The New Social Media tool Google +

Google will be introducing Google + and this could be the next hot program according to the buzz over the web. As the number of facebook users start declining it leaves an opening for another social media engine, Google+ could be just that. Although not currently out for mass use there are invitations floating around out there, much in the same way Gmail started. It seems like this could be a game changer if it lives up to what the demo tour suggests. With functions like Circles that will allow you to easily group your friends, family and coworkers in different circles so that you don’t need to share everything with everyone. Making for a better user experience and solving a common issue that facebook users have. No more worries about the distant Aunt commenting on your pictures from last night, Read More…

Jobs! The Monday List: June 27 2011

Lead Safety Advisor Gemini Corporation Fort Saskatchewan Alberta, CA Class 3 Driver-Beaverlodge, Alberta CCS Corporation N/S  , CA Oncore Support Technician – Edmonton, AB CCS Corporation N/S  , CA Branch Manager #11AN-56 Western Financial Group Inc Calgary Alberta, CA Administrative Assistant – Infrastructure Rehabilitation DFI Edmonton Alberta, CA Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician DFI Rycroft Alberta, CA Technician – Warranty Finning (Canada) Richmond – Branch 14 British Columbia, CA Apprentice Parts – 1st Year Finning (Canada) Calgary – Branch 73 Alberta, CA Community Relations Manager FortisBC Inc. Surrey British Columbia, CA Sr. Mine Engineer – Planning – Horizon Oil Sands Canadian Natural Resources Limited Calgary, Edmonton Or Fort Mcmurray Alberta, CA Field Safety Advisors Gemini Corporation Fort Mcmurray Alberta, CA Logistics Coordinator-Beaverlodge, Alberta CCS Corporation N/S  , CA Facility Operator – LaGlace, AB CCS Corporation N/S  , CA Hydrovac Operator – Red Deer, AB DFI Red Deer Alberta, CA Intermediate Materials Read More…

HireGround Articles For Job Seekers: Mining sector leads solid hiring forecast

Mining is expected to lead the country’s hiring this summer, with overall hiring intentions the strongest in the East and the West, a quarterly survey to be released Tuesday shows. Canadian employers have solid hiring plans for the third quarter of this year – the fifth quarter in a row they have reported upbeat intentions, a Manpower survey of more than 1,900 employers found. Its seasonally adjusted net hiring outlook rose slightly to 16 per cent from the previous quarter and is six-percentage-points higher than last year. Mining, which includes mining precious metals and coal as well as oil and gas extraction, leads the country in its hiring outlook, a reflection of robust global demand and higher commodity prices. “It’s a hopeful hiring climate [for the July-to-September time frame],” said Lori Procher, Manpower Canada’s general manager. “Looking at longer-term hiring Read More…

HireGround Articles for Job Seekers: Calgary campaign launched to meet labour challenges

Attracting business and workers to the city By Mario Toneguzzi, Calgary Herald June 21, 2011 CALGARY — To be proactive about a severe labour shortage predicted to hit the city, Calgary Economic Development launched Tuesday a nationwide campaign to attract people and businesses. The CED has partnered with more than 30 members of Calgary’s corporate sector in the campaign named ‘Calgary. Be Part of the Energy.’ “This campaign I think really encapsulates what is special about Calgary,” said Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. “And that is that word energy. Not just the industry but the energy you feel in the air here, the energy we have in business, the energy we have in our community. “When I talk to business people in the community about the looming labour crunch, usually they tell me ‘you know something, it’s already here.’ We’re already Read More…

QR codes and Microsoft Tags can boost your bottom line – Business Monday – MiamiHerald.com

QR codes and Microsoft Tags can boost your bottom line – Business Monday – MiamiHerald.com.

HireGround Articles for Job Seekers: Tips for Student Job Hunters

The job market can be tough for young Canadians, with unemployment in that demographic currently about 14 per cent. So we asked career and human resource experts for their tips and advice for young job seekers on how to find work and boost their career prospects.