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Deciding between a job offer and your current job: Tips for making the right move

We’ve moved! To find this article and more like it, check us out at our new home adecco.ca/blog and don’t forget to subscribe. Receiving a job offer from a prospective employer may be a great feeling, but you still have a decision to make: do you take the new job or stay at your current one? Faced with this tough decision, it’s time to take into consideration all aspects of your potential new job and your existing role to decide on a job offer.

You’ve learned how to negotiate a job offer, now you’re ready to master how to evaluate a job offer. Deciding between a job offer and your current job is not an easy process. There are many factors that must be taken into consideration to determine the best opportunity to pursue. With that in mind, let’s review a few key elements to successfully evaluate a job offer and make the best decision for you.

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What does a low unemployment rate mean to you?

We’ve moved! To find this article and more like it, check us out at our new home adecco.ca/blog and don’t forget to subscribe. With the record low unemployment rates Canada has seen in the last year, businesses have been faced with a candidate’s market, featuring strong competition for talent and rising average hourly wages. Even as the unemployment rate begins to cool off, it’s important to keep in mind the importance of low unemployment rates to your recruitment strategy.

July’s rise in the unemployment rate to 5.7 percent comes on the heels of months of record lows of the important economic indicator. The unemployment rate even hit a 43-year low of 5.4 percent in May and, while showing signs of cooling off, is still above what it was in July 2018. As we watch the unemployment rate in the coming months, let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of low unemployment for Canadians.

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Negotiating your job offer

We’ve moved! To find this article and more like it, check us out at our new home adecco.ca/blog and don’t forget to subscribe. You have the job offer. Now what? Negotiating a job offer can be scary, but with a good understanding of your value and the total compensation package that works best for you, you can get through the process successfully. Join us as we share all the negotiation tips you need for your next job offer.

Negotiating a job offer can be scary, especially if you’re unemployed and eager to (re)join the workforce. It might even seem ungrateful or greedy to you. However, the negotiation process is essential to ensuring that you’re compensated fairly for the skills and experience that you will bring to the organization.

Ready to start the job of your dreams with compensation that matches? We’ve got all the tips and tricks to negotiate the job offer you deserve!

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Thinking about a career in artificial intelligence? Here’s what you need to know

We’ve moved! To find this article and more like it, check us out at our new home roevin.ca/blog and don’t forget to subscribe. Artificial intelligence is always a hot topic in the world of work. Looking at the latest news about AI, it’s clear that even though there may be some growing pains when it comes to employment in the sector, it’s the way of the future. Check out our tips for setting yourself on a successful career path in AI.

AI and the future of work is a hot topic of conversation. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s alarmist predictions of the end of jobs for humans or the headline-making introduction of HSBC’s Pepper the Robot as a customer service tool to free up employees for more productive work, artificial intelligence in the workplace generates strong opinions.

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Working together: how to deal with millennials at work

We’ve moved! To find this article and more like it, check us out at our new home adecco.ca/blog and don’t forget to subscribe. When it comes to working with millennials, Gilbert Boileau, president of Adecco Canada, has some experience. Through Adecco’s CEO for One Month program, Gilbert has been shadowed by talented millennials who were learning the ins and outs of managing a successful organization. In this guest post, Gilbert and 2019’s CEO for One Month, Frances Doria, share what they’ve learned about the generation gap. So, whether you’re managing millennials in the workplace or just looking for tips on how to deal with them at work, read on for our expert advice.

For the past three years I have had the privilege of working with three bright millennials through Adecco’s CEO for One Month program. Each year, the successful participant shadowed me for one month, learning about the industry and our organization. As the president of Adecco Canada, I don’t often have the opportunity to work on a daily basis with people just entering our industry. That’s why it’s been refreshing to work with our Canadian CEO for One Month participants, who have given me a chance to reset and reexamine my worldview while encouraging their growth as young professionals.

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We’ve moved! Adecco Canada is excited to announce our new home for Lead Blog. You can now find us here: adecco.ca/blog.

At our new home, we will continue to have the same valuable insight into Canada’s current employment landscape, from industry analysis for employers to career advice for employees and job seekers.

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