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Globe, Postmedia job cuts spark journalism school concern News

by Kait Morris Reaction continued Tuesday to news that two of Canada’s largest paper companies have been hit with job cuts. The Globe and Mail and the Postmedia-owned National Post announced job cuts on Monday. A total of 18 positions are planned to be axed at the Globe, including nine editorial jobs. The Post says it’s cutting seven

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Unemployment rate in Toronto puts pressure on soon-to-be grads News

By Victoria Quiroz Reaction continued Tuesday to the news that Toronto’s unemployment rate is now the second highest in the country. With an unemployment rate of 8.4 per cent, Toronto finds itself just behind St. Catharines’ 8.8 per cent unemployment rate – the nation’s highest. The data comes from a Statistics Canada report released late

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Humber makes Top Employer list for third straight year Uncategorized

By Jared Clinton Humber College has been named one of the Greater Toronto Area’s top employers for the third year running. Mediacorp Canada Inc., the company which compiled the list of top employers, praised the college for “(encouraging) employees to balance work and their personal lives.” The college employs over 1,400 full-time and 2,300 part-time

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Social media becomes prime employment tool Life

By Megan Rach The next Facebook friend you accept could be the request to success. A poll from Kelly Services released earlier this week revealed that across the Americas (United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Brazil), 41 per cent of people say they were contacted through social media for a job opportunity in the last year.

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