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The name Nigel Hapuarachchi has been synonymous with Acara’s success in not just the Mississauga region, but throughout Canada. Although Nigel has proven to be an exceptional leader since joining our organization—as validated by his recent promotion to Regional Director of Business Development—his career wasn’t always destined for the staffing and recruiting industry. In the…

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Talent and employment experts from across the country argued that ceasing the distribution of federal unemployment benefits would inundate the job market with qualified candidates. So far, their predictions couldn’t be more wrong. A total of 26 states chose to end some—or all—of the expanded unemployment benefits in recent weeks. State and local leaders in…

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Data scientists have quickly become one of the most in-demand jobs in the United States. These experts have a unique ability to gather disorderly data, analyze it, and transform it into a clearer and more comprehensible format. But as thousands of employers are currently competing for candidates with this niche skillset, a massive talent struggle…

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There were dozens of encouraging signs about the future of the U.S. labor market that were highlighted in the July Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Our team at Acara is here to break down the numbers and explain why these latest developments—such as significant job growth and reduced unemployment rates—signal promising developments for the American…

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A June 2021 survey from Monster polled 649 employed workers about their thoughts on finding a new job. The results were simply staggering. 95% of surveyed workers are currently considering changing jobs; 92% are open to switching industries to land a new position; 63% have been on the job hunt for one-to-three months; and 19%…

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Back in March of 2020, like most other Americans, I only expected to be out of the workplace for a short time. Little did I know that COVID-19 would wreak such havoc on our world and impact our lives so dramatically. As managers will soon begin conducting performance reviews on their team members, many of…

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In today’s candidate-driven labor market, top talent can afford to get picky about the types of job opportunities that they choose to pursue. As most job seekers tend to begin their employment searches online, it’s important for your organization to build a positive employer brand. The presence of an engaging and employee-first company reputation can…

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