

Elaine Brochu – emPOWER Me! A Profile on emPOWER’s Students

The employment market being what it has been for the last few years hasclearlychanged the responsibilitie...

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  • September 4, 2019

emPOWERing Women in Alberta’s Trades

Women account for less than 5% of the trades workforce at a time when North America faces a talent shortage

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  • August 7, 2019

5 STRATEGIES TO FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER AND EMBRACE DIGITAL CHANGE

It’s easy to buy into the hype that new and disruptive technologies — particularly, artificial intell...

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  • July 12, 2019

HOW TO UPSKILL YOUR WORKFORCE

With the reality of a global talent shortage, employers need to look at solutions to recruit, equip, and ...

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  • July 3, 2019

DEVELOPING DIGITAL LEADERS

While 80% of leadership capabilities remain the same – adaptability, drive, endurance and brightness ...

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  • June 26, 2019

ROBOTS TAKE TASKS, NOT JOBS: THE SKILLS RESHUFFLE

Most employers expect overall headcount to increase as a result of digitization, however, the impact vari...

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  • June 19, 2019

HUMAN SKILLS TRENDING: HARD TO FIND, EVEN HARDER TO TEACH

Demand for tech and digital skills is growing across all functions in Alberta, yet employers place increa...

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  • June 12, 2019

PREPARING FOR THE SKILLS REVOLUTION:

All Roads Lead to Learning Talent shortages are at a 12-year high and new skills are appearing as quickly as

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  • June 5, 2019

HOW TO USE YOUR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS TO CHANGE CAREERS

Changing careers can be daunting without the right skills. The great news is that you probably already ha...

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  • May 29, 2019

HIGH HOPES FOR AUTOMATION & THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Confidence in automation is growing globally. In 35 of 44 countries, more companies are planning to grow ...

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  • May 21, 2019

DOES YOUR RESUME PASS THE 6-SECOND TEST?

According to our Edmonton and Calgary recruitment teams, the average recruiter takes only about 6 seconds...

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  • May 15, 2019

THE PROS AND CONS OF JOB FAIRS

What is a job fair? Job fairs (also called hiring fairs, career fairs, placement paloozas) are events tha...

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  • April 24, 2019

WINNING IN THE WORLD OF WORK – OPERATOR JOBS IN HIGH DEMAND

There’s a high demand for material handling equipment (MHE) jobs in Alberta as large distribution centr...

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  • April 24, 2019

WEED IN THE WORKPLACE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AS AN EMPLOYER AND A JOB SEEKER

It’s been a hot topic for months and as the legalization of cannabis comes into effect on October 17, people

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  • April 24, 2019

Hot Job Alert: Manufacturing in Alberta

As Alberta’s economy continues to recover and is currently second in the country in growth, the job mar...

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